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March 28, 2013

Are We Too Busy to Imagine...

With an increase in accountability, schools are losing the ability to offer students the opportunity to wonder.

February 24, 2013

When Schools Cut Nurses

Many schools have cut, or are cutting, school nurses which is a mistake because they fill a vital role in the school system.

February 20, 2013

Building Resilient Children

If we really want our children to be successful when they grow up, then we need to begin teaching them how to be resilient now.

February 17, 2013

Growing Up in a World of Anonymous Comments

What do our children learn from the negative anonymous comments that surround them?

February 06, 2013

Bridging the Digital Divide Is Like Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

On Digital Learning Day where we are supposed to highlight what to do with technology, we should also be thinking of those who lack the opportunities to infuse technology into what they do.

January 26, 2013

Who Owns the Patent on Learning?

Educators, as well as parents, have the opportunity to inspire students to want to gain ownership over their own learning.

January 22, 2013

Service to Others Should Last All Year Long

Days of service and no name calling weeks should be at the core of what schools do every day.

January 04, 2013

Who Is Your Role Model?

Our children are bombarded with messages about who they can be when they grow up and it's more important now than ever to make sure that were are offering them the opportunity to learn from positive role models.

December 20, 2012

Special Education: A Delicate Balance Between Educating & Enabling

Special education services are vitally important for meeting student needs but there is a delicate balance between educating and enabling.

October 28, 2012

Do Public Schools Educate Difficult Children or Just Maintain Them?

They wanted Jade to move. It didn't matter if they were an aide, teacher or principal, when she walked in they didn't want to engage with her. When Jade didn't want to do work in the classroom she fell to the floor and began having a temper tantrum. It seemed like 2 year old behavior coming from t...

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