Hug a teacher is Kars4Kids' answer to the #ThankATeacher hashtag trending on social media during Teacher Appreciation Week
(May 1-May7). What is "hug a teacher?" It's a platform we created where you can enter the name of that special teacher in your life and offer that teacher a hug.
Let's face it, teachers aren't doing what they do for the money. They're doing what they do out of caring. We just don't think a day or a week is sufficient to show our more>
A new dyslexia law has got Virginia educators and dyslexia advocates mighty pleased and excited. The new legislation, just signed into law by Governor Terry McAuliffe
, calls for teachers to undergo training in dyslexia awareness. Teachers will have to take a single one-hour online course in order to qualify for or renew a license to teach.
Can a brief one-hour virtual lesson for teachers make a difference in the classroom?
Dyslexia experts say yes. Bec […]
Angry Mommy is the mommy you shouldn't be, but sometimes you can't help it. That is if you're like most mothers. Kids push your limits when they're small, because they're testing their boundaries as independent people. Teenagers can mouth […]
and especially eye contact
is, for most people, a way of connecting with people. It shows we like the person we're speaking with. Breaking eye contact, on […]
Girls on the Run
(GOTR) does what it says it does: it inspires girls. And it does that by teaching them "to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running." The Southeast Washington State branch of GOTR
just happens to be the newest kid on the block, in terms of being Kars4Kids' newest small […]
freaking you out? It's no wonder. Because it causes babies to be born with smaller heads. Which is freaky st […]
Bullies were a fact of life for me growing up. I was different. I read a lot, I used big words.
So I got picked on.
This piece is my personal sto […]
Body language could fill in the gaps between what your toddler says and what you actually understand. That is if you understood his body language any better than you understand […]
"Youngest child in the classroom" can be a difficult label to wear. It's part luck and part cut-off date that makes it happen. It's not that cut-off dates are special. They're just like any other dates on the calendar. They […]
Lists are an organized person's best friend. The act of setting down in writing what you need to buy at the store, or get done in your home, helps you c […]