When a Student has a Death in the Family

What you could do is a student has a death in the family.

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Childhood Development in Jeopardy: How You Can Make a Difference

Childhood development once a major focus in programs for preparing teachers, seems to be forgotten. The onslaught of standardized testing, the explosion of technology, and high academic expectations, appear to overpower learning and respecting developmental stages. What does “high academic expectations” even mean? That a toddler writes the dinner menu, adds up all the books…

Finland: Start loving the Finnish educational system

I became intrigued with Finland and what is happening in the Finnish educational system since reading, “The Smartest Kids in the World,” by Amanda Ripley. First Finland is the number one country in the world, according to the results of PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) test. The PISA test is not a multiple choice, regurgitated…