The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…
Church and society must learn from families, pope says at audience
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and the family is “indisso…
Superintendent: What I’ve learned from our schools
In early October, I packed my bags and relocated to the Archdiocese of Chicago to become superintendent. For five years, I served as superintendent in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and previously worked as a Catholic...
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.
7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
Infographic: How Easy Is It To Switch Instruments?
Drummers, are you curious about the cello? Is it easy or hard to switch from guitar to piano? Learn the tips and tricks for switching instruments in this post by teacher Willy M… Have you bee…
How treating your perfume like beer will make it last
Feel like your fragrance has faded to nothing by the time you even get into the office? Getting a scent to linger is easier than you might think when you follow a few simple strategies.Treat your fragrances like...beer?It might sound odd, but even the finest flacons of perfume are a little like bottles of beer — at least in how you should store them. Just as a lager can turn 'skunky' after being
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
What would happen if an elementary school abolished homework? This.
Citing the lack of evidence that homework does much if anything to improve academic performance in elementary grades, a principal in Manhattan notified parents that there would be no more after-school assignments for the public school’s students.