What Happens When The Local Library Doesn’t Have The ‘Right’ Books?

Many students don’t always have access to resources at home or extensive  resources at their local library. In smaller  ‘local’  libraries, the variety of types of books available to the community is minimal. Children, year after year, are handed homework assignments which require research beyond the classroom. The topics and the notable figures are the […]

5 Things Parents Should Know About Their Role In Their Child’s Education

Cathy Cartier is a mother, grandmother, Parent Toolkit expert, and yes, a teacher. She’s taught high school English Language Arts for over fifteen years, and has even been nationally recognized for her work in the classroom. After spending countless hours helping students grow, she now has a few lessons to pass on to parents. Here are five things […]

Educators, We’re Having A Student Voice Summit: Submit Your Ideas

Calling all high school students and educators! ASCD & Center for Inspired Teaching Student Voice Summit! Where: Washington, DC When:   June 21-23, 2019 The ASCD & Center for Inspired Teaching Student Voice Summit, powered by Teach to Lead, will be the first student leadership focused summit, taking the model that has proven to positively […]

How You Can Ensure That Your Child Isn’t Treated Like A Number at School

Nobody wants to be just another face in the crowd. We all wish to be acknowledged, considered and seen as a unique individual among the other faces. So, how do parents ensure that their child isn’t regarded as just another face in the crowded classroom? When we are treated as a number, not a person, […]