Education Starts in Your Neighbors Shoes

Oprah's famously coined phrase, "Ahah!" was made clear to me a few weeks ago. I was going about my day and then a thought hit me that had my head spinning. The funny thing is that it wasn't some revolutionary idea. It was just something I’ve always known that came more alive to me....more

Pinpointing the Moment

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is once again upon us....more

Breaking Down the Educational Roadblocks for Girls Worldwide

By Kate Brannum, Ph.D., Program Director for International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies at American Public University                                                                          ...more
Buck, Thanks for your comment.  I agree that there is a real need for NGO and IGO support..  A ...more

What We Fought

The recent reminder of Why We Fight, ultimately led to reflection on what we fought. The truth is, I have never thought of Autism as something we have to fight, needed to fight, or as something Cooper is fighting. I know that some look at it that way…and that is valid, not that anyone needs me to validate their feelings or give my approval. This is simply,  just how I look at it....more

Things To Do When First Report Card Comes Home

School has been in session for a while now.  And it's about that time for students to receive their first progress reports or report cards.  Parents and students alike are wishing for the best.  But what should be done when the report card is received?  ...more

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Groovy Lab in a Box Free Blogger Opportunity

Groovy Lab in a Box is giving away a Year's Subscription of their monthly STEM boxes. This is an excellent and exciting way to teach children all about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). A box goes out each month with a theme and activities to coincide, none of the boxes are duplicated. I'm not sure how they do it, but they're committed to non-duplication....more