Please Help Spread the Word About Screen Time

A colleague in London sent me a newspaper article about the cot (crib, here in the States) pictured above. The only positive thing I can say about this abomination is that the reaction to it – even among parents – has been negative. Thank goodness for small miracles. I hear and see so many things…

What Makes a Great Teacher?: Remembering Phyllis Gelineau

What makes someone “great?” I throw that word around on a regular basis, giving no thought whatsoever to its true meaning. But having recently lost a dear friend, and reflecting on her life as an educator, I’ve considered the actual definition of the word. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary online tells me it means “remarkable in magnitude,…