Posts Tagged ‘school’

Principal Raises Money To Buy Shoes For Entire School After Seeing Kids’ Tattered Footwear

At the heart of a great education are great teachers. And sometimes a great teacher goes above and beyond the call of duty in helping her or his students. This educator proves some of the most important lessons aren’t academic. Nissa Ellet, principal of Heth-Washington Elementary in Indiana, became concerned for her students after noticing that many of them owned…

Freezer Friendly School Lunch Foods

Want to pack your kids’ lunch for the week without having to prepare a meal every morning?  Our friends at Super Healthy Kids share some of their favorite freezer friendly school lunch foods: I am all about things that save you time when it comes to food prep.  Although I don’t have children in school yet, I can definitely imagine…

Mom deems Reading Kingdom “pretty close to perfect”

Meg is a mom who signed her early reader up for a subscription to Reading Kingdom and was nothing less than shocked at the results.  Here’s what she thinks of our reading program: I’m not certain that Reading Kingdom is “perfect,” but I think it’s pretty close. Programs that are very phonics based don’t work for us – Jude can’t…

Should We Require Computer Science Classes?

Our world relies more and more on technology, which leads us to an important conversation, of whether or not computer science classes should be required in school. Read more from Huffington Post: Computer science: Most of us don’t even know what it is. It seems distant and even a bit confronting. What does it mean? How is it used? Indeed,…

Ask Reading Kingdom: what are the greatest inefficiencies in the delivery of public education?

Bruce (Educator) asks: In your opinion, what are the greatest inefficiencies in the delivery of public education? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of Reading Kingdom) answers: Throughout my life I have been fascinated by the teaching process and its power to change people. As part of this process, I have been particularly intrigued by television. Although it has sharply deviated from…

Getting Organized: Children’s Artwork

Now that school is in full swing, I’ll bet you’re up to your eyeballs already in your kids’ artwork, right?  Yes, it’s all so incredibly adorable, but how do you organize it all?  And no, the trash can is not the answer. Getting organized with your children’s artwork can be an easy and fun task! No really…it can! 1.  Store…