Posts tagged "parenting"

Cary Grove High School's Shooter Drill- The Talk of the Town and Everywhere Else

Cary Grove High School’s active shooter drill held today is headlining the news everywhere.  Beside the local television and papers, stories can be found in Huffington Post and the New York Times.   The very first thing I read when I woke up this morning was a Facebook comment from a friend as far away... Read more »

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 »
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