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Author: Dan Lipford

Dan Lipford is an educational consultant, master tutor, teacher, and Director of Special Projects for Judi Robinovitz Associates Educational Consulting and Score At The Top Learning Centers & Schools. He loves learning, empowering students, writing educational material and blogs, and reading almost everything. His poetry has appeared in multiple small press journals. He has a master’s degree speech-language pathology and lives with his wife, Barbara, and their Cairn puppy, Ash.

Posted Oct. 19, 2017, 8 a.m. by Dan Lipford | View Comments
Here's the Secret to Making This School Year the Best Ever

Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny ~ Mahatma Gandhi The single most important element to make this school year great is your thoughts, because that’s where it starts. Elena Aguilar wrote a blog on edutopia.org in August 2012 aimed at teachers, but it’s equally applicable to students. Here’s part of what she said: “If I could, ...