Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Tips for Moving Schools
When faced with a move, one of the main concerns for families is selecting a new school. During the school year, children will spend more hours at school than at home each day, making this decision of utmost importance. The right school can ignite a passion for learning, improve self-confidence, and provide positive social interactions. Your school will be the place you spend time as a family and where friendships will develop. Choosing the Right School Begin by creating a list of the things that you value. Consider any special needs, opportunities for athletic and arts development, academic rigor, and then seek to find the best fit for all children in the family. Preliminary research should be completed online to help narrow your choices to your top two or three schools. A few…
5 Tips for Surviving Preschool
The preschool years are an exciting time for both parent and child. Between 3 and 5 years of age, children begin to develop their independence, form frie...
5 Work-at-Home Careers and How to Get Started
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Tesla CEO takes advertising advice from Sterling Heights fifth grader
It's not out of the ordinary for a child to write a letter to someone famous, but most letters don't have the same result as one recently written by a Sterling Heights fifth grader.
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UCS welcomes Teal to Psychiatric Medical Team
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:38pm -- Denise Sortor United Counseling Service welcomes Laurie Teal, APRN, as the newest member of the Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT). The PMT supports all Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and ensuring clinical standards of services are being maintained. The team also provides psychiatric consultation to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). “We are excited to have Laurie on board,” says UCS Executive Director, Lorna Mattern. “She has a deep concern and passion for psychiatric care and will be a valuable asset to our team.” Teal comes from a background of over 25 years of acute inpatient psychiatric care. She has been a group facilitator for Cognitive Behavior Therapy…
10 Truths Middle Schoolers Should Know
It's rare to hear anyone say they loved middle school. Even people with positive memories never tout it as the best years of their life. Simp...