Monthly Archives: September 2014

Do we make caring for others a priority?

Kindergarten teaching assistant, Mrs. Adrienne Schaye, shared a Washington Post article with me on “Raising kinder children”.  The article highlighted the work of Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd who runs the Making Caring Common Project.  If you are interested in this … Continue reading

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Duct Tape and School Community

So, I was hanging around at Family Fun Night thinking about how I get myself into these “sticky situations”…  Last Friday’s PTO Family Fun Night was a blast.  I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect when I agreed to be … Continue reading

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Growing Readers

How often do you stop and think about your own reading behaviors?  We take our reading comprehension for granted.  We don’t remember what it was like to transition from decoding text to making meaning of text.  Our primary teachers are … Continue reading

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CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview Poster Contest

CHARACTER COUNTS! week will be observed October 19 – 25.  The annual poster contest is being held to celebrate this week.  Cash prizes will be awarded by the Kiwanis Club of Glenview-Northbrook.  The contest deadline is Monday, September 29.  The … Continue reading

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Wildcats on Twitter

You can follow the Willowbrook Wildcats on Twitter @willowbrook30 You can also follow third grade teacher, Mr. David Karnoscak @dkarnoscak You can follow our technology integration specialists @egreen07 and @StacyRich28 Who will be tweeting next?

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