ARTICLES SHARED BY COLLEAGUES: DADS ON DUTY! This school thought “outside the box” when they were faced with discipline challenges. The impact of this effort has been significant. CNN: https://apple.news/AF1f8u3y8RBerVeZGRGX7-A 20 Tips to Help De-Escalate Interactions With Anxious or Defiant Students Schools all across the country are engaged in this same conversation. Our students areContinue reading “IDEAS ON HOW TO APPROACH BEHAVIOR CHALLENGES”
As we think about WHO LINDENWOLD WANTS TO BECOME and WHY WE DO THIS WORK, I’m curious as to your thoughts….. Is this Finnish School the perfect design? What do you think? https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/10/why-finland-is-tearing-down-walls-in-schools/
What Learning In Two Languages Looks Like 9 Damaging Myths About Dual Language Acquisition
Return to school sees improvement in children’s mental health: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-11-school-children-mental-health.html 21-Year-Old Man with Down Syndrome Lands Job at UPS: ‘I’m So Proud of Him,’ Says Sister https://people.com/human-interest/21-year-old-man-with-down-syndrome-gets-job-at-ups/ Sixteen Years Old, $1.7 Million in Revenue: (This is a great example of why it is important to focus on teaching students BEYOND problem-solving. We need to encourageContinue reading “Articles Shared by Colleagues & Dr. O’Neil”
It’s National Call A Doctor Day!
June 1, 2021 There’s an adage that says that people may not remember what you do, but they’ll certainly remember how you made them feel, ….and at no time is that more true than on National Say Something Nice Day, observed on June 1 each year. This holiday is about lifting your co-workers, family members,Continue reading “National Say Something Nice Day”
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What’s the Best Way to Address Unfinished Learning? It’s Not Remediation, Study Says:https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/whats-the-best-way-to-address-unfinished-learning-its-not-remediation-study-says/2021/05 Our Kids Are Not Broken: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/03/how-to-get-our-kids-back-on-track/618269/ 5 Ways to Engage ELLs with SEL https://apertureed.com/5-ways-engage-ells-sel/ LHS Arts Night: https://sites.google.com/lindenwold.k12.nj.us/2021-lhsartsnight/home
(Note: I’m using a “FUN” week to test out sharing blog posts. If you subscribed to this blog, you should have received this as a “post” in your email. If you did not, you received a link directly from me.) National Chocolate Chip Day – May 15, 2021 “Legend has it that the chocolate chip cookieContinue reading “This week in May there is too much “FUN” to pass up!”