Tag Archives: education 2014

Common Sense Media resources for the Holidays

This is just a reminder that as we parents struggle with lots of down time over the holidays and some of the “new technology” our children will receive, do not sacrifice quality to time to read and be with your … Continue reading

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So colleges do monitor social media!

A few cautionary tales about paying attention to our digital footprints for our students. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/20/technology/college-applicants-sanitize-online-profiles-as-college-pry.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1409232722000&bicmet=1419773522000&_r=0

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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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What’s going on inside the brain of a child?

Lots of valuable insight here into the role of curiosity in the mind of a child as he or she learns at school. If we can harness that curiosity early and often, the results can be inspiring. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/10/whats-going-on-inside-the-brain-of-a-curious-child/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=linkedin+company+page&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+kqed%2FnHAK+%28MindShift%29

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The benefits of Pre K and the value of PLAY!

Luckily for us, one of our PreK teachers, Mr. K., is involved in the PreK training program at Bank Street. Also, luckily for us, we know the value of PLAY and PreK at TPS. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/22/opinion/the-building-blocks-of-a-good-pre-k.html?_r=0

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A Cure for the Parenting Blues!

I love this. Good sense and just the right amount of humor. And some very helpful suggestions. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/opinion/a-cure-for-hyper-parenting.html

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What I learned at the Harvard Graduate School of Education: Lesson 1: Innovation and Design: The LEGO Challenge

Last week I had the opportunity to represent Tuxedo Park School at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Certificate Program: The Future of Independent Schools. We were forty school leaders from around the world, from all kinds of schools, working … Continue reading

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