Oct 26, 2012
If the goal is to teach responsible parenting, we must begin with a basic understanding: responsibility is not an innate skill.
Oct 16, 2012
It seems like we just began the new school year yesterday, but I am already receiving emails for strategies on final exams and test taking as the first quarter draws to a close and exams begin to creep closer.
Sep 27, 2012
There are a number of programs out there that promise to organize lives that are headed by parent coaches, or life coaches, or what have you. The reason for this newer phenomenon is simple: organization and management are not innate!
Sep 18, 2012
Service is a union of strengths, with everyone on equal footing. Service requires compassion, but is not judgmental.
Sep 04, 2012
If we allow ourselves as a society and a culture to debate over how much homework a child should be given, we are lost. We should instead be concerned with what kind of homework should be given, and to understand its purpose.
Aug 30, 2012
Yes, I believe it is of the utmost importance to draw a clear distinction between education and schooling.
Aug 21, 2012
When your child was a toddler and into her elementary school years, you and your husband were the objects of all of her attention.
Aug 14, 2012
Think of math in terms of two skills that complement each other – math computation and math reasoning.
Jul 31, 2012
For parents who have struggled with their children through any grade, the start of the next school year brings anxiety and fear of both the unknown and the prospect of rehashing the traumatic experiences from the previous year.
Jul 24, 2012
The practice of making standardized testing the measuring stick by which we judge our children’s learning was, and is, a mistake.