Moms (and Dads) on a Mission – More from Halifax, Nova Scotia

Today’s guest blogger, the mother of a second grader, lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She holds a masters degree in psychology and works full time doing psychometric testing of adults. She has written three previous entries here, here and here. Musings on the News by Psych Mom Our local television station recently did a threeContinue reading “Moms (and Dads) on a Mission – More from Halifax, Nova Scotia”

Letter to the Editor from a Piano Teacher

As Quebec debates a new report recommending eliminating elementary school homework, a piano teacher wrote the following letter to the editor of the Ottawa Citizen. To the Editor From a piano teacher So here we are again, discussing the same issue that has been brought up countless times. A few years ago, I wrote aContinue reading “Letter to the Editor from a Piano Teacher”

Quebec Report Advises Re-Examining Elementary School Homework

(I really enjoyed last week’s open dialogue and over the next few weeks I’ll be putting some of the comments into main posts. Don’t wait until the next Open Dialogue week to let me know what’s on your mind. Post a comment, drop me an email, or let me know that you’d like to writeContinue reading “Quebec Report Advises Re-Examining Elementary School Homework”