I recently came across a CNBC article titled: “A psychotherapist says parents who raise confident, mentally strong kids always do these 3 things when praising their children” written by Jessica VanderWier, a psychotherapist who works with families and children. It’s short, but full of incredible advice on how to help kids be confident. The article […]Read more "Mentally Strong Students"
About 6 months ago, I became a mom. I couldn’t imagine sacrificing teaching time with my teens, and I also couldn’t imagine sacrificing daytime fun with my son, so luckily, I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to teach part-time while I navigate this new world of parenthood. This has afforded me an opportunity to make […]Read more "Some Observations On The Connections Between Teaching And Parenting"
Spring proves to be a busy time in the world of teaching. With the joys of Spring Break and great weather come the stresses of finishing the curriculum, preparing for finals, and wrapping up the school year. There is an electric quality in the air that everyone can feel. Similar to the week leading up […]Read more "“Non”-Extracurriculars"
I recently saw an article online discussing the pros and cons of motivating kids to do well in school with candy. It’s from this past December, but @ExitTicket just tweeted it out from their blog, so I read the article and became interested. You can view the article by clicking here. This is an often […]Read more "Motivating, Without Trick-or-Treating"