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Category Archives: parental involvement

Should teachers have their children opt-out?

Now here’s a thought and controversial topic.  Weareteachers.com recently asked their followers if teachers could or should have their own children NOT take the yearly standardized tests?  Their responses from … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parents, It’s Time to STOP Undermining Our Kids’ Teachers!

Oh, did I love reading this post from Huff Post Parents Canada.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve observed parents “not being parents.”  Calling your child “bud,” “friend,” … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Supreme Court Rules to Increase Care for Special Education Students

I can’t tell you how pleased I am with this ruling by our Supreme Court.  According to Politico, “The Supreme Court today ruled Wednesday that school districts must go the … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Understanding Your Child’s Anger

The first time your little one shows anger it just about floors you!  As a mother, I was floored. I was wondering where he learned how to do that?  Then … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

School Wants Parents to Take Responsibility

Here’s a very interesting post about a school in Portugal that is strongly urging parents to take responsibility for the behavior of their children and their social and emotional training.  The … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are we beginning Kindergarten way too early?

Absolutely in many ways.  If you’ve ever spent time in the early elementary grades as a teacher, I know you’ll also agree. I just saw the results of research performed … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Sexual Harrassment Stopped!

This is a crazy post about someone who resisted being sexually harassed while in school.  The girl’s bra was repeatedly snapped by a fellow student.  The girl reported it to … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parents as Servant Leaders

Have you ever wondered how you can teach your children to be servants and encouragers of others? Bottom line?  They need to see you being a servant leader.  If you’re … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

6 Ways Students are Braver than We Give Them Credit For

Have you ever taught a child whose mother has just left her family to return to her homeland and does that on the exact morning that my student has to … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Day Care Note to Leave Your Cell Phones Somewhere Else

I used to be the Director of a Day Care Center (before cellphones).  I loved the way our little ones ran to their parents when they were being picked up … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

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