Month: September 2017







Parents: Watch Those Social Media Posts

September 12, 2017

Don’t assume a post or picture is private just because you’ve tightened up your privacy settings, says James C. Kaufman, PhD, an educational psychologist at the University of Connecticut and head of the Div. 46 Media Watch Committee.




Educators Must Teach Civility, Inclusiveness

September 6, 2017

“As a new school year begins, educators, families and students are gearing up with high aspirations for a successful year. However, relatively overnight we have witnessed significant changes in societal and global norms that are in sheer opposition to the norms and practices we promote in our schools. Specifically, the presidential election was associated with reports of unprecedented negativity, intolerance and disrespect,” says George Sugai.