Category Archives: Professional Development

Educating the Educators: The Military Child IS in your school district/school/classroom

The video of the training I did I in March at K-State for Superintendents, Educators and Military leaders has been posted. It’s the second from the bottom video on this page. https://coe.k-state.edu/military/

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2016 Ed Symposium Resources for Teachers of Military & Veteran Connected Students

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September 2014 | College of Education

September 2014 | College of Education.

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Educating the 21st Century Parents

I feel that the pushback from parents around the country in regards to common core/college and career ready standards is in part due to being “the last straw” in a rapidly changing landscape in education with new technological and pedagogical … Continue reading

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August 2014 | College of Education

New teachers, here is an easy resource to fit into your new and busy schedule. You may find a new tip or be reminded of something previously learned but buried in nerves and district policy papers. August 2014 | College … Continue reading

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Dr. Jill Biden and MCEC

@JoiningForces Dr. Biden stresses the importance of supporting military kids and families. Watch here! #MCECNTS2014 http://t.co/oDHRmY4Mtv — MilitaryChild (@MilitaryChild) July 30, 2014

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The whole child

This is a great letter that every school should include with students standardized test scores! The scores paint such a narrow picture of the whole child, yet they are often given too much power in the minds of state and … Continue reading

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MCEC’s On the Move Magizine: my article in print!

Very happy to share a link to a great publication. This month it includes an article I wrote with a colleague and friend, Laurie Curtis in the College of Education at K-State.

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The Burden Military Kids Face

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education by Jim Knotts President and CEO of Operation Homefront. With April as Month of the Military Child and our signature Military Child of the Year™ (MCOY) program just completed – there’s no … Continue reading

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Military Families: Coping With War | Child Mind Institute

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education A powerful CNN feature looks at uncounted casualties of recent wars, members of military families who become suicidal or depressed, including a teenage girl named Kristi Anne Raspperry. Sandy Risberg‘s insight: New … Continue reading

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