Author Archives: fspguestblogger

Guest Post: Caring for the Caregiver

By Dr. Elizabeth Reeve (with Elizabeth Verdick) Your 13-year-old daughter just spent 45 minutes in the bathroom doing her hair while texting her friends in anticipation of her first big middle school dance. She’s focused on how she looks and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Where Have You Gone, Jackie Robinson? Today’s Real Sports Heroes

by Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day. You’ll find every uniformed player, coach, and umpire in Major League Baseball wearing #42, the number worn by the man who ended nearly … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tips for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Jill Starishevsky, author of My Body Belongs to Me As a prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for the past 16 years, one of the most surprising facts I have learned is that 93 … Continue reading

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Guest Post: What the Media Is Getting Wrong About the Common Core State Standards

By Katherine McKnight, Ph.D., author of The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core Having been an educator for more than 25 years, I am always suspicious of new initiatives, since they often serve political agendas rather than the best … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Run with It!

by Erin Frankel, author of the Weird series Next week is National Youth Violence Prevention Week. Participating schools will provide students with the opportunity to engage in activities aimed at preventing violence in schools. Students shouldn’t have to go to … Continue reading

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