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I remember when I was a new mom, reading stories about homeschool kids who were superstars. Went to Harvard at 15, won an olympic medal, four siblings who all became doctors...
Last night my little one, age four and a half, was having bad dreams. He wanted to go back to sleep, but the dreams continued to form in his mind as he tried to fall asleep. I whispered to him that we could make a new dream, one he liked. Sometimes that seems to help. [...]
There is no such thing as a student, and there is no such thing as a teacher. Those are only roles we play, depending on how our attention is directed. I had the experience today of having some wisdom dropped at my feet. It came in the form of an unexpected phone call. It came [...]
It’s rare for children to be hurt by guns at schools. It’s rare enough to be big news when it happens. But every day, children are hurt in less tangible ways by the school itself. A high school senior in Texas made a video game map of his school. As a result, police searched his [...]