Tag Archives: NAIS

Heading to NAIS in Long Beach this week!

  The Annual conference for NAIS is slated to begin this week. It’s usually a combination of “old home week” seeing colleagues and friends from schools across the country and sensory overload, with exhibitions and many sessions to attend, more … Continue reading

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Boston Globe on Parenting

The proliferation of articles and blog posts on parenting and fears of parents lead me to the obvious and inevitable conclusion that we, as parents, are too consumed with our children as our bumper stickers. Life is messy, and our … Continue reading

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Tuxedo Park School on the NAIS Inspiration Lab!

As our teachers are able to articulate the whys and wherefores of our curriculum, and all the skill sets we are tackling, especially in early childhood education, amazing things emerge. Here is creativity in action at Tuxedo Park School! http://inspirationlab.org/Continue reading

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Parenting books

At last week’s Back to School Night for Primary School, I discussed the author Wendy Mogul and her book, The Blessings of a Skinned Knee. As parents look for guideposts of parenting advice, this is one of my top ten. … Continue reading

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NAIS Seattle

Conference highlights… Bill Gates was a highlight for me. I was surprised how many of my colleagues from schools in various parts of the country were underwhelmed with the Bill Gates keynote. I thought he was right on the money … Continue reading

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