Post Tagged with: "school work"

Hello, school (part 2)
Family / Parenting / School

Hello, school (part 2)

Yesterday, I doled out some home-spun advice about how you can ease your transition to your child’s first schooling experience. Now, it’s time to crack the books and do some learnin’ ourselves. Behold, Five Top-Notch Resources to Help Educate Yourself and Your Child’s Teachers Ye olde “put the mask on […]

Save Our Schools: A Queer Perspective
News & Politics

Save Our Schools: A Queer Perspective

This week, I came across two stories (an AP piece and a blog post by the National Education Association) about efforts that families, educators and schools are making to accommodate transgender students in their classrooms as early as elementary school.  Having this kind of support at the place where kids spend most of their awake […]

We can be heroes
Family / News & Politics / Parenting

We can be heroes

On the Saturday after that Friday in Newtown, I had to teach my 4th graders at the Hebrew School.  Usually, we teach on Sundays, but this past week, our regularly scheduled Sunday class was preempted by our quarterly Saturday family program.   Every few months, parents join their children in class […]