Submitted by Stacie Henderson on Mon, 11/12/2018 - 8:24pm
Each day is filled with unexpected challenges and detours of various shapes and sizes. Use your families' evening routine to comfort the bumps and bruises, celebrate the positives, and inspire children to face tomorrow.
Submitted by Stacie Henderson on Sun, 11/11/2018 - 10:11pm
Discipline continues to be a hot topic. Pediatricians are weighing in.
"In a new policy statement, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, the pediatricians' group recommends that adults caring for children use "healthy forms of discipline" -- such as positive reinforcement of appropriate behaviors, setting limits and setting expectations -- and not use spanking, hitting, slapping, threatening, insulting, humiliating or shaming." http://ow.ly/SXgJ30mw9nK
Submitted by Stacie Henderson on Sat, 11/10/2018 - 12:09am
Flashback Friday to our Fall Celebration and Raffle on November 2nd!
This year we honored our Executive Director Pat Whitehead for her unwavering dedication, love, guidance, and work ethics on all things WSB. We send a sincere and heartfelt thanks to our Angel Donor who covered all costs, ensuring all proceeds go towards our scholarship fund.
Join us on Tuesday, April 16 for our next major fundraiser, our Circle of Light luncheon.
Submitted by Stacie Henderson on Tue, 11/06/2018 - 9:29am
Your child wants to be a doctor? Then have them put down the tablets.
"[A] growing number of [surgery] students are becoming “less competent and less confident” in using their hands, resulting in young professionals who “have very high exam grades but lack tactile general knowledge”. http://ow.ly/IiBL30muqY8
Submitted by Stacie Henderson on Fri, 11/02/2018 - 10:46am
Interesting weekend read on the presence and use of technology in the classroom from a socioeconomic perspective.
"It could happen that the children of poorer and middle-class parents will be raised by screens, while the children of Silicon Valley’s elite will be going back to wooden toys and the luxury of human interaction." http://ow.ly/qit830mrGu9
Submitted by Stacie Henderson on Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:02pm
Beginning with its pronunciation (pronounced DEE-a day loss MWER-toss), Señora Pasion brings stories and poems to each grade. Grades 1 to 3 hear about the excitement of a young girl helping her family with preparations for the upcoming festivities. Grades 4 and 5 use their Spanish Main Lesson books to write about why and how the day is celebrated.