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Back to School?

It’s back to school time – or is it? Coronavirus has the start of this school year up in the air. As COVID-19 cases rise in most of the country, administrators, teachers, parents and kids are being forced to make tough decisions. We’d like to help as you and your family consider this upcoming school…

#MeToo & Middle School – An Encore Episode | E47

Sexual harassment is real and it’s happening earlier in life than you think. A recent study says more that 40% of middle school students said they’ve been victims of sexual harassment. That along with the #MeToo movement prompted children’s author Barbara Dee to write a novel called Maybe He Just Likes You. She takes a look at harassment and #metoo through…

Middle School Matters | E33

Middle School is such an interesting time for kids. Often it means a new school, first time using a locker, first time having different teachers for each subject, new friends and social dynamics and more. It turns out a middle schoolers growth in EQ may be more important than IQ. This week we talk with…

Parents & Teachers: A Partnership | E30

The new school year is here and each one brings some excitement and challenges. Our goal is simple, to create little people who become amazing adults. So how can parents, teachers and schools partner to make it happen? It’s an important conversation in a world of test scores, school and teacher assessments and today’s busy…

E22: Why She Quit Teaching & Why You Should Care

Jessica Gentry taught Kindergarten for 12 years. She isn’t going back when school starts in the fall. She quit at the end of the school year and shared her decision and reasons in a viral Facebook post. We were curious about why Jessica felt like she needed to get out of the classroom and we…