In my many years of working with young children, there is one question I hear frequently from parents and teachers:
When we are confronted with tantrums, defiant behavior, or worse, it’s difficult to know...
Hurray! It’s May!
As school leaders we may be thinking, “May this school year be over.”
From the first of April until mid-June the school year goes at top speed.
Are you concerned about connecting and engaging with the new families in your school?
Are you looking for the steps to create your ideal school community?
Please join me for this FREE one-hour webinar, Transforming Your School Families Into...
Over this school year I’ve shared insights from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People.
In 2004 Covey published The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness To Greatness.
In The 8th Habit Covey urges us to find our voice and help others find...
In today’s tech world with computerized dictation programs, along with the ability to use spelling auto-correct as we write, there is an educational faction that says that learning to spell is unimportant, that spelling is dead.
Carpenters and cooks know a certain rule of productivity.
A sharp well-maintained tool makes a job go faster and easier.
Plus, tools that are ready to go are a pleasure to use.
One of facts of life that I understand now, that I didn’t appreciate...
Join me for a Bay Area Montessori Association (BAMA) workshop on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9 am until noon at Golden Oaks Montessori School in Castro Valley, California.
Practical Life: Bringing Montessori Into Your Home.
When I first read The 7 Habits, this idea of synergize lacked clarity for me.
Covey subtitles this chapter on synergy as Principles of Creative Cooperation.
As I incorporated the first five habits into my life, though, synergy...
Are you a school leader concerned about helping your school families "understand" Montessori?
On Wednesday, February 8 or Thursday, February 9, at 4 PM Pacific, please join me for a 45-minute webinar on Helping Parents "Get" Montessori.
"Stop!" I heard six-year-old Alan tell a couple of three-year-old girls. "I think you've got a problem."
Lila and Susan, the three-year-olds, were tugging and grunting to see who would get possession of a puzzle. Alan continued, "I think you both...
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