Guest Post: Teaching XX Versus Teaching XY


Guest post from Maria Castro, the Tough Cookie Mommy. Maria is an 8th grade teacher in New York City. Click through for “Teaching XX Versus Teaching XY” for her tough, funny take on gender differences in middle school.

Confessions of a Guilt-Stricken Mom: Loving My ADHD Son


Most people describe me as a hard-charger, as she-who-knows no fear. But I am scared of something – I am scared to face my feelings about the missed opportunities to help my ADHD son Clark, and the times others have scarred (or helped) him.

It Takes All Kinds of Minds


Wow, what a great summer series running on All Kinds of Minds’ website.  The folks at AKOM are experts in teaching/education. This awesome summer series explores common learning challenges — how to identify if students are competent or struggling in key areas — and advises educators how they can help students with these issues.  If … Continue reading

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