MS. SIMPLICITY Create A Homework Center
Before the tears start of the child being forced to do homework begins, do some planning ahead to make life a little easier for parent and child. Before the school year starts, or right after... Posted on 8/30/13 at 8:57 AM
THE PERIPHERY Traveling, Teaching, and Helping a School in East Africa
I'm helping a school in Tanzania get computers for their students. I plan to travel there this winter and "take you with me."
Two summers ago I came back to Minnesota from teaching in China for a yea... Posted on 8/9/13 at 7:37 AM
REAL MONEY Financial Survival Skills for Your College Bound Kid
Every summer, a new crop of students graduate from high school, and their parents get ready to release them into the wild. Many of these students are planning to continue their schooling, so their par... Posted on 7/2/13 at 9:19 AM
60 DAYS TO BETTER LIVING The ethics of medical job shadowing: Who benefits?
The patient was about to undergo surgery when the surgeon came into the hospital room with "a clan of about six 'student doctors'."
It was uncomfortable and embarrassing:
As the young students craned... Posted on 3/13/13 at 9:57 AM
IN THE BLACK Money Secrets for Students
I recently read a copy of 1000 Best Smart Money Secrets for Students by Debby Fowles.
It seems like a great resource to parents of students, high school students and college students. It has tips an... Posted on 2/13/12 at 7:00 AM
Student councils from Silver Bay, Cook County and Two Harbors High Schools met in Silver Bay for the annual Join Hands Day. Students cleaned up around City Hall, along Outer Drive and near the Silver Bay Marina.
(Photo by Monica Isley) It's hard to contain kids with spring fever; much better to put them to work. Fifth graders from the Minnehaha School in Two Harbors patrol Lighthouse Point and the boat launch area for winter's collection of litter on an outing Friday. "They've been testing all morning," one of the teachers said. "They're ready for this."
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