Tag: emotion

  • Parent Guide: Nice Kids Finish First

    Parent Guide: Nice Kids Finish First

    This week in class, we’re reading “Nice Kids Finish First: Study Finds Social Skills Can Predict Future Success” by Audie Cornish. This interview from NPR’s All Things Considered, hosted by Audie Cornish, discusses a recent study’s findings that children who demonstrate more ‘pro-social’ skills – those who share more and who are better listeners – are more […]

  • Writing Tips from the Lab

    What I should do…. Bucky says, “Determining the factors that will be most powerful is on of the greatest pressures.” Megan says, “Reread to find mistakes like writing you, it, and thing.” Shustyn says,” Stop generalizing everything at the beginning of the post.” Chetter says, “Make more debatable topic sentences.” Sarah says, “ Quit writing […]

  • LOTF: Focus on Voice

    Consequences How do we live with the consequences of our decision making? Related Questions: What are the consequences of an important decision that you have made recently? What are informed decisions? What are uninformed decisions? What role does foresight play in our decision making? What are the advantages and disadvantages of hindsight? What is the […]

  • Examine early decisions in LOTF

    When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice. -William James Piggy, Ralph, and Jack make, or do not make, significant decisions in the first 3 chapters of Lord of the Flies. What are the common decisions they are learning to make? What are some of the […]