Tag Archives: school

What do you think?

What do you think of bullying? How about this?

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What’s your take on this?

So, what do you think? Should we test all our young athletes for this?

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What do you think?

What do you think of this? Where do you think you’d rank?

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What’s your take???

How do you feel about this?

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Can we blog about whatever we want to?

When I was reading through the news when I got up this morning, this is an article I saw and it really left me wondering. I keep thinking “well, on the other hand” and “if it were my child” or “it’s … Continue reading

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What do you guys think?

Okay you guys. Here’s another one open for discussion. What do you think?

Posted in childhood, children, embarassing, emotions, government, healthy, humiliate, kids, overweight, people, privacy, school, self esteem, teachers, things, unhealthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

TGIF

Happy Friday All. Here’s to another Friday. I hope the week has been good to you. We’ve had illness, hurricane force winds and now freezing temps. We had snow on Wed morning. It didn’t stick and it was pretty. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, choices, education, kids, memories, people, school, school levy, small towns, things, Uncategorized, voting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Good To Know: Education Priceless, If They Take It

This segment is on WCCO in Minneapolis and this is Don Shelby. He’ll be retiring soon but I thought this was a very interesting “Good To Know.” This is what Don said. “President Obama has called for the lengthening of the … Continue reading

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Silly Bandz, the newest fad

Okay, I’ll admit it. I never heard of these things until one day, I think it was Nikki who said something about them laying all over her house and then JAM and MSSC chimed in that they also have them … Continue reading

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Why Are School Supplies So Specific?

I thought this was a really Good Question the other night. But as I read, I got a little confused by the end of the article and about the whole “pooling of supplies.” But, I’ll get to that later. Okay … Continue reading

Posted in children, choices, crayons, kids, parent's, products, school, teachers, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

School Ain’t What It Used To Be

When you went to college, did you have to do any “pre-admission” assignments?  Maybe you had to read a particular book or watch a certain movie.  In past years, the University of California at Berkeley has assigned incoming freshmen and … Continue reading

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Zero Tolerance

I got this from someone I know who reads here but doesn’t comment much. They wanted our view on this. We’ve all heard of “zero tolerance” and I think we’ve discussed it here before.  I think at this point, most people … Continue reading

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Food fights have sure changed

This story was brought to my attention by SKL. “A 13-year-old girl who threw vegetables in a cafeteria worker’s face sparked a fist-fight that ended with criminal charges being filed against the worker, who apparently didn’t find the incident very … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, behavior, childhood, children, choices, discipline, food fights, kids, learning, paraprofessionals, people, problems, school, self esteem, special ed, teachers, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Question of the day from mssc

What is the highest year of formal education you have completed?

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Test Answers?

Rather than admit defeat in the face of tricky questions, some will decide to take a more creative approach to their answers…

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Mother Faces Charges for Cursing at Principal

I heard about this story on The View one morning last week and couldn’t believe it and then I was surfing around and found it again and thought, what the hell. If you haven’t heard about this you can read … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, embarrassment, kids, memories, memory, mom's, people, pre teens, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

No alcohol allowed

We just built a new stadium for our University of Minnesota Gophers. It’s called the TCF Bank Stadium. All very fine and good. But some “do gooders” have decided that it’s going to be an alcohol free zone. Okay, that’s … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, alcohol, behavior, choices, college student, differences, getting drunk, kids, learning, life, life lessons, opinions, people, problems, things, today's times, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

An Invasion Of Privacy?

This was on our news on something called Inside The Box and I wanted to know what everyone thought about it. “A teacher in Northfield, MN is now changing a method he used to help motivate his students. After a test, … Continue reading

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Mom’s getting schooled (SKL)

With my 2 daughters rounding age 3, they are now “preschoolers.”  This fall, they transitioned from a nanny’s care to a well-regarded preschool/daycare near my home.  I was pretty excited by many good things about the school – the academic … Continue reading

Posted in activities, advice, behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, education, emotions, kids, learning, life lessons, memories, parent's, parenting, peer pressure, people, school, teachers, things, toddlers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Bikes to school by SKL

How many of you walked or biked to school as kids? My family always lived close enough to walk to all of our schools.  It would have been fun to bike, but even when all of us had a bike … Continue reading

Posted in activities, behavior, bikes, childhood, children, choices, dangers, differences, education, kids, lifestyles, live and learn, memories, neighborhood, old days, people, safety, school, things, today's times, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Common Sense Takes Another Hit

So I’m sitting here, innocently enjoying my morning Chai Latte (mmmm…. Oregon Chai…..sorry, A.D.D.), and I hear a story on the news about a school in Atlantic, Iowa, up in arms about a strip search that had been performed on … Continue reading

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Cursive or keyboarding

I have triplet nieces and nephew. They turned 14 in March. They have a pool party each year in the summer in lieu of a winter party. We were sitting around and they were all opening their cards and they … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, choices, differences, handwritten letters, kids, learning, life, opinions, people, reading, school, teachers, things, today's times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Teacher accused of slapping a boy

I was going to write a post about this and then I came across this “Good To Know” segment that Don Shelby had and I really couldn’t have said it better myself. “A story Wednesday night got a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, education, emotions, fears, feelings, fighting, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, kindness, learning, life lessons, memories, peer pressure, people, problems, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Question of the day

If a classmate asked you for the answer to a question during an exam while the teacher was not looking, what would you do?

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Having school 4 days a week

When I first heard about this, my first thought was I didn’t like it. I thought it would cause to many problems with parent’s jobs and daycare situations. But then when I watched this last night, it made “some” sense … Continue reading

Posted in child care, childhood, children, choices, daycare, differences, educating, education, home alone, kids, learning, opinions, parent's, people, problems, school, teachers, things, work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments