Lessons from other philanthropists

It is not a secret that Patrick Dwyer, one of the most proficient wealth advisors in the United States, has always been aware of the others’ needs and a promoter of the common good. Aside from his financial job, Dwyer is also known for his philanthropic work. Through his foundation, The Dwyer Family Foundation, he… Continue Reading

Why do teachers need to be humanists, competent, and creative?

Paulo Freire, a Brazilian educator and philosopher, once said, “Education will not change the world, it will change the people who are going to change the world.”  Sometimes teachers forget how powerful their words and actions can be for students.  The Dwyer Family Foundation has covered just how impactful a teacher’s words can be in… Continue Reading

Special education matters if we want to reach inclusion

Special education is defined by the United States Department of Education as “…specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, …”  The previous is an excerpt from Section 300.39 of the Code of Federal Regulations, which covers the assistances that states require to educate… Continue Reading

Mind what you say, you never know the impact it will have

Teachers are a powerful force in any child’s upbringing.  They can spend up to a third of the day educating young and curious minds.  This education can often times influence a child’s prospects for the future.  Students look up to teachers.  They see their educators as all-knowing beings.  They can’t fathom a teacher not knowing… Continue Reading