Are you students THRIVING or surviving? Three suggestions to help them Thrive this year…

  The furthest distance in your school… it’s NOT what you think. Many students I encounter would more than happily be sent to the principal’s or dean’s office to be called out on a presenting behavior. But quite often, the behavior being presented at school is NOT the real issue. A recent study at John […]

Welcome Stephanie Harvey to Eastern Washington (and an insider tip)

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Blog, CCSS, Tips | No Comments

We are quite happy to be welcoming THE Stephanie Harvey to our fair state. On her visit, she will be partnering with National Geographic for a private dinner at the Davenport Hotel then on April 16, she is going to be conducting a training on the common core strategies. As many of our districts come […]

“They” will help you with the Common Core

“They” will help you with the Common Core

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Blog, CCSS, Schools, Tips | 2 Comments

  Traveling around the U.S. conducting trainings, as of late, I have noticed that there are a lot of people who are quite concerned about what they have to do to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the assessments that are to come with them; this appears to be pandemic in 46 of […]

7 Secrets to Raising a Happy Child…

7 Secrets to Raising a Happy Child…

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Tips | No Comments

Give your child the skills to rebound from setbacks and pave the way to success. By Marguerite Lamb from American Baby What Makes a Child Happy? We all want the same things for our kids. We want them to grow up to love and be loved, to follow their dreams, to find success. Mostly, though, we want […]

Tips for talking to kids about Newton School

Tips for talking to kids about Newton School

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Tips | No Comments

  How to Talk to Kids About the Newtown School Shooting Posted: December 14th, 2012 by Michele Borba   The senseless school shooting that happened today at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the small town of Newtown, Connecticut is every parent’s nightmare. My heart breaks,as I’m sure yours, when I think about these families. As […]


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