Listening to and learning from educators like Megan Hall, Steve Allen and Bill Wilson reminded me last week of two important things. First, they have so much to offer, not only to youngsters, but also to other educators and those learning to be educators. Second, their skills, insights, experience and knowledge are dramatically underused. More youngsters will succeed if we make better use of these and other talented educators.
Sydney Kent made a stitch in time and gave hospitalized teens a friendly warm embrace. Not only that, the 14-year old Girl Scout invited young patients to escape their hospital beds with the turn of a page.
The Independent District 15 School Board and St. Francis City Council have voted in agreement that the school district and city should share costs to increase police presence in the schools for safety and educational purposes.
It’s been a long cold winter. By February we are all looking for some relief, some sign that spring will arrive as promised. Sometimes it’s a simple bouquet of fresh flowers that can change the entire day. But after learning about the language of flowers, you may see them differently.