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8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Tutor Disclosure: This post was written and is sponsored by Learn After Class. 1) Confidence Leads to Less Stress Does your child seem more distant or moody than usual? If your children lose confidence in...
Fifth Grade Smarty Pants My oldest child is in the fifth grade. Old enough to be able to communicate to me if he's having trouble in a certain subject and just stubborn enough to think he doesn't need to try...
Disclosure: This post was written and sponsored by Montessori School of New Orleans. How Montessori Middle Schools Honor and Empower Adolescents “We must help the child to act for himself, will for himself, think for himself; this is the art of...
It's NOT About the Creepy Girl :: Lessons From the Momo Hysteria By now, we've all seen the creepy, bug-eyed girl with the long black hair jumping through our screens. These posts are shared by well-intentioned parents, caregivers, grandmas and...
So what if your child has an exceptionality, they deserve to be part of the enormous fun and culture of that once a year experience of Mardi Gras. Navigating a parade can be stressful for any family with kids,...
All I wanted to do was see my son and for him to see his mom in the audience. Unfortunately, we saw each other cry instead. You see, it’s been over a year since we heard the doctor utter the...
For those of you who know me, you know that I teach high school students. The approach to high school is very different than the approach I take with my elementary-aged child. First of all, there's no evidence or...
Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 12.0+ Like many children these days, my four have devices they can use to play games and watch movies. Managing the time spent in front of these...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. How Can Parents Help Their Children Become School Ready? Have you ever wondered, what exactly is school readiness? How will putting together a puzzle benefit your child in school? What is...
Please Don't Give Me Homemade Treats: A Teacher's Plea Before I begin, I feel the need to provide a disclaimer of sorts. I am a high school teacher, and, in case you didn't know, gift giving goes way WAY down...
Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time ... are the words we look for when we know something wonderful is...
What's a Charter School? Charters are public schools that operate outside of the traditional Parish School System, though some are still authorized and overseen by the local school board (Type 1 & 3). Type 2, 4 & 5 are BESE authorized, which means...
De La Salle High School :: Coeducational, Collaborative 21st Century-Learning, Anchored in Faith Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by our friends at De La Salle High School.  De La Salle High School’s “Co-Ed Advantage” prepares both boys and girls for...
  Growing up in New Orleans our education system has always come under criticism for it's less than stellar record of student performance, funding and lack of diversity, innovation and administrative oversight. Enter Hurricane Katrina. Although this mighty storm and its subsequent...

 

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