The Trouble with ‘Screen Time Rules’

“Screen time,” as ever, is a hot topic for academics, policy folk and for parents. There’s a seemingly endless debate about how much is too […]

Engaging Parents in After-School Programs

As part of the Leveling Up: Parenting study, a project of the Connected Learning Research Network at the DML Research Hub, I and my fellow […]

Let Them Play and… Be There

I’ve been a parent for a little over 4 years… not much hands-on experience… but I’ve been observing parenting styles and their outcomes since I […]

When It Is More Than A Coincidence…

My big baby brought home the first homework of her life – 3 pages of Chinese, English and Math homework – Kindergarten 1 standard (Primary 1 […]

Celebrate Literacy Week 2017

Photo Credit: Chronicle Books Each year the state of Florida and FLVS dedicates one full week to celebrate all things literacy. Appropriately titled “Celebrate Literacy Week,” […]

Semi-automated Luxury Parenting

The toy company Mattel recently announced a wi-fi speaker-based voice assistant for children. Known as Aristotle, the toddler-proof alternative to Google Home or Amazon Echo […]

Homeschooling: The Big Question

Choosing to homeschool was not something I initially chose. Sometimes, I think it chose me. At the age of 2, my son was diagnosed with […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Survey Analyzes Plugged-in Parents

While 8- to 18-year-olds are clocking in lots of screen time, their parents are doing the same if not more, according to a new survey, […]

Study Methods, the Magic for Studying

Here’s the MAGIC; Study Methods!!!!!!! It is true that most students don’t know how to study. Sometimes we leave course work piled up without ever […]

Teachers Make The Worst Parents

This post was originally published in @PeterMDeWitt’s blog Finding Common Ground in Education Week. Today’s guest post is written by frequent Finding Common Ground blogger Lisa Westman. […]

Common Killers of School Business

The truth is that running a successful school business is more complicated than what most career coaches and bloggers will tell you. It goes well […]

5 lessons for parentpreneurs from Aleksandra’s exit from ‘The Apprentice’

In a first for ‘The Apprentice’, one candidate has walked away from the show before they’d even been began working on the week’s challenge. Lord Alan Sugar […]

LOAD MORE