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The world needs what you have to offer

By Gerry Chidiac / February 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the world of education, we’re preparing our students for an uncertain future. Some of…

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Music can touch our hearts and give us hope

By Gerry Chidiac / January 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Lebanese-American writer Kahlil Gibran said, “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the…

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It’s foolish to attempt to place a dollar value on human potential

By Gerry Chidiac / January 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

As part of my Social Justice 12 class, I have students present their research on…

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Power of the Catholic church can tear down walls – even along borders

By Gerry Chidiac / January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

As tensions mount in the United States over whether a wall should be built along…

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The lessons Fred Rogers taught us still resonate

By Gerry Chidiac / January 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fred Rogers said, “Discovering the truth about ourselves is a lifetime’s work, but it’s worth…

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What kind of legacy are you leaving in your wake?

By Gerry Chidiac / January 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Celebrated American filmmaker Steven Spielberg said, “It’s a Wonderful Life shows that every human being…

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Drawing out the gifts every child carries

By Gerry Chidiac / December 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

The greatest gift to a teacher is seeing former students doing well in life. I’ve…

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Invest in education to ensure a strong democracy

By Gerry Chidiac / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Former American president Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their…

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Why Santa Claus matters, regardless of your faith

By Gerry Chidiac / December 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Though it’s technically the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ for Christians, many traditions…

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Living well in the moment to create the best past and future

By Gerry Chidiac / December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

The concept of time is intriguing. We all have a past and we all have…

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