Web Design for Nonprofits

Today, I had an awesome guest speaker for my Mercy College web design students, Gail Orser from Strategies for Organizational Success LLC, to speak about her professional experience working with non-profits. She shared about the importance of creating a good mission and vision statements along with the need for nonprofits to develop SMART Goals for… Continue reading Web Design for Nonprofits

NRA Instructor’s Course Part 1

This week I am enrolled in a NRA Basic Instructor course for shooting pistols. For Part 1 of this course we discussed, “What does it means to be a NRA Instructor?” This course covers how to actually teach the “NRA” way and present their materials that are used in their basic shooting course. We did… Continue reading NRA Instructor’s Course Part 1

What’s Your Passion?

The definition of passion can be viewed as enthusiasm and patience. Basically, if you have passion for a purpose, then you will succeed. If you lose interest in the vision, then you will most likely fail at whatever your doing because your heart isn’t in the mission. When teaching my students I often suggest when… Continue reading What’s Your Passion?

Gamification

What was your favorite board game to play growing up? Mine was either checkers or monopoly. Games help us learn rules and to plan strategies to win, but should games be used in a classroom or in business? First, let's explore define Gamification: Gamification is about transforming the classroom environment and regular activities into a game.… Continue reading Gamification