Thinking beyond the typical K5 elementary school, grades 6 through 8 middle school and grades 9 through 12 high school model.Read More »
Tag Archives: Education
Reports Indicate Kids Get Too Much Homework – Are Parents Partially to Blame?
So as the Back to School Monster rears its ugly head, it is not necessary for parents to cringe in despair. Parents should be partners with teachers in the education equation, and that means parents speaking up and telling a teacher when the homework is too much.Read More »
Schools Need To Teach More Than Academic Subjects
It is not enough for our children to become academically adept anymore – they need to know how to get through school and move on to a life where they can be successful and happy adults.Read More »
Interview: Dr. Liane Brouillette, Author of ‘Help Your Child to Thrive: Making the Best of a Struggling Public Education System’
"After writing two academic books about public schools, I recognized there was a need for a book that would explain these same issues to a broader audience."Read More »
Book Review: ‘Where You Go Is Not Who’ll You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania’ by Frank Bruni
Frank Bruni investigates the madness of the college admissions process, and offers a needed new perspective.Read More »
Obama Was Right: Learning a Trade May Be a Better Path for Many
Whether you agree with the President on other matters, on this one issue, he was speaking an inarguable truth: skilled trades are careers worth considering.Read More »
What Are Your Child’s Favorite Math-Related Learning Tools?
Interview with Helga Stipa Madland, Author of ‘You’re Not From Around Here, Are You? Reminiscences’
I am aware that not much has been written in English about the period immediately after World War II in Germany. I hope this book will fill a little bit of that lacuna.Read More »
How Do You Bring Music into Your Family’s Daily Life?
How Do You Bring Music into Your Family's Daily Life?Read More »