Thursday, August 9, 2012

Optimistic Tweets of the Day 8/9/12


 


We can raise kids well. Good to know we can hit the 'sweet' spot.

1. Raising Successful Children

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/opinion/sunday/raising-successful-children.html?_r=2&src=me&ref=general 

 

A Tinkering School!

 

This blog is similar to the one above.

1A. Dangerous things you should let your children do

http://blog.chron.com/bookish/2011/06/dangerous-things-you-should-let-your-children-do/ 

 We can improve our teaching.

2. SWBAT: Stating Clear Objectives 

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/making-lesson-objectives-clear

Wise words from a famous child development expert.

3. T. Berry Brazelton, MD: Speaking Up for Children

http://www.brazeltontouchpoints.org/httpwww-huffingtonpost-comt-berry-brazelton-mdchild-health_b_1756913-html/ 

 ' But we can and must do more to act on what we know. There’s more to do if we are to ensure that all children grow up to become adults who can cope with adversity, strengthen their communities, engage as active participants in civic life, steward our fragile planet’s limited resources and nurture the next generation to be prepared to do the same.'

I personally believe that a civilization can be great only if it nurtures and values its children. 

The following is the program adopted by the Adelanto 'Parent Trigger' school, Desert Trails Elementary.

4. SUCCESS FOR ALL   
http://www.successforall.org/Elementary/

http://www.pbs.org/makingschoolswork/sbs/sfa/index.html 

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