Cynthia Mitchell

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Plight of child abuse suspect Shanesha Taylor tugs at public's heart

PHOENIX — Depending on the point of view, Shanesha Taylor is either a negligent mom who deserves being charged with child abuse or an overwhelmed single mother who made a mistake while trying to provide for her children.<p>Taylor, 35, was charged last month with felony child abuse after leaving her …

Teaching Kids Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence was one of the most influential books I read in college – I still have my marked-up copy from 2001! In the …

Following Directions and Listening Game: Teacher Says!

This week in the Get Ready for K Through PLAY! series we are focusing on activities that develop the <b>social and emotional skills</b> needed for …

What Does It Take to Get Kids to Stop Skipping School?

A New York City pilot program found success by tracking and sharing student attendance data, assigning mentors, and communicating with parents.<p>When it comes to tackling the problem of chronic absenteeism, students who already have a track record of skipping class can be a particularly tough crowd …