An Integrated Approach to Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning in Middle School

Recently, I decided to dig into the literature on social-emotional learning as there seems to be a concern among many parents that time and resources spent on cultivating social emotional skills in school might be at the expense of...

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School Talk's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

In 2017, debates about the role of the media in our democracy, demonstrations taking place across the country, and a magnificent solar eclipse traversing North America garnered headlines in national news. STEM remained a hot topic...

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Viewing the Solar Eclipse 2017

There’s an astronomical event happening this summer that you and your family won’t want to miss! There will be a total solar eclipse going all the way across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. If you want to nurture...

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DC Restaurants for the Whole Family

Sometimes, the whole family just needs a night out. But where can a family go that will feel like a treat for adults and kids alike? What if some in the family eat vegetarian or gluten free and some crave a big juicy hamburger? Is...

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