On Netflix and PBS: The Address

On Netflix and PBS: The Address

This documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns follows students from The Greenwood School, a small boarding school in Vermont that focuses on educating young men with ADHD, Dyslexia, and other learning differences, as they attempt to learn and recite one of our...
What are kids capable of?

What are kids capable of?

Kids can be so adorable, silly, stubborn, and—well—just plain immature sometimes that it’s easy to sell their abilities short. However, it’s also important to remember what else they are capable of. Here’s a short list of some of the amazing things...
On Netflix: Brooklyn Castle

On Netflix: Brooklyn Castle

If you’d like to see a great film about the power of chess in our schools, check out this award-winning documentary currently showing on Netflix. Rated: PG Time: 102 minutes Description (from the film’s official site): BROOKLYN CASTLE tells the stories of...
On Netflix: The Gruffalo

On Netflix: The Gruffalo

First published in 1999, The Gruffalo has become an instant picture book classic. The Academy Award-nominated adaptation of the book currently being featured on Netflix makes a great family night flick! Rated: G Time: 28 minutes Trailer: Don’t have a Netflix...
CSBA conference, day three

CSBA conference, day three

Day Three provided more great opportunities for personal growth as a new board member. Once again, I had a smorgasbord of breakout sessions to choose from in the morning, and CSBA had another incredible speaker in store for us at our afternoon general session. My...
CSBA conference, day two

CSBA conference, day two

Day Two proved to be another excellent primer in board governance. I had the ability to choose from a handful of excellent breakout sessions in the morning, and settled on the two that I felt would be the most beneficial in my own education as a new trustee. Our...

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