Peters Projection

Giving a new perspective on things… I thought this was interesting ! https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/mar/19/boston-public-schools-world-map-mercator-peters-projection

Interesting new research from Penn State

http://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2017/02/parent-engagement-practices-improve-outcomes-for-preschool-child.html?cq_ck=1486570355277 Key Findings Programs that promote positive parenting practices and parent-child relationships can reduce behavioral problems....

New York Preschool Support for Pre-K Families

Recognizing that the parents are a child’s first teacher, 21 preschools are putting a new program into effect…  Interesting! http://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2016/09/09/new-york-citys-universal-pre-k-program-wants-to-teach-parents-too/#.V9i4j5MrLVo  ...
To help students learn, engage the emotions…

To help students learn, engage the emotions…

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/05/04/to-help-students-learn-engage-the-emotions/?_r=2 Great teachers understand that the best, most durable learning happens when content sparks interest, when it is relevant to a child’s life, and when the students form an...