Summer is a good time to reflect on your child’s school and think about whether it’s a good fit. Did your child seem happy at school? Have friends? … [Read more...] about 5 Signs Your Kid’s School Isn’t A Good Fit
My Wish for Students this Summer Over the summer, I'd like our students to explore, inquire and enjoy. Many parents are already struggling with … [Read more...] about Get Off Your Screens, There’s So Much Summer To Do!
We don’t want perfectionists, we want risk-takers who will fail and learn from their mistakes. I want our students to make mistakes and [gasp, … [Read more...] about In Defense of Failure
Last year, when our school was being developed, we blogged about the SOLs. Now that we are are open and our students are thriving, and we have … [Read more...] about You are not SOL at The Sycamore School, Reprise
What to do when a fun activity turns into a gripe fest? Turn to leadership. I’m not sure if it was due to spring fever, or typical adolescent waxing … [Read more...] about Spring Fever Leadership
Hearts are breaking in communities all over our nation in the aftermath of yet another devastating school shooting. How do we keep our children safe? … [Read more...] about Creating a Culture of Kindness