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This page contains resources pertaining to Teacher Education, Parent Education and School Promotion. The site is used by educators from more than 60 countries and averages about 1800 views per month.

The information is presented in three different formats: articles, videos, and transcripts from a weekly on-line Q and A chat room called Ask a Mentor. The information is organized by class level, audience, content, and format. Resources pertaining to more than one area are cross-referenced.

Of particular convenience is the search feature at the bottom of the page. You can type in any word and all content with that word will be listed with a brief excerpt to help you find exactly what you are looking for.


Friday, December 9, 2011

Dear Mountain Room Parents


Hilarious Article. Thanks to  Michele Shane for passing it along.

Parents:

Some of you have expressed concern about your children celebrating a holiday with the word “dead” in it. I asked Eleanor’s mom, who’s a pediatrician, and here’s what she said: “Preschoolers tend to see death as temporary and reversible. Therefore, I see nothing traumatic about the Day of the Dead.” I hope this helps.

Emily...

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Leading with Courage








Inspirational article about making the hard choices as Head of School

Welcome to the Age of Overparenting














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This is a well written article about some of the perils of 21st century parenting. Long, but well worth the read.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Probability Lesson for Elementary











...This idea of likelihood is called probability. Probability is the likelihood that some outcome will occur. We decided that the chip that would most likely be picked was the blue chip. We can also say that picking a blue chip has the highest probability. What chip has the lowest probability of being picked? (white)...