Turning on the evening news these days can make anyone feel anxious, and if you have kids it can be overwhelming to see a school incident in the headlines. As parents, we are always thinking about our children’s safety. We rely on our schools to maintain robust policies to keep our children from harm’s way. And we are looking for assurance that proper and essential procedures are in place to allow for the best possible outcome should the worst happen.
Reading to Write
While pondering the direction of this blog post, I realized that Ed Jr., my son, loves to read, but Emma, my daughter, is much happier writing. In fact, Emma’s goal is to be a published author someday. What should Emma be doing as a student to get ready for a career in writing? What are best practices for writers? If Emma loved to read like Ed, would she improve her writing skills?