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Galit Breen is a wife, mother of 3 beautiful children and a former educator who is now a writer on her blog, These Little Waves, and many media outlets. Galit’s first book, KINDNESS WINS, a simple, no-nonsense guide to teaching our kids how to be kind online, is published by Booktrope Publishing, and in my humble opinion, this book should be a staple in middle school classrooms across the country.
Join me for a candid mom talk with Galit as she shares some insight on what your children are doing online and how you can help them be warriors for virtual kindness!
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Schools are no longer a path to cultivation and a life of the mind; they are on a path of a job. Along the way, as schools became a training ground for corps of workers, they also became a means of furthering national interests. The debate about schools had become part of the debate about national power. Which brings us to the twenty-first century.
When George W. Bush announced No Child Left Behind (NCLB), his purported intention was to encourage a set of practices and institute a set of assessments that would ensure every child got the same good start at school. Implicit in that formulation was the now familiar premise that it was up to schools to close the income gap between the rich and the poor. In its most beneficent form, it could have made a powerful difference in the lives of many children. If NCLB had ensured that all kids would learn how to read and that no child would become disenchanted enough to drop out, it might have been wonderful. But that’s not how NCLB played out.
Within just a few years, teachers were rushing to make sure that each child got a higher score on the standardized tests than he or she had gotten the year before. School superintendents also felt compelled to see to it that their schools got higher scores every year. What had been promoted as a means of ensuring that all children received the fruits of our educational system became a relentless push toward improved test scores. With each year, more and more focus was on the scores themselves and less on the education the scores were intended to measure. At the national level, politicians threatened that if we didn’t educate everyone, once again our country might fall behind. The conversation was less about giving everyone access to reading, thoughtful engagement in civic life, or the pleasures of ideas, and much more about seeing to it that everyone could earn a decent wage.
If we are intentional about teaching our kids about the value of money and how it can either be a blessing or a burden we can spare them the unfortunate money pit that so many of us as adults have fallen into. Today I'm going to dicuss some of my tips that I think can make a difference when we are teaching our kids about spending, saving and giving away money.
This week on Mom Talk Radio, Louanne Roark of the Look Good Feel Better foundation shares how the organization helps women undergoing cancer treatment transform. Spotlight on Moms features Kathy Kelly of SpecialMouse.com. Retired Pharmacist, David Foreman, shares how travel impacts your health. Family expert, Notoya Green shares tips on how to teach your kids to be thankful. Dr. Bernadine Cruz, associate veterinarian, shares how ways to keep your furry companions healthy.
Fontline Ministries invites you to join us Tonight Pastor Mike Sharing & GkMikey
This two hour program will feature a time of prayer, praise, and worship in which we encourage all callers to call in with their prayer needs, and testmony.
After the word we will be taking your phone calls with questions and comments on tonight's teaching. We will also give or callers the chance to make a life changing decision by offering the sinners prayer, and the opportunity for those who feel they have walked away from or are no longer serving God the way they shoud to come back with the rededicataion prayer. Doctrine Bible Teaching Ministry We Beileve The Father Son Holy Spirit, Jesus Is Lord & The Gifts & The Rapture, John 3:16-17 Rom 10:
When was the last time you stopped and congratulated your kids? What did you congratulate them for? Was is at a special event or after a great accoplishment? Are we celebrating our kids for their achievements or for who they are? When was the last time someone celebrated you?
" For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope". (JEREMIAH 29: 11)
In this episode, I'll discuss how you can use everyday situations to teach your children about responsible money management in age appropriate ways. You can educate your kids about budgeting, prices, and sales tax at the grocery store. You can explain mortages, interest rates, student loans and credit cards to your teenagers. Paying your children commissions for doing their chores will help them make the connection between work and money at an early age. Teaching your kids about money can be a fun, hands-on experience for both of you!
Join Sara Bingham, WeeHands Founder and author of The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers, each week as she shares parenting tips, language development strategies, and the joys of connecting with your baby, toddler and/or preschool child.
Since 2001, WeeHands has been an industry-leading children's sign language and language development program delivered through interactive, fun classes, as well as a line of tailored products. In 2014, WeeHands became part of Morneau Shepell’s Children's Support Solutions, an organization that provides health-centered and educational services to children with differences to help them reach their potential.
On today's show, Sara will chat with Jennifer Benedik, the Co-Founder and Co-Director at ULTRA Health Service. Jennifer is a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist and on today's we'll be discussing Jennifer's top 3 tips to encourage language development.
In this episode, we'll answer the question, "Who should teach your kids about money and personal finance?" Some schools do have classes and courses that teach kids about this subject, but sometimes they aren't teaching your kids the things that YOU want them to learn about money. We'll talk about how to talk to your kids about personal finance in age appropriate ways and how to help them build a solid foundation for money management that will support them into adulthood.
in The Bible
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of YHWH our Saviour in all things.
11 For the grace of YHWH that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
12 Teaching us that, denying unrighteousness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, and righteously, in this present world;
13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great YHWH the Father and our YHWH the Son;
14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.
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