Celebrating Parent Involvement in Schools

National Education week takes place from November 15-19 this year, and one focus includes parent involvement. Project Appleseed runs a… Continue reading Celebrating Parent Involvement in Schools

Homeschool Essentials

Homeschooling children continues to rise due to the pandemic and parents’ dissatisfaction with the school systems. The 2020-2021 school year… Continue reading Homeschool Essentials

Assessment in Quality Child Care Programs

Child assessment is a vital and growing component of high-quality early childhood programs; it is even required in some states.… Continue reading Assessment in Quality Child Care Programs

Improving Relationships One Step At A Time

Psychotherapist Dr. Erin Leonard offers three important ways to improve our relationship with our spouses. Watch the interview here. 1)… Continue reading Improving Relationships One Step At A Time

One of San Francisco’s toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation

There was a time when Visitacion Valley middle school in San Francisco could have featured in a gritty US crime… Continue reading One of San Francisco’s toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation

Cyber Offenses, Real Victims

The internet has made sharing information, and more specifically, images, incredibly easy. But when those images are seen as offensive,… Continue reading Cyber Offenses, Real Victims

“It’s a very scary time.” Explaining tragedy to kids

Within the span of three weeks, we’ve seen deadly attacks in Paris, Colorado, and now San Bernardino. It’s almost impossible… Continue reading “It’s a very scary time.” Explaining tragedy to kids

TIPSHEET: Five Essentials to Meaningful Play

1. Children make their own decisions. When children choose how to play for themselves, they experience freedom in making those… Continue reading TIPSHEET: Five Essentials to Meaningful Play

Jobs That Are Impossible To Explain To Your Parents

10. Investment Banker – Parents who don’t get it: 43% How to explain it to your mom: You match up… Continue reading Jobs That Are Impossible To Explain To Your Parents

TIPSHEET – 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

1. ENJOYS TEACHING. Teaching is meant to be a very enjoyable and rewarding career field (although demanding and exhausting at… Continue reading TIPSHEET – 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher