For Teachers

Educating Women, Children, and Families on Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

July 6, 2017
Child Abuse Child abuse is often hidden. Abusers work hard to cover up the signs of abuse. Children are less likely to report it. Adults are […]

11 Ways to Raise Kinder, Less Entitled Kids

July 5, 2017
Bonus: They’ll be happier adults too. A friend recently confided in me that her son, age 7, is “such a softie.” She cherishes his tenderness but […]

Hugging a Porcupine

April 28, 2017
He is ours. He was ours when he arrived in kindergarten thirteen years ago – precocious, curious, and bursting with spirit. His blue plaid shirt brought […]

Three Questions To Ask Instead Of Saying “Nice Job”

March 29, 2017
We’re much more specific in our criticism than in our praise. Time to correct the imbalance.

The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

March 20, 2017
“We are asking students to change a belief system without changing the situation around them.” The first time I heard a preschooler explaining a classmate’s disruptive […]
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