Content Tagged "bartlebyschool"

  • Be Careful

    We tell them to be careful
    We tell them not to fall
    We don’t let them walk to school alone
    No playing outside with friends
    No games out in the street
    We sit them in the classroom
    Withhold recess when they’re bad
    No running on the playground
    No hugging

  • Dear Public School: It’s Not Me, It’s You.

    If I’m really honest with myself, I knew on the second day that this wasn’t going to work.

    I knew as soon as I heard the words “There is no running on the playground” that something was fundamentally wrong with this school system. I knew when I asked what could be done about the no running Read More...

  • School and The Unconventional Parent
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    I am an unconventional parent.  I have an unconventional child.  I’m not sure how that evolved, really—except that when I was failing him,

    which was often, I adapted.  I read, I researched, and I talked to experts.   I will always be learning how to parent my son. I will always be learning Read More...