The alarming statistics of school shootings in recent years highlight the urgent need to address the underlying issues that lead to such tragedies. While debates about gun rights and school safety measures are important, it is equally crucial to focus on prevention strategies that can make a lasting impact. One approach to promoting a safer … Continue reading Two Rules: Feeling Safe-Feeling Good
We can with Two Rules Wednesday 7
Two Rules is more than feeling good and feeling safe. As we continue to learn about how we put these in place, it is in how we present, prepare, and consistently do and say each day that the promises made in Two Rules are lived each day. Control is not something to fight for, but … Continue reading We can with Two Rules Wednesday 7
We Can with Two Rules Wednesday 6
Two Rules In my issue, We Can Wednesday with Two Rules 5; I focused on resilience for students. Resilience is an essential part of Two Rules, but not only for students. Teachers in our schools live each day with levels of stress we never imagined they would have decades ago. Teacher shortages, budget cuts, the … Continue reading We Can with Two Rules Wednesday 6
Trick or Treat
Trick or Treating always comes with warnings for families for their children. This year the list of dangers has grown to contain very deadly consequences to our youngest innocent children. There have been headlines of drugs to look like some popular candies. Tips Check all of the candy first Look for unfamiliar brands Unopened wrappers … Continue reading Trick or Treat
Today I will say….
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….
Less than half of middle and high school students say they have an adult at their school they can talk to when they feel upset. Students are facing depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues that are holding them back. However, it is not having that needed support like counselors, school social workers, and psychologists … Continue reading Students Say……
Online predators There are an estimated 500,000 online predators active each day. Children between the ages of 12 and 15 are especially susceptible to be groomed or manipulated by adults they meet online. According to the F.B.I., over 50 percent of the victims of online sexual exploitation are between the ages of 12 and 15. The … Continue reading Teach-Safety
Be the Solution Daily Quote: 7-2-22
My philosophy of Two Rules has a foundation of safety. We all seek to feel safe. In the world we live in today, safety is the need we all strive to have in every place, in every way, and every day. Gather together to find ways to provide safety for all. Fear is what prevents … Continue reading Be the Solution Daily Quote: 7-2-22