One of my 7th graders came back yesterday from OSS. I was at the doctor’s office & missed her class yesterday. This morning she found me in the hallway & stopped to say hello & let me know how excited she is to dance.
The Window Socket offers a neat way to harness solar energy and use it as a plug socket. So far we have seen solutions that act as a solar battery backup, but none as a direct plug-in. Simple in design, the plug just attaches to any window and does its job intuitively.
Designers: Kyuho Song & Boa Oh
Oh my god
In “How Children Succeed,” Paul Tough argues for a very different understanding of what makes a successful child. Drawing on groundbreaking research in neuroscience, economics, and psychology, Tough shows that the qualities that matter most have less to do with IQ and more to do with character: skills like grit, curiosity, conscientiousness, and optimism.
The perseverance that is often found lacking in students these days. This looks as though it may be an interesting read.
Has anyone read it?
I learned today that one of my dancers has been acting out in ALL her other classes. This time it’s all the other ones. & not mine. While that’s not okay I know it’s because of the relationship we have. We wrote today instead of danced because we were kicked off the stage (our classroom) again. She was the first to put pencil to paper while admin was watching. Later they felt the need to let me know about the problems she’s been having.