I want to share an article from Education Week about “Kids' Mental Health Can Decline in the Summer.” It poses the question of what can schools do to help. https://www.edweek.org/leadership/kids-mental-health-can-decline-in-the-summer-what-schools-can-do-to-help/2023/08 We have always discussed summer learning loss and what schools can do to help address this issue. Many schools have stepped up to address learning … Continue reading Kids Mental Health
He will yet fill Your mouth with laughter and Your lips with shouts of joy. Job 8:21 Oh, the excitement in the air as my youngest grandson eagerly prepares for his first year of Kindergarten! As we enter the store for some "back to school" shopping, his voice is filled with pure joy, and his … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts of Back to School
https://youtu.be/LBpT1rR2x60 School is approaching fast, and as parents, we have a crucial role to play in preparing our children for this new phase of their lives. In this series, I want to share with you how my Two Rules Philosophy can greatly benefit your children. The first component of these rules focuses on teaching our … Continue reading Solution Saturday-How to help Kids Prepare for School (Part 1)
Let’s Talk Everyone has a device of some kind these days. It has become a ubiquitous sight in our modern world. If you look around, you'll notice that almost no one is engaged in face-to-face conversations anymore. Instead, people are engrossed in their devices, gazing intently into screens or chatting away feverishly. It's astonishing to … Continue reading We Can with Two Rules Wednesday-17
When you look at Patching Holes, it brings a visual to your mind of a hole. Then the word patching indicates this will be a temporary fix for this hole which will remain to exist. I have been involved in education for over 25 years. I can testify we have been working on patching holes … Continue reading Patching Holes
My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….
Courage What does it mean to have courage? What does it look like in the workplace? How do you describe an individual who has courage? I believe standing up for what you believe in is one way of showing courage, especially when it is not the popular thing to do. Courage allows you to put … Continue reading Solution Weekly: October 23-29, 2022
You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 One of my rules is about feeling safe. As a child, I was terrified of the dark. When the lights went out, I could not see, and what I could not see scared me. How I did … Continue reading Turn the Light On
Who me? Yes, you! News media platforms report staff shortages in many different areas across the country. Education is one of those areas where we see issues with deficiencies in many different positions and levels. Looking at the college enrollments also tells us students are not interested in entering into the field of education either. … Continue reading Education, It is important to you and me!