Bill Gates and then President Obama pushed the adoption of Common Core national standards and adoption of the standardized tests aligned to it. The Bill
Help for Helicopter Parents Another year is beginning for school children. As parents, we want the best for our children and want our children to
Turn my eyes from looking at what is worthless; give me life in your ways. Psalm 119:37 (CSB) This verse reminds me of the wasted
The references and discussions about public schools in this book will be relating to the United States and my experiences as a public-school teacher. During
Check out our new book. Parents will want to know what is going in public school. Why are children being tested so much? Why is Common Core being used?
Parenting is hard work, life is hard. Raising children is difficult in the best of homes, and the best circumstances. It seems everyday presents more
The teen years are difficult for children and parents alike. This is the time children are searching for their own identity. They want to be independent, yet they still need their parents, although they will not admit it. For parents, it is the beginning of “letting go” and allowing children more freedom
Back to school means children will be seeing their friends again and entering the world of learning for another year. For parents, it means a