Let’s not ostracize those who tend to sneeze; allergy and seasonal cold sufferers should not be made to feel like Typhoid Mary .
The other day I found myself on a crowded city bus. It was mid-afternoon and many of my fellow commuters were college or university students. At one point the bus became so cramped that the driver had to insist on those carrying/wearing backpacks to remove them. Put them on the floor between your feet. Don’t take upContinue reading “Backpacks Briefcases and Buses”
It’s the first day of school. As I have mentioned in another post, I don’t believe I ever returned to school before hearing Jerry Lewis close out his annual Labour Day telethon by singing You’ll Never Walk Alone. Fifty years ago I was entering grade three. I still live around the corner from the schoolContinue reading “School Principal’s Less Than Magnetic Personality”
Comfortable, fairly treated teachers in well-equipped schools teach well while those poorly treated don’t. It’s Open House season for schools as they try to maintain or, ideally, increase their enrollment for next year. Selecting a school for your child can be a complex endeavor. But there is an important aspect to consider that may notContinue reading “Consider teacher turnover rate when choosing a school”