Tag Archives: character education

Admissions Strategy! Attending AISAP…

I feel fortunate to be attending the AISAP Annual Institute with our Admissions Team, Susanne Goldman and Rebecca Cushing. We are hearing many important messages Including: the role of “love” coaching and building programs the value of intrinsic rewards over … Continue reading

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Atlantic Monthly: How Preschool is crushing children

Some incredible reminders about the power of childhood, the importance of play and making sure in schools we continue to value childhood with developmentally appropriate curriculum and schedule. This is where we live at Seven Hills. The New Preschool: Atlantic … Continue reading

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The Science of Emotion: Dacher Keltner

The first of our Seven Hills School Parent Lecture Series events was a tremendous success! As parents, neighbors and friends of the school exited Hunt Hall, the refrains were resoundingly positive: “I could listen to him all day.” “I’d love him … Continue reading

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NPR and a conversation about Overparenting.

There is plenty of room for adjustment on all sides here. Schools and parents DO need to work together. I feel sure that we could definitely improve how we think about autonomy for students from all angles. NPR: Overparenting?

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The Atlantic: parental pressure…

I am forever pushing back against the demonization of parents. Many of us are doing the best we can, or at least the best we think we should be doing. There are some sobering facts here, and again, I am … Continue reading

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helicopter parenting

This article has gotten quite a bit of traction in the news in the last week; I do not like the demonization of parents AND I am always trying to help us as parents get out of our own way … Continue reading

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The Nine P’s of Digital Citizenship

This no nonsense list is a great resource for parents AND children. We all need to make sure we have a good system in place for our own digital accounts and processes before we lecture students about theirs! Thank You … Continue reading

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