High Marks for Kai Marks!

Kai Marks, our incredible Director of Curriculum, was recently published in Education Week. Click on the link below to learn more about Kai’s impressive instructional philosophy as it relates to pre-writing and supporting emerging writers....

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The Distracted Mind

The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World, Gazzaley, A. & Rosen, L. (M.I.T. Press, 2016) This week I began reading The Distracted Mind, a fascinating look at the internal mechanisms of the human brain and how easily our brains are hijacked by the...

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Solomon’s Wisdom: Grow and Help Grow

Now that you are armed with this information about how to promote a growth mindset, what’s next? What do your children need to do to grow? For a growth mindset to work, they need to keep setting goals, goals for growth. (This process works for you as well to help them grow).

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Solomon’s Wisdom

Do you have a hero? Find out if the person had some extraordinary abilities who achieved with little effort or if he/she put significant effort into their achievements.

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Resilience and Growth Mindset

This week’s focus is on resilience, a necessary underpinning to a growth mindset. Why is that, you may ask? Well, they go together like thunder and lightening or bees and honey – but which comes first the chicken or the egg?

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