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Education needs to be inconvenient

Last updated: 10/31/2018

It seems as though people now spend more time with their smartphones than they spend with other people, and the smartphone and app makers are working hard to make every interaction

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7 mistakes parents make with teens

Last updated: 10/31/2018

There have been times when I’ve been frustrated and, I’ll admit it, a bit hurt over my inability to connect with my teens. I’m guessing my frustrations are shared by other pa

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8 Simple Things Your Family Can Do Today To Be More Eco-Friendly

Last updated: 10/31/2018

Taking care of the planet, and teaching our children to do the same, is a responsibility we have as parents. With minimal effort, we can all learn to be better inhabitants of Earth

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A Self-Assessment Rubric Made for Big Education Leaders

Last updated: 10/31/2018

Last week I had to complete my second annual self-assessment. It’s now a mandatory component of my End-of-Year Evaluation here in New Jersey. I firmly believe there are many, ma

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Kids with Allergies: What Parents Can Do

Last updated: 10/30/2018

Affiliate links are used on this blog. Read my full disclosure here. I am participating in an influencer program on behalf of Claritin®. This program is paid for by the makers of

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4 things I wish someone told me about parenting BIG KIDS

Last updated: 10/30/2018

When I finally reached the end of my parenting days diapering, securing the cabinets, making sure my kids ate their veggies (Okay STILL working on that one when it comes to my 13 y

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How Adding Math to a Child’s Home Routine Can Advance Achievement

Last updated: 10/30/2018

I reached out to University of Chicago psychology professor Sian L. Beilock, one of the paper's lead authors, to find out more. I read to my child all the time. But I don't read b

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3 Things Parents Wish Teachers Knew: We Can Handle the Truth

Last updated: 10/30/2018

After I wrote “ 5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew ,” parents started filling my inbox with the things they wish teachers knew — and why not? The ideal parent-teacher confer

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12 easy ways to develop Reading habit in Kids - Parenting & lifestyle!

Last updated: 10/30/2018

Reading is the backbone of education, but sadly, many of today’s kids prefer to watch TV or play a video game rather than read a book. The reason – modern parents don’t focus

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7 Roles for Artificial Intelligence in Education - The Tech Edvocate

Last updated: 10/30/2018

Artificial Intelligence is no longer just contained in science fiction films. It is a part of our everyday lives and in our classrooms. As we use tools like Siri and Amazon’s Ale

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