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Are the kids in your care ready for kindergarten?

As of April 1, 2014, my children had 43 days left of this school year. And my Sam who is wrapping up his junior year has 218 school days left to complete high school. 549 more words

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Security Mantras

I have to explain security concepts quite a bit in my job and so I thought I’d share my thoughts with you all for some discussion. 399 more words


Utils: L

Gist source on github

Wrapper of Android Log to make logging more consistent throughout the app.

  • To change global log tag L.LOG_TAG = "My Application";
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What happens when you invest time in a child?

I knew from a young age that I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. I played school with my brother and sister on a regular basis in the basement of our home on weekends and just recently was reminded of our childhood teaching antics when my mother found an old incident report book we had kept with our hilarious “discipline actions”, many that required my naughty brother to be sent to the principal’s office. 608 more words

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Best Practice Community Partnerships Benefit Students

Active community involvement is an important component of our success at Union Ridge.

Our tradition of close, effective partnerships with many community organizations is an example of how our commitment to “best practices” in all areas of school operations benefits students. 293 more words


Why does a child react negatively to change?

When I am talking to adults about children and their experiences, I typically try to think of ideas on how to connect the “adult life” to the child. 473 more words

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Less Lecture--More Student Interaction

Faculty who are facilitators, rather than transmitters, of knowledge and utilize teaching approaches that necessitate learners to assume an active and participatory role in the educational process are able to enhance students’retention of concepts over time and better prepare them for their future careers (Berry, 2008, p.

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