May 25 2015
A few weeks ago I went to a community event that was intended to start a conversation about race among teachers and parents. The topic was how children understand race,...
Apr 30 2015
I was able to be part of a great discussion last night at our local children’s museum on how children understand race. The event was called “Difficult Conversations,” and invited...
Mar 24 2014
As a kindergarten teacher, I find that most people are surprised when I tell them how much is expected of five-year-olds these days. Most of us remember kindergarten as a...
Oct 27 2013
So this year my school was told it would be taking on a Master Schedule (I capitalize these words to emphasize the Seriousness of The Master Schedule). It was a...
Jan 27 2012
The USDA put out a proposed before/after menu for schools, comparing what old lunches look like (hot dogs, pizza, tater tots…basically baseball game food) to what the new ones should...
Jan 26 2012
Today Michelle Obama announced the new nutrition standards for public school lunches. The standards call for doubling the amount of fruits and vegetables, offering only whole-grain foods, and reducing fat...