Ask Kids Good Questions, Then Let Them Answer

Published by EducationNews.org — In conference, we understand why many parents want to speak for their kids.  But it’s very enabling. Today we’re in a conference with school staff, Mom, and her middle-school son who we’ll call Ryan.  Kids and their families come to conference when the youth’s behavior negatively affects the school community.  Conferences are structured meetings designedContinue reading “Ask Kids Good Questions, Then Let Them Answer”

If Parents Want Graduates, Raise Resilient Kids

Published by EducationNews.org — If we want to see graduation rates improve, parents are going to have to introduce their kids to adulthood before sending them to college. Congratulations high school grads!  In the Fall, many of you will go off to college, with all its adult freedom and delights. But do you have theContinue reading “If Parents Want Graduates, Raise Resilient Kids”