We received an email from a mom whose 2 kids each got a ChalkWild backpack from Merced County Office of Education Early Care and Education department at the Week of the Young Child event. Her kids have fun playing tic tac toe or Pictionary on it. When they were waiting at the airport, the kids … Read moreFun with ChalkWild backpack
Racism has risen and fallen throughout the history of United States of American. Thanks to President Lincoln for freeing the slaves and to Dr. King, Jr. for fighting for racial equality for all people of color, racism receded not not eradicated. People who are racist didn’t openly acknowledge it until Donald Trump became president. His … Read moreSelf-esteem and racism
A research by Dr. Kyung Hee Kim of College of William and Mary found that creativity among American school children has been declining for over 2 decades. The research looked at data between 1984 to 2008. This alone doesn’t sound to dire. However, in a poll conducted by IBM, 1500 CEOs acknowledged that creativity is … Read moreDeclining of creativity
Self esteem is one of the most important characteristic a person can have. Low self esteem leads to all sort of friction, envy, hatred, ill-will… It’s one of those quality that gets thrown around but often misunderstood. When some one who has a big ego, we often equate that to high self esteem. It’s in … Read moreTurn to the art to boost self esteem.
Self-esteem is a huge issue for teenagers. For some people, low self-esteem could easily turn into a really bad cycle of mistreatment and abuse — and a situation that’s hard to get out of. A scary but not uncommon story. Abby (not her real name), is a 16-year-old Lilburn, Georgia, native who grew up with … Read moreArt boosts self-esteem
The famous actress of 21 Jump Street, Holly Robinson Peete and her husband Rodney, has a son with autism, RJ. Holly & her husband started a foundation called HollyRod to provide resources to families affected by an autism diagnosis. They leverage their famous status and resources to help other families who really need help. Having … Read moreAutism and advocacy in Hollywood
MINDSHIFT APR 9, 2018 Excerpt from You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph. D and Lou Aronica, published on March 13, 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright by Ken Robinson, 2018. Room to Maneuver … Read moreWhat happens to students behavior when schools prioritize art by Sir Ken Robinson & Lou Aronica.