Looking for a few good role models
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Looking for a few good role models

The New York Times reported Feb. 6, 2015 that parents, teachers and toy-makers discourage girls from getting into math and science. I never saw myself as being particularly good in either subject and I try not to relay this to my daughter Torie. But I’ve been able to follow her fourth-grade assignments so far. Phew! … Continue reading

Working for the Weekend Plans
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Working for the Weekend Plans

The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day (Friday, March 1) is one of my favorite times of the year. While I’ve always enjoyed reading, I love sharing this joy with others — especially children. I was very disappointed last year when my daughter’s first-grade teacher opted to have many of the children go to … Continue reading