Posts tagged "National Family Engagement Alliance"

Don't Ask Your Child What They Did At School...

Don't Ask Your Child What They Did At School...
Instead ask them “did they ask any good questions today in class?” This promotes critical thinking skills.     Regional Director of the National Family Engagement Alliance and fellow Mom Congress Delegate (CT), Gwen Samuel posted this suggestion recently. Immediately, I saw the potential for a blog post!   What Exactly is Critical Thinking ?... Read more »

Heading Back to School with the ABCs of Life

Heading Back to School with the ABCs of Life
The lunches are made. The backpacks are filled with school supplies. Brand new gym shoes have all been bought. Summer has passed all too quickly, and the night before the start of the new school year is here. This is the perfect time of year to share an inspirational message from Byron V. Garrett, the... Read more »

What Inspires You?

When was the last time you were truly inspired?  When did someone or something motivate you to action, spark your emotions, or awaken you, causing you to think in a different way? Can’t remember? Not surprising. In the busy routine of our work-a-day lives, inspiration seems elusive and all too rare. In the wood paneled... Read more »
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