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Please help Ani's Parents...

Ani was tragically taken from her parents this week, on March 26th,2015, in a horrific traffic accident involving a public RIPTA bus in Providence, RI. She was only 9 years old. 88 more words

Parenting

Think Twice if You Think Your Kid Will Tell You Their Woes

I had the pleasure of talking recently with middle school students in three groups: grade sixes; grade sevens; and grade eights. Each group had about 70 students. 610 more words

There is an argument against teachers grading their own students but it is not the one we have been discussing

I’ve been talking with secondary school teachers. The dominant topic was opposition to grading their own students but it quickly became clear that many grievances are hidden by this dispute. 403 more words

The Village

There is something I’d like to share in this blog and it all starts with a place I lovingly refer to as The Village.  This was the place that, I feel, saved my sanity if not my life during the early days of motherhood.   802 more words

Child Rearing

Keep your doors open.....

You maybe the parent of a daughter who had eloped with her boyfriend, who after a while ditched her. You might be the parent of a girl who is abused and harassed by her husband or in laws for dowry, or the parent of a rape victim or a decent divorcee. 1,011 more words

Relationship

Making revision work at home: exam preparation

He walks into the classroom, eyes alert and his expression tells me that he is ready to do anything but engage with the work assigned in this lesson. 1,485 more words

Making School Work