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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Respect for Every Child

Every child has a right to be safe and supported at school. Race, faith, gender, socio-economic status, and who we love must never be a factor in how well we treat any child. As educators, we model and set the tone of acceptance of all individuals...Read more

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

We are all guilty of complaining about the weather…….Or to say it plainly, we are all guilty of complaining about a problem we see.  Are you also the first to be a part of the solution?  Earlier this week I read a comment on a Facebook post about a problem in my community.  After...Read more

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

November 15, National Philanthropy Day, provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving – how it has enhanced our civic society, as well as what there still is to do. The Association of Fundraising Professionals values Educating Youth to Understand the Importance of Philanthropy....Read more

Thursday, November 12, 2015

As we approach the holidays and GivingTuesday, this is a great time to focus attention on giving and generosity. While media is focusing on giving physical gifts to one another, classroom lessons teach "giving" kindness and generosity toward one another and for the greater good.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

This summer, the Supreme Court made a strong statement for human rights and determined that same sex marriage is a Constitutional right. Most schools were out of session, so this historic decision may not have come up yet in your classroom discussions. Not only is this a teachable moment...Read more