Tag Archives: parents

Helping Kids Cope with the Fear of Violence

By Stephanie Filio Every generation seems to have their own approach to protecting children against violence on TV. In the 1980s, parents were advised to keep their children from watching the news and MTV. In the ’90s, parent groups scolded … Continue reading

Posted in Counselor's Corner | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mindfulness for Rookie Teachers

By James Butler, M.Ed., author of Mindful Classrooms: Daily 5-Minute Practices to Support Social-Emotional Learning (PreK to Grade 5) I remember my rookie year in teaching like it was yesterday (it was 2002), and I sure would have benefited from … Continue reading

Posted in Social & Emotional Learning, Teaching | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Keep It Local: How to Find Support for Teaching and Learning in Your Community

By Molly Breen I like to fly fish. I love standing in a stream or river, casting and mending my line over and over in a dance with the drift and my fly . . . and hopefully a trout! … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Texting Principal

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide. This post was originally published March 16, 2015 As a principal of a large high school, I needed to figure out how I would develop connections with my students … Continue reading

Posted in Administrators, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Strategies for Dealing with Lawn Mower Parents

By Andrew Hawk Have you ever heard of a lawn mower parent? Even if you haven’t, I bet you have been around one at some point. Lawn mower parents are parents who try to eliminate any obstacles in their children’s … Continue reading

Posted in Elementary Angle | Tagged , | Leave a comment