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National Teacher Day!

The first week of May is full of moments created to celebrate and appreciate the wonderful people in our lives – teachers, nurses, therapists, paraeducators, behavior specialists and many, many support personnel. This year, National Teacher Appreciation Day is Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Teaching Kindness

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week. As I thought about the topic, I began to consider how kindness is taught. The rampant problem of bullying in our schools underlies a deeper issue – are we teaching our children … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Dianne Winiecki

This weekend saw the passing of our dear friend and colleague Dianne Winiecki. We are sad to lose her but know that she has gone to her Lord and will no longer suffer the challenges that she has experienced the … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Week

I’d like to invite you to talk a walk with me down memory lane and think about the teachers in your lives that truly made a difference. I immediately think of my 8th grade teacher at Villa Maria Grade School, … Continue reading

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Robots & Autism: What’s the impact? What’s the future?

A few years ago I was relaxing at home reading the latest edition of the Notre Dame Alumni magazine.  I came across an article written by Dr. Joshua Diehl, Assistant Professor of Psychology, on his robot research and I was … Continue reading

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Dear Great Teachers…

It’s that time of year.  Our school children are being sent into the hands of someone else to be cared for, fed, bandaged when injured and instructed.  They are handed over entirely.  It is not a parent, a grandparent, a … Continue reading

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