Posted April 8, 2013
Part of the problem is that in our determination to shape children who are happy and feel good about themselves, we’re praising them too much, and for the wrong things.
Posted November 15, 2012
A few suggestions to help build a strong partnership with your child's school
Posted September 7, 2012
We cannot reasonably expect children to exhibit enlightened traits and demonstrate civil discourse (or common courtesy) unless they practice these behaviors, and see them modeled by the important adults in their lives.
Posted May 17, 2012
Value-added assessment model could be a win-win solution.
Posted April 21, 2012
In schools, there’s a stark contrast between the needs and preferences of digital learners and the “typical” classroom experience they have each day.
Posted December 21, 2011
In middle school is when many of our children assume their identities as learners and discover their gifts in the various intelligences.
Posted September 17, 2011
How can parents counter negative media influences and cultivate wholesome, productive social awareness in our children?
Posted August 12, 2011
Posted May 5, 2011
The point of homework and projects is for students to practice skills, reinforce concepts, conduct research, shape work habits, and so forth. When parents do the work, they nullify skill development for their children.
Posted February 28, 2011
There are many factors to consider when deciding if your child is ready for kindergarten