Parent’s and teacher’s dirty little secret Synching what’s on the screen and what actually happens in real life is rare Parent’s and teacher’s have a dirty little secret. Children and students assume we live what we tell them. This is the mission of authenticity: To be the exception where this is actually true. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.