Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Effective Parent Communication

Establishing and maintaining a healthy working relationship with parents is even more important and easy in the 21st century. Thanks to the advances in technology, it isn’t a question of … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Parents at School: Studies Probe What Helps & What Doesn’t

Many schools every year work to find ways to increase parent involvement. Whether your school has an active PTA/Parent Association or your school has work to do to develop a … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Essentials of Play

We should stop talking about play as an extra; a transition between lunch and math. Play is a fundamentally important part of every child’s school day. Let’s make sure play … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

Value of Screen Time

How do we determine what valuable screen time looks like for small children? I found an article by Motoko Rich which questions content viewed by children when using electronic devices. According to … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Reading Challenge for Preschoolers

I discovered a news story today that I could not wait to share. The Louisville Free Public Library with support from the Louisville Library Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creating Resilient Children

Resilience is such a crucial skill set to teach in schools and at home. tlb

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 is the year of the internet of things—no, seriously, we mean it this time

If you are a parent or teacher, please read this post. It seems that experts believe next year is the year when technology will touch every aspect of ours and … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Being Optimistic

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving … Continue reading

December 7, 2013

Teaching Mandela

Teaching Mandela When the news of Nelson Mandela’s death broke late yesterday, time stopped for millions of people all over the world. For me, it was a moment that I’ll … Continue reading

December 7, 2013

Maintaining Balance

This is my reminder that technology is good, but should have boundaries. tlb

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment