It’s important for parents to communicate with teachers about our high expectations for our children’s schooling. Below is my list of expectations for all my child’s teachers.
Having trouble getting out the door? Is helping with homework making you and your kid crazy? These resources will help you help your child learn at home.
Access to quality summer learning shouldn’t depend on a family’s income or a internet access. What we can do to stop the “summer slide” for low-income families.
It turns out that loving your kids is not only important in raising healthy happy kids–it also makes them smarter! Here are ways you can show the LOVE to your kids.
I’m sharing a few tips for new parents on establishing a bedtime routine that gets your kids (and YOU!!!) to sleep!
This is the first in a series of posts on personal narrative and storytelling. Stay tuned for more posts on this theme! Wow! We all have a story to tell. Each and every one of us. Telling these stories is important. It matters… Our Stories Matter! Recently, I rediscovered StoryCorps, a great resource for teachers […]
According to new research on the brain, playing music helps us learn–one of many reasons to fight for high quality music instruction in ALL our schools.
We are moving away from two different types of instruction… one for low-performing students based on test-taking and memorization of facts and one for high-performing students where students learn to analyze and critique their own thinking.
Here are some helpful resources for parents looking to advocate at the classroom, site or district level for quality programming for gifted kids.
Why we can’t talk about honors without understanding the concept of structural racism and how it plays out in our schools.
Are our schools cultivating or killing our kids creativity? Ken Robinson shares some thoughts.