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Through the eyes of our child, I have seen her desire to reach out to and greet folks that share the same "space," with a grinning HELLO! When she sees another person, especially a child weeping or in pain, she tries to go over, find out what is wrong, and help bring back a smile. Growing flowers and vegetables from seeds or small plantlings stirs her sense of amazement. Her never-ending curiosity about all she sees, hears, tastes, smells and touches -- her surprise at so much that "grown-ups" dismiss as unworthy of attention, renews my sense of possibility.
Post in: Elementary school for gifted child November 4, 2011
The students in the TUSD receive education based on their teachers' perceptions of them and their "inherent" abilities to grasp information.... More »
Post in: Should schools teach sex ed? November 4, 2011
Of course they should. Our bodies are the vessels of our lives, and we must learn about how they function, how to keep ourselves healthy, and how... More »
Started conversation: Does anyone live with a first grader? April 23, 2009
Does anyone live with a first grader?