Many schools have cut, or are cutting, school nurses which is a mistake because they fill a vital role in the school system.
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February 24, 2013
February 20, 2013
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
What do our children learn from the negative anonymous comments that surround them?
February 06, 2013
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
Educators, as well as parents, have the opportunity to inspire students to want to gain ownership over their own learning.
January 22, 2013
Days of service and no name calling weeks should be at the core of what schools do every day.
January 04, 2013
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 services are vitally important for meeting student needs but there is a delicate balance between educating and enabling.
October 28, 2012
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...
October 26, 2012
People who are keenly aware of the trials and tribulations of life understand that since birth life has offered us different opportunities to build coping skills. Life is not kind to everyone. It doesn't matter if it's a break-up gone bad or a death in the family, we don't leave this planet unscat...