Tag: Thomas Vander Ark

On Getting Smart: “Smart Parents and Back to School Preparations; Supporting Social Learning”

On “Getting Smart” in the Smart Parents series and next week, in the Huffington Post, Education section… “Smart Parents and Back to School Preparations: Supporting Social Learning” It begins… After the first week of school, I walked my seven year old son home along with one of his friends for a playdate. As we talked …

Thinking Before and After Acting; New Article in Smart Parents Series

Check out the latest article by Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ author, Jennifer Miller helping parents prepare their children for responsible decision making by practicing thinking before they act and reflecting afterward on choices made. It was written in partnership with Roger Weissberg of the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning. It can be read now on educational reformer …

The Power of Parenting with Social and Emotional Learning

Check out the latest article by Confident Parents, Confident Kids author Jennifer Miller on the “Smart Parents” blog series published by influential educational reformer, Thomas Vander Ark and his team at Getting Smart. The article will also appear on the Huffington Post Parents blog later this week! The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning …