Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why some teams are smarter than others? Listening, empathy and more women…

As we struggle in schools to quantify the very real needs and uses for social emotional learning and self regulation skills as part of an academic skill set, this Op Ed piece hits the right chords! Read on… Why Some … Continue reading

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Last week, I had the opportunity to address a few topics with the Parents’ Association. We were slated to discuss the book Free to Learn by Peter Gray. I shared a few slides with quotes from the book and then … Continue reading

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Je ne suis pas Charlie…

And David Brooks gives us cogent commentary as well… http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/09/opinion/david-brooks-i-am-not-charlie-hebdo.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=c-column-top-span-region&region=c-column-top-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-top-span-region

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Je suis Charlie…

I have had a pit in my stomach most of the day after learning about the terrible attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris today. How to make sense of it? How to talk about it with my children? How to … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Parents

What I like about these is that you could say these are “meet your children (students) where they are” resolutions. Rather than trying to shut down online activities, we adults need to learn a little more about them… https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/7-new-years-resolutions-every-family-should-make-in-2015?utm_source=010115+Parent+Default&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly

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