Scenario: A Parent-Friendly School Environment?

A parent enters a public middle school, where her son attends, for the first time, to see the Principal. Because she was called, she left her job on a one hour break, for apparently an ’emergency’ meeting. The parent enters the building, first passing through a metal detector. She showed her identification to the ‘safety […]

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, […]

Here’s Where We “Raise the Bar” in America’s Public Schools

Today’s youngest learners are digital natives and practically ‘hard-wired’ to acquire knowledge through technology-infused learning. With an increasing need for meaningful connections between digital natives, the framework of teaching and learning in educational settings is at a crossroads. The basic structure and standardization of curricula can’t become any less engaging, exciting, or less relevant, according […]