Category Sandy Hook

What you can do to advocate for safer schools

This week (Oct. 15-21) Is America’s Safe Schools Week. Whether you’re a parent, an educator or a guardian of students, please take some time to raise awareness for school safety by implementing some of the activities listed below. Advocating school safety is how we can help ensure the well-being of all children and the quality […]

2013: STOCKPILE CLASSROOM JOY…

…in a JAR. 2012: It was a rough end to a tough year. Educators (and education) were the focus of local and national “reform” efforts, slashed budgets and bad press. Corporate privatizing and the MI lame-duck legislation paled, however, in the face of Sandy Hook – an unimaginable tragedy which left all teachers reeling and […]

TEACHING Children about Sandy Hook

Resist the New Normal I am having a very difficult time dealing with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. I understand that my horror pales in comparison to what was, and forever will be experienced by the parents, students, teachers and first responders of Newtown, Connecticut…but I am a mom, and I am haunted. […]