Tag Archives: Education

Betsy DeVos is Unqualified – Public Education is Worth Fighting For

For the last several years, I have spent my fall supervising (consoling, supporting, commiserating, listening to, advising, crying with, laughing with, critiquing, boosting, hugging) student teachers. They have been an amazing, diverse, and skilled group. We need young people to … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Crafts: Strive for Perfection, Settle for Fun

Thanks to the internet, there are loads of amazing and fun examples of “things to do” with your kids during these rainy days.  But usually, similar to how I treat cookbooks, I look at the pictures, skim over the materials … Continue reading

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Navigating the SMART Board Jungle

I went to every Montclair Elementary School tour this year even though my oldest child won’t be entering the system until 2012.  Since I’ve given open-school tours over many years, I know how the guide(s) can affect the perception of … Continue reading

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