• Schools Without Playgrounds?

    If you ask a child what their favorite part of the school day is, they’ll probably tell you recess. “Recess is the time of day set aside for elementary school students to take a break from their class work, engage in play

    July 9, 2016 • Thought of the Week • Views: 780

  • Mondays with ME: School-Related Anxiety (1/13/14)

    Understanding Causes and Finding Effective Strategies “Many children of all ages experience school-related anxiety, whether stressing out about academic performance, fearing bullies on the bus or feeling overwhelmed by

    January 13, 2014 • Guest Speakers, Mondays with MomEnough • Views: 617

  • Mondays with ME (11/21/11): School Crisis/Disaster

    How is your child’s school prepared to respond in the event of a crisis or disaster that touches the lives of students? You may be reassured by what this Mom Enough guest has to say about both the nature of most crises and the

    November 21, 2011 • Guest Speakers, Mondays with MomEnough • Views: 528

  • BAM Radio: Withdrawing Recess

    This topic can be touchy for some. This week’s radio segment is: Removing Recess…Does It Work? I understand why teachers withhold recess and use it as a “punishment.” However, I personally see recess as a

    August 11, 2010 • Resources • Views: 342

  • BAM Radio: Week of July 18, 2010

    Students from Finland routinely rank at the top of international test in reading and math. Yet their educational system operates in ways that we in America are sure would produce substandard academic outcomes. What’s going

    July 18, 2010 • Resources • Views: 474

  • Kids & GERMS!

    Germs are inevitable, but there are precautions that can be taken to reduce them. Kids are back in school and with the flu season approaching, it’s more important than ever to teach good handwashing skills. Children

    September 17, 2009 • Videos • Views: 336

  • Thought of the Week 12/10/2008

    Montessori school programs emphasize the importance and connection of all living things and the need for each person to find meaningful work and his/her own place in the world. They focus on relationships/ community within the

    December 10, 2008 • Thought of the Week • Views: 432