Monthly Archives: October 2012

The school that works together and plays together saws trees and gets us up and running together…

Dealing with the aftermath of Sandy on campus!

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a new film about dyslexia…on HBO

I had the honor to attend the opening of an HBO documentary about dyslexia. A very powerful story and lots of fodder for those of us in schools…watch it as it premieres on Monday, October 29, 2012. http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/the-big-picture-rethinking-dyslexia/index.html

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What makes the difference in the classroom?

Interesting piece on environments that are conducive to learning… http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/opinion/sunday/intelligence-and-the-stereotype-threat.html?emc=eta1

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“Be Kind. Be Fair, Be Responsible.” On kindness…

On kindness… In our busy world and our busy lives, we need to remember the simple acts of kindness that allow us to connect as human beings. We need to model this kindness for children. When they see us lose … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy? Start ’em young…

Thinking about what our children need to understand the role of money in their lives, here are two great resources for parents… http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/04/deciding-what-an-allowance-is-for/?emc=eta1 http://www.sharesavespend.com/ForParents.aspx

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