Tag: Linda Silverman

Could social/emotional learning in schools deter the horrific and senseless shootings of black men?

By now, you’ve most likely seen the chilling video of Walter Scott, a black man from South Carolina, first running away from a police officer and then falling to the ground after he is shot in the back by that officer a number of times. Once again, Martin Luther King’s I have a Dream speech... Read more »

De-stress school

It’s February—mid school year.  It’s the time schools are notifying parents of  standardized test results and final grades.  It’s a great time for an in depth conversation about school with your child.  In particular, it’s a great time to assess his anxiety level at school. When I first started teaching K-5 gifted students, a fellow... Read more »