Category: Holidays

Supporting Teachers: Possip 15-Minute Power Session

November 18, 2019 |

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Supporting Teachers Through the Season Holiday season can be an exciting time for our students.  But for teachers, it can prove a little stressful.  Supporting teachers is important all year, and e ...

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7 Notes of Inspiration Educators Can Borrow from Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2019 |

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As we commemorate Martin Luther King's birthday and enter Black History Month, it is timely to consider what lessons we can learn from Martin Luther King and apply to schools and school leadership.  ...

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The Upside of Helicopter Parents

December 8, 2018 |

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Since it's the holiday season we thought we'd give eager parents a little holiday gift this year.  Permission to helicopter. Typically, I'm not one to celebrate helicoptering. Helicopter parents h ...

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Educating is hard. Let parents help!

October 10, 2018 |

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The original opening for this blog post shared a real life scenario highlighting how hard educators' jobs are. The scenario happened just last week to a school counselor I know.  Before posting it I ...

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Helping your kids and students deal with holiday stress

December 8, 2017 |

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While holiday time is full of joy and fun-- it can also be stressful for kids, parents, teachers and schools. School counselor Malene Dixon from KIPP Sunnyside High School takes time to share quick ...

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