Being in the know about what happens in their school gives you a big advantage as a parent.
“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”
Teaching kids to solve conflicts by talking it out is great, but what happens when words don’t work? Carter Gaddis hopes for the best.
Sandy Roffey thought she knew what boys liked—until she had one.
Elementary school girl judges situations based on implicit racial bias against black folks but she not the only one.
Patrick Canadey, with a letter to his daughter upon her promotion from elementary school.
With at least 51 people dead from the giant tornado that ripped through Oklahoma, the Wheeler family was relieved to know that their son was alive.
Three years after getting rid of security guards, Orchard Gardens is safer than ever and students are blossoming.
Do you know what a “zarf” is? How about a “lunule”?
After tragedy, we develop new regard for our everyday blessings.
These are comments by Eric M and Danny on the post “The deck has been stacked against boys since the early 1990′s in education.”
“This teaching thing is an art as well as a science.” Carl Bosch on the art, science, and miracle of learning.
Two poems on the future, by elementary school students. It Would Be Neat If With the New Year: “My worn out green sneakers, that’s where my sadness lies.” and Great Future: “I am an awful dentist, but a great cook.”