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Entries by Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. from 11/2011

Obama Takes 2012 into His Own Hands

| Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

Having compromised for most of his first term, Obama seems to have cleared the way to play hardball. He is promising some movement, one way or another.

Remembering the $17 Million Dollar Witch Hunt of Mike Espy

| Posted 11.08.2011 | Black Voices

While contemplating writing an article about Johnny Dupree, African American Gubernatorial candidate for the state of Mississippi, I was reminded of t...

Analyzing the Media's Role in the Political Process

| Posted 11.11.2011 | Media

In a liberal democracy, the aim of a free press is to continually scrutinize the government and provide people with accurate and impartial information so that they can act on it accordingly.

Educating and Nurturing Homeless Students

| Posted 11.11.2011 | Education

Teachers are the first line of defense but we all have to pitch in and do what we can to ensure that all of our country's children have the chance to lead happy, healthy lives.

Creating and Sustaining Educational Change 101

| Posted 11.18.2011 | Education

Too often, the most critical decisions concerning the educational system are made by people without the capacity to understand the inner workings of the individual school and what it takes to ensure no child is left behind.

The Keys to Student Success

| Posted 11.28.2011 | Education

Advocacy is an essential part of a teacher's profession. When teachers advocate for a student, their action conveys the message that the teacher cares about their well being and also creates a positive bond between teacher and student.

The 10 Types of Friends Who Will Ruin Your Relationships Part I

| Posted 11.28.2011 | Black Voices

All is fair in love and war, but one of the avoidable hindrances to relationships may be the company you keep. Hopefully this list will equip you with the power of discernment.