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
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.
Watch this video from Carol Dweck about how praise can help or hurt a child’s ability to develop a “growth mindset”, the belief that we can grow and change.
Kids always do better on a schedule. When I learned Michele Obama taught her girls to wake up and get ready for school when they were in kindergarten, I had to try it with my girls, who were already well into second grade. I have to say, it was much easier than you’d think.
The Learning Gap… Sometimes you see a video and it really moves you. This one did. As adults, we often forget how much we have
If you are a parent of an SFUSD student, you are now well aware of furlough days, the mandatory days that the district has ordered