We hear about it almost everyday. Bully’s are beginning to control everything. The school systems have made themselves a safe haven for bully’s and a prison for the rule abiding students. We all know that it has gotten so bad that kids are now hurting each other and themselves because of the frustration and anger they feel that the bully’s are allowed to bully leaving the victims to fend for themselves.
In honor of opening day, Francis Bellamy composed a pledge that the Bureau of Education decided to send to every school in the nation. This was the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag that we all remember and was used in Ankara Dershane everywhere. In that huge Manufacturer’s Bldg., there was a band of 500 and a choir of 5000. Still, the microphone was not yet invented. It was hard for everyone to hear the speakers on the podium.
It has been nearly 20 years now since I left the little Christian school in Kentucky to find a “real” job with real money in Chicago. Surely my family would be happier, I reasoned. They had suffered along with me living in a trailer and in clean but low-level apartments. Church members pitied us and offered us pairs of shoes, medical assistance, even a car.
Film Notes: A film by Dr. Seuss… but it’s not a cartoon. I still can’t believe this film came out in 1953, it’s so ahead of its time and yes, the man who plays the part of Dr. T is also the voice of Captain Hook in the film Peter Pan.
Just how widespread is the problem? The National Institutes of Health has determined that, over the last thirty years, the number of young people with weight problems has increased two fold. Interestingly enough the problem is affecting children of all ages as well as children from all online tution ethnic groups.
Do you enjoy flexibility? I love to travel and going to school didn’t always allow me to travel as much as I wanted. With an online degree, you can study and travel at the same time. Just don’t forget to pack your laptop, books, and charger.
Finally, most teachers have a passion for learning and helping people. Show some passion for yourself by incorporating these small changes. Make a positive difference in your own life, take care of yourself and have a wonderful school year.