Retention: Is it worth it?

No one likes to hear the “r” word in an educational setting. As a parent, hearing the word, retention can stir up strong emotions for you. The term is scary, carries a lot of weight, can be embarrassing and frustrating, and unfortunately, there is a negative stigma attached to it. Children can be retained because … Continue reading Retention: Is it worth it?

Help them figure it out

This picture that accompanies this post may look crazy to you, but it’s a strategy that helps someone focus.  I love to observe people. I catch some things that that the regular human eye may miss. Yesterday, while I was on set with my daughter, I observed that the director was writing in this tiny … Continue reading Help them figure it out