Adjust or bust. Or so it feels for millions of students (and teachers) who have either returned or are beginning classes for the first time, maybe even in a new place this month of September.
Our home (and the people in it) too is going through an intense period of adjustment now that our youngest d...Read Adjusting to a new school year
Download How to best prepare our kids for life post secondary school.
In this episode, Sara chats with Domenico Capilongo.
Over the course of this episode, you will learn more about:The role that teachers play in preparing kids for life post secondary school Whether this is different to the role t... Listen to How to best prepare our kids for life post secondary school
Download What to expect when transitioning from high school to University or College
In this podcast Sara Dimerman chats with Brenda Whiteside.
Over the course of this episode, you will learn more about:The biggest changes or challenges students face when transitioning from high school to a post s... Listen to What to expect when transitioning from high school to University or College
Download Learning through play: how to keep kids brains active during long breaks from school
In this podcast Sara Dimerman chats with Michael Gibben.
Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:Whether parents’ concern about their kids’ brains going to mush during long b... Listen to Learning through play: how to keep kids brains active during long breaks from school
Sara chats with the Motts about reasons why more children at a younger age are being suspended from school and what can be done about this, Facebook’s founder’s promise to his newborn daughter and their decision to name her Max.
Segment starts at 1:30.Listen to School suspensions & Zuckerberg daughter
Sara chats with Marci Ien on CTV Canada AM about whether isolation rooms should be allowed in schools or if they should be banned – following the release of a news story about a British Columbia Downs Syndrome Child who was repeatedly placed in one of these “quiet” rooms after misb...Read Are ‘quiet rooms’ an effective education tool or harmful to kids?
Sex. It’s a topic I’ve become increasingly comfortable bantering about – especially since the writing and release of my latest book on the topic of why married couples don’t have sex. As a result, I have spent countless hours discussing this subject with the media as well as ...Read Sex Education – Where And How Should It Begin?
Sara’s advice on taking kids out of school to travel is shared in Jessica Lahey’s Motherlode blog in the New York Times.Read Skipping School for Vacation