Children develop sleep problems when they use portable media devices, such as tablets or smartphones, before bed. They have more difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, are more sleepy during the daytime, and are twice more likely to sleep less than children without access to their devices before bedtime. A JAMA… READ MORE
Common Core Education Changes
Common Core has officially hit third grade in my son’s school. This year has been a year of many education system changes. Aside from all the changes Common Core mandates (www.corestandards.org), he is also using Canvas, an online learning management system, and we are using Remind (www.remind.com… READ MORE
Banned From the Prom Punishment
James Tate had a unique way to invite Sonali Rodrigues to the prom; he and his friends posted large letters to the wall at his high school entrance. Romantic? Fun? Maybe. Banned from the prom? Yes.
He received an in-school suspension for his antics. However, his high school’s policy is … READ MORE