Tag Archives: Education
Don’t Be Afraid to ‘Light the Candle’ of Spiritual Identity
Attending church has had a powerful effect on my daily life. And I've found that outwardly sharing this spiritually based view on life and health builds a foundation for happiness.Read More »
Movie Review: ‘To Light a Candle’ – A Bahai Story of Hope
We hope that this could inspire many Iranians who are suffering tyranny and be a glimpse of hope to them.Read More »
Four Letter Words: Learning How to Write from a Federal Prison
If we as Americans want prisoners to succeed at something pro-social whether it be writing, learning, or not returning to a life of crime, we have to provide them with the tools to do so.Read More »
Interview: Deanna K. Klingel, Author of ‘Beth’s Birds’
"I spend a lot of 'head' time before I start writing a story. I listen to conversations, I play with their language."Read More »
Common Core Wars – The Phantom Menace: Parents!
The debacle of Race to the Top, Common Core State Standards, and standardized testing continues to metastasize into an out of control disease, and many parents are becoming aware of the pernicious effects on their children’s school experience.Read More »
Is Standardized Testing Killing Creativity Among America’s Youth?
Creativity in America is on the decline.Read More »
Study Shows Happiness in School Leads to Better Grades – But Should We Care About the Grades?
Sit with your own children at dinner and, after asking about homework and tests, ask the more pertinent question: “Were you happy today?”Read More »
This Labor Day Remember to Thank a Teacher
In essence teachers are always teaching even when they are not in the classroom. Teaching is a not just a job; it is a labor of love.Read More »
Parents Need a Full and Equitable Partnership with Their Children’s Schools
Parents want and need to be advocates for success for their children in school; it is up to schools to provide every mean necessary for this to happen.Read More »