Louvenia Mack

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Teacher-Parent Collaboration Techniques

Advice for Teachers<p>Whether you are a first year teacher or have been teaching for 20 years, there wil never be a moment where you aren't learning …

Teaching

How to Engage Children and Keep Their Attention: Tips for Parents and Educators

This may sound obvious - but making a lesson or family activity fun can take some work!<p>Here is how to make an experience fun and engaging for young …

The Real Secret of School Success

Here's the honest truth about school -- almost all children could do better there.<p>I know this for certain after spending my life as an education correspondent, visiting schools all over the world, sitting in on hundreds of lessons and talking to thousands of school students, teachers, principals, …

The Power of Parents: What the Research Shows

Produced in collaboration with New America Media, this EdSource report reviews compelling research showing that parent involvement in their …

If you have 30 extra minutes to work on literacy what would you spend it doing? Simple ways parents can help their kids read.

If you had 30 extra minutes to work on reading what would you spend it doing? I get asked this question a lot.<p>After reading with them, to them, and …

Parental Involvement Supports Student Learning

Nicholas Kristof stated in a recent commentary,<p>The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the …

6 tools for parent-teacher collaboration

Mobile devices make it easier for parents and teachers to collaborate and communicate<p>Educators know that students’ home lives play an integral role …

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Building A Strong Community Takes Time

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Millennials

Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back

One pressed her gun into the back of a man's head and blew him away. She’s still on the job, earning $100,000.<p>Eric Garner’s death is difficult to …

Are Police Stealing People’s Property?

Our asset forfeiture laws are a mess, and they’re letting cops confiscate property. Left and right ought to agree on this one.<p>“Don’t even bother …

Rand Paul

Video: Police use batons on fan at Pac-12 football championship

Santa Clara police officers used a headlock and batons to subdue a man at the Pac-12 football championship game, according to a video that has circulated online and has raised questions about whether the level of force was necessary.<p>The video, first posted on the sports website Deadspin, shows …

The shocking truth about law enforcement’s most self-serving myth

The reason it’s so hard to prosecute cops who use deadly force is the same reason minorities are so often targeted<p>That “split second” before police officers killed Michael Brown, Eric Garner and John Crawford was shaped by decades of judicial decision-making.<p>In the wake of these killings, we have …

Oakland police: We had no idea CHP officers dressed as protesters

The revelation by Oakland police that they didn’t know the CHP had planted masked undercover officers in a crowd of protesters in the city — at least until those officers were attacked, and one pulled out a gun — highlights concerns about how authorities are cooperating as they deal with …

“This is not a war, this is a 12-year-old kid!”: Shocking video shows plainclothes NYPD officer punching child

In the video, at least ten officers can be seen restraining two boys<p>NYPD's department of Internal Affairs is investigating the circumstances surrounding the arrest captured in the video below. In the YouTube clip, two teenage boys are arrested when, seemingly out of nowhere, a plainclothes officer …

We Need Our Police to Be Better Than This

Yes, cops are under stress. But they’re trained to rise above emotional responses. It’s part of having the badge and the right to use force.<p>In 1951, …

10 ways the system is rigged to protect cops who kill

Officers like Daniel Panteleo and Darren Wilson aren’t anomalies. Our police force can murder with impunity<p>As passions and protests flared on the streets of New York City following a Staten Island grand jury’s decision Wednesday not to indict the white NYC police officer whose chokehold and rough …

Why the Federal Government (Probably) Can’t Impose Oversight on Local Investigations of Police Misconduct

After grand juries opted not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, calls increased among activists and some members of Congress to require special prosecutors — not local district attorneys — to investigate cases of police using deadly force.<p>Such requirements …

What we should learn from the Michael Del Zotto situation

I wasn't sure if I was going to write again in my blog until next season, but after an unfortunate turn of events, I feel compelled to share some …

When your child meets unexpected milestones - Today's Parent

Syona. Photo: Anchel Krishna<p>Last week, we loaned our van to Dilip’s brother and his family because they needed the extra seating. Syona’s becoming …

Parenting

Organizing a binder for your special needs child

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Reading with Down syndrome - My pig

Best iPad Apps for children with special needs: ABC - Magnetic Alphabet