Monthly Archives: August 2014

What a 4 year old really needs to know (as well as what to focus on for parents!)

what a four year old needs to know by alicia-bayer This is a great piece on four year olds, and should be a calming influence on parents as well. Thanks, Mr. K., for the suggestion!

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New York Times: Teaching is not a business.

This opinion piece in the August 16 New York Times strikes the right cord about the value of good teaching! Tuxedo Park School prides itself on the excellent caliber of our teachers and the close relationships between students and teachers … Continue reading

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Letting Middle Schoolers Take Risks

    This is a terrific piece on children entering early adolescence and how to help them take risks safely to develop their skills for school and for life. Thanks, Mrs. Frimet, for the link! http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2014/08/20/want-to-keep-your-new-middle-schooler-out-of-trouble-then-let-them-take-risks/

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Don’t dismiss the humanities… Op Ed by Nicholas Kristoff

For those of us who have chosen a career in education, this piece harkens back to what we are most likely to think of as our bread and butter; yes the world and our workplace is a more hospitable host … Continue reading

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