Month: March 2019
3 Lessons My Students Taught Me
I came across this quote on my Facebook page this week, a gif shared by the BrainPower Neurodevelopmental Center in Newburgh, Indiana. At first, I thought about my home situation; the older my sons become, the more I realize they are their own selves. What a myth to believe that kids become what parents ‘make’…
When Initiative Is MIA: What to do about it?
I had a wonderful opportunity to take initiative on the weekend. And I didn’t. No, no, of course I won’t obsess about it (not!) It’s just that this weekend, I was preparing an activity for a class this week about initiative because a student and I had a discussion that ended with the question: how…
The Irish Impact
Try the following quiz to see what you know about words, expressions and traditions that linger in our language and culture! 1. Which of the following words means a crazy person? a) Bother b) Clock c) Bog d) Banshee 2. When a child misbehaves constantly, what do we call him/her? a) A banshee b) A…