Parenting on purpose
Because raising balanced children is no accident.
A new year is underway, and that means it was back-to-school for “Mr. Rouch” in my day job as a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at David A. Brown Middle School in Lake Elsinore Unified School District.
You may or may not be aware that teachers often receive a couple work days before the…read more
An incredible poster was recently shared with me that is definitely worth passing on. It contains six simple-yet-powerful tips for staying involved in our children's lives. I'm sure we all agree that Romoland School District's kids are worth our renewed focus in these...read more
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 that kids have done, or are currently doing around the world:read more
According to a November 2014 study published by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research (UChicagoCCSR):
“Grades and attendance—not test scores—are the middle grade factors most strongly connected with both high school and college success…read more