What happens when we give kids a reward for appropriate behavior? You may be surprised at what we are unwittingly teaching. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2011
Despite all the negative chatter, there is considerable evidence that we have many exemplary schools across the USA. Continue reading
Hear, O Parents/Guardians! Just in time for the new school year, a delivery of bits and bytes from Mt. Funderstanding to guide you in your back-to-schooling.
From time to time, we call upon our resident manners advisor, Mrs. Schoolmarm, to respond to our readers’ EQs (etiquette questions and ethical quandaries). Dear Mrs. Schoolmarm, Recently I had occasion to spend some time in my son’s third grade … Continue reading
Am I smarter than a fifth grader? Depends on how you measure smarts. If you’re going to quiz me on which of the original colonies voted against ratification of the Constitution, then NO. Just hand me my pride in a … Continue reading