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Posted on 11/06/2017
This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.
Posted on 10/30/2017
Tutors help students young and old to better their education, improve their skills and gain more success in a field of their choice. Why should you consider becoming a tutor?
Posted on 10/23/2017
When a friend or family member gets sick, it’s difficult to see them lay in bed stifling their sniffles and running a fever. What can you do to make them feel better?
Posted on 10/16/2017
Halloween can be even more meaningful this year by promoting an altruistic lifestyle and giving back to your community. Check out these 13 spooky Halloween fundraising ideas.
Posted on 10/09/2017
Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health. How, you ask? Today we dive in and see how positive thoughts can make you healthier.
Posted on 10/02/2017
October happens to be Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. So, how can you celebrate this month and support another incredible cause? We have some cool canine concepts.
Posted on 09/25/2017
It can be difficult to decide how to give, what you can give or even where to give to. Today let's take a closer look at how to donate with a purpose to disaster relief.
Why Recognize through LSA?Denise Norman, Cluster 6 Coordinator on 09/20/2017
Posted on 09/18/2017
Art galleries are a beneficial component of any neighborhood. Check out some of the ways art galleries are important and why you should visit them this fall.
Posted on 09/11/2017
Turns out, regular writing and keeping a journal actually has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits. Today, we’re going to check them out.
Posted on 09/04/2017
What does Labor Day actually mean, and how can you use an altruistic lifestyle to get involved? Today, let's talk about the history of Labor Day and some ideas for you to join in.
- Carla Olmez, Cluster 3 Coordinator on 08/30/2017
Posted on 08/28/2017
Being kind to a stranger may seem simple, but it often requires a conscious effort to do. How can you show kindness to strangers in your life? We have 10 ideas to start.
- Kelly Speiser, Cluster 2 Coordinator on 08/23/2017
Posted on 08/21/2017
How can you celebrate National Senior Citizens Day? We’re glad you asked. We have some ideas on how to honor senior citizens today, this week and for more times to come.
Posted on 08/07/2017
For individuals and their families, the words “You need a new organ” are earth-shattering. Luckily, we can make a difference. Check out five reasons for you to become an organ donor.
Posted on 07/31/2017
This August, we celebrate National Water Quality Month. How can you have an impact on water quality? We’ve got some ideas for the role you play in making a difference.
Posted on 07/24/2017
How can you live an altruistic lifestyle when negativity is on your mind? Today we've got the answers as we share six tips to help train your brain to be more positive.
Posted on 07/20/2017
There are lots of worthy nonprofits out there who need financial support, so how can you pick just one? Today, we're here to help you learn how to choose the right charity for donating.
Posted on 06/26/2017
When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to other priorities. Luckily, today we thought of a couple ways to bring it back to the forefront of your life.
Posted on 06/05/2017
While every individual is unique and has their own preferences, there are some general guidelines to follow when interacting comfortably and respectfully with people with disabilities.
- Jessica Raba on 05/31/2017
- Jessica Raba on 05/18/2017
Posted on 05/10/2017
Storytelling is powerful, and it has enormous benefits in store for you and those around you. Today we're going to talk about how storytelling can impact your life.
- Jessica Raba on 04/28/2017
- Jessica Raba on 04/19/2017
Posted on 04/17/2017
Whether it's a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you, but positively influences you as well. Here's six ideas to get started.
Jessica Raba on 04/12/2017
LSA accepted a Lutheran Crusader Fund grant last week at LuHi. Learn more about the grant and read what was shared with the student body at LuHi's annual Lutheran Crusader Fund chapel service.
Posted on 03/27/2017
Despite their age, children can have a powerful impact in the community, if only we encourage them to do so. Here are four reasons kids should start volunteering young.
Jessica Raba on 03/23/2017
The where, when, and what of digital communication, and some lessons we've learned.
Posted on 03/21/2017
If you’re looking for cool ways to donate your gently used items, check out this list of things you can and should donate, and some unique ideas of where to give them.
Jessica Raba on 03/17/2017
It's March, and the end of the school year is around the corner! Plan now for success - read on for some ideas and opportunities!
Posted on 03/15/2017
This Women’s History Month, get your school or organization involved by showing support for the women in your community. Check out these ways you can remember powerful women from history, while advocating for women today.
- Jay Wilkinson (Guest Blogger) on 03/01/2017
- Mindy Stern (Guest Blogger) on 02/01/2017
- Jessica Raba on 01/25/2017
- Mark Schoepp (Guest Blogger) on 01/18/2017
- Jessica Raba on 01/11/2017
- Posted on 01/10/2017
Posted on 01/06/2017
Check out the new podcast from Dr. Bernard Bull: The Moonshot Education Show!
- Jessica Raba on 01/04/2017
- Jessica Raba on 01/02/2017
Jessica Raba on 01/01/2017
A little honest reflection and some grace - the recipe to a great 2017?
Posted on 12/26/2016
Keep that Christmas spirit going! While the gifts in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" may be a little strange by today's standards, you can still celebrate by giving gifts in your community.
Posted on 12/23/2016
Grant Lichtman's blog offers insight into a variety of schools, all over the country, which are trying innovative approaches to learning. If you have the chance to give his posts a skim, you may walk away with an idea or two that you can make your own! Never stop imagining the possibilities for student learning and experiences!
Posted on 12/22/2016
As a leader, are you trying to make some big changes? Here are some lessons learned from those who have been successful. A must read!
Posted on 12/21/2016
Turns out, giving gifts is not only fun, but it’s good for you too! That’s right, giving benefits more than your soul; it’s good for your body. How might you engage with these concepts with your students?
Posted on 12/20/2016
Can coloring help relieve stress in high school students? This librarian thinks so! Read her article from the School Library Journal. What do you think? Would you try this in your school?
Posted on 12/19/2016
Has your staff been exploring the concept of mindset? This article in the Atlantic is a Q&A with Carol Dweck, the researcher who has shared much on the possibilities afforded by considering growth and fixed mindsets. This helps to clear up some misconceptions about how to foster growth mindset. Enjoy!
Posted on 12/17/2016
Catlin Tucker is a HS English teacher who focuses a great deal on blended learning and technology in the classroom. She isn't focused on flashy, but rather on the larger goals and how tech can help. Today's good read is about a tool that can be used to increase students' media literacy. Enjoy!