- Tuesday, November 23, 2010
- Education Newsmakers: 11/23/2010
Evelyn Petersen's column will return
Evelyn Petersen is taking a break for the holidays. Her column will return.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Credit union has branch run by high-schoolers
A new student-operated branch of Members Credit Union opened in October at Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District's Career-Tech Center.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Helping survive failure
Q: My 15-year-old daughter has been working day and night practicing for an audition for a leading role in a play at school. I'm worried that she will be devastated if she doesn't get the part. I think she should quit the drama club and not go through this trauma.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 11/16/2010
Resale shop helps TC Christian Schools; Series opens with program on nutrition; Early registration for Kirtland College; Craft Show at Long Lake School; Register for WSCC spring semesterContinued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 11/16/2010
- Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Sign 'em up: Babies learning to communicate
Sign language has long been a technique for psychologists working with very young children, but parents over the last decade or so have embraced the practice with special classes, books, DVDs and online programs.Continued ...
Speech about 'school-to-prison pipeline'
A Detroit-based attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan will give a local presentation about students trapped in the "school-to-prison pipeline."Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Calm temper around teens
Q: I find myself absolutely losing it with my young teenage sons and just screaming at them when they break a rule that I know they understand perfectly.Continued ...
- Education in Brief: 11/09/2010
- Education Newsmakers: 11/09/2010
- Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Education in Brief: 11/02/2010
Students stage 'Prince Caspian'; Native American events planned; Educational series looks at anxiety; Pathfinder students hold sock drive; TCAPS' November schedule reminder; and moreContinued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 11/02/2010
- Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Are we raising a generation of nincompoops?
Second-graders who can't tie shoes or zip jackets. Four-year-olds in Pull-Ups diapers. Five-year-olds in strollers.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Help daughter make friends
Q: My 7-year-old daughter has no friends. It's probably because we had to move to a new community this summer and she just started school last month. I don't know other parents with kids her age.Continued ...
- Education in Brief: 10/26/2010
- Education Newsmakers: 10/26/2010
- Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Local program gets international attention
A program started to help explore the bay is getting worldwide attention.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Finland's secret to success
A few weeks ago Finland was in the news for having one of the best educational systems in the world. This isn't new; they've had an excellent system since the 1960s.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 10/19/2010
International Affairs Forum lecture; Scares abound at haunted farm; Bear Lake PATS hold bake sale; Scary stories at Peninsula Library; Silver Lake PTO craft, bake sale; and moreContinued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 10/19/2010
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Bioneers conference renews, reunites, educates
Whether it's water policy, chimps in Tanzania or sewing buttons, the Great Lakes Bioneers conference has something for you.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Be ready at conferences
Let's extinguish some rumors and share facts you need to know before parent conferences this month.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 10/12/2010
Education in Brief: 10/12/2010
Leelanau school retirees will meet; Benefit dinner for Northport Promise; Computer classes 'focus' on photos; Deadline to order apple pies nears; 'Great Lakes, Great Chefs' event; NMC adds hybrid auto tech certificateContinued ...