Tag Archives: education

Sometimes, a good parenting article enters my orbit…

This would have been helpful to me as my own children were navigating not only their elementary and middle school years, but my own expectations of what those experiences should look like… Parenting from Boston Globe Magazine

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Top Ten Skills for Middle School Students!

Top 10 Skills for Middle School Students! This is a great list, very thorough, and completely accurate for middle schoolers!  

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And our new year begins…

Our faculty and staff began last week with the solar eclipse; the students arrived this week and, we are off! Here’s to a great 2017-18 school year! Here’s to a great 2017-18!

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Reading? Go for it!

Some great opportunities here to think about the power of reading… And what better time to look at reading? Summer! https://www.commonsensemedia.org/reading  

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Sometimes the best thing you can say to your students is NO.

There are some great reminders in here about parenting for the long haul! This parenting thing is a marathon, not a sprint! Why saying NO to children sometimes can have benefits in childhood development  

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The Importance of Interpersonal Skills in the workplace…

So many schools talk about social emotional learning as a co-curricular activity. We are seeing more and more that these skills are a means to acquiring curriculum. They create the conditions for learning. Why People Skills are becoming more valuable … Continue reading

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The Secret to a Meaningful Life…Study of Introverts vs. Extraverts

I am intrigued by Little’s notion that a personality trait does not have to dictate what personal projects one takes on. I even think the notion of a personal project is foreign to many of us. This concept of what … Continue reading

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