The state of Hawaii has a great program that teaches young children about their own culture. It's a program we could all learn from these days.
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February 24, 2014
January 28, 2014
Building a healthy foundation is vitally important for a student's growth, but we know that happens before children ever step foot into school, and the Alberta Family Initiative has a great video to highlight the process.
January 17, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has spent most of his time as secretary saying the public education system is failing, and it really needs to stop.
January 10, 2014
When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.
December 31, 2013
NY State Education Commissioner John King has sent out memo after memo in 2013 explaining what he meant...public education deserves more than a memo.
December 03, 2013
Unfortunately, with our present accountability system that focuses on numbers more than social-emotional learning, conferences are at risk of focusing more on what children can't do rather than what they can. Flipping the conference can lead to a more positive outcome.
October 26, 2013
NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?
October 16, 2013
Recently, some schools banned tag while others banned balls and post-game handshakes. Have some adults in school lost all common sense?
September 30, 2013
Is the U.S.'s obsession with sports hurt our academic standing around the world?
September 23, 2013
Redshirting is a popular practice in sports, but does it work for kindergarten?