The Parent Blame Game: What to Do When Screens Win Out

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Originally posted on Wheelock College’s Aspire Wire March 20, 2012 The Boston Globe article, “In Reversal, Kids Nag Parents to Step Away from Their Phones, Laptops” by Beth Yeitell (March 8, 2012, available here) once again blames parents for doing it wrong.  They are spending too much time with technology and screens instead of spending time with their […]

A Step in the Right Direction for Early Childhood Evaluation

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Originally posted on Wheelock College’s Aspire Wire Jan 24, 2012 Bravo to California Governor Jerry Brown for his decision to reduce the number of standardized tests students take in school, and to develop a more child-centered, rather that test-centered, approach to evaluating education.  I could not be more heartened by this news and hope it is […]