Queenie

Tweet Day in and day out it was the same story. I just couldn’t figure out what the problem was. Sierra, couldn’t stand Nahzina. The dislike was so strong, Sierra would complain about Nahzina breathing. If Nahzina looked at Sierra, Sierra would say, “Ms. Queenie, she’s looking at me! Tell her to stop.” I’d watch […]

What Is A 504 Plan?

by Queenie on September 30, 2010

Tweet This month Tandem Teaching is dealing with all the in’s and out’s as it pertains to special education programs, resources and scenarios that pop up at home and in the classroom. As a parent it is especially important for you to be aware of your rights and the privileges provided to your if they […]

Tweet We are living in a great age of what Dr. Mary Pipher call “peer culture.” Unfortunately, this is the time where your child’s every decision hinges upon the ‘great’ knowledge of their friends. Essentially, the very essence of who they are is being shaped and molded by what their friends validate. Dr. Pipher says that […]

Tweet Educators and architects preserve children’s freedom.-Amelia Gambetti. (Villetta School- Reggio Emilia, Italy)

Tweet Dear Moms, By now you should be in the full swing of things and we at Tandem Teaching know that you are executing our back to school tips and tricks with ease and precision, right? For some of you yes, but for others you’re proabably thinking, I really do need some help.  Lets see, are […]

Tweet I’ve been in professional development all week and we’ve been talking about designing quality curriculum and instruction that produces literate children in 2010. I’ve been reflecting on my own literacy development as a child and asking myself many question. So, I have a question for you. What does it mean to be a literate […]

Tweet As the school year is approaching it is very important that you, as a parent, know exactly what type of environment you are sending your child into. We know that you are deeply concerned about giving your child the best educational opportunity, and making sure their school year is very successful. But it’s not […]

Tweet As a woman you work, or have a business, and its so easy for you to find time for everything and everyone else except for yourself. As a mom, you work so hard to make sure that you are giving your child(ren) what they need, but its time to take a moment for yourself.  This […]

Tweet You might be thinking are you really asking me if college is right for my kid? And, subconsciously your probably saying of course it is! You can be honest. I’m sure the title threw you off a tad bit, but something about it sparked your interest. Besides, you’re a lil shocked yet curious as […]

Tweet Dear Administrators, We here at Tandem Teaching would like to share with you our feelings on technology in the classroom and what you can do to ensure this happens with ease. In response to leadership day 2010 forum hosted by Mcleod we choose to write you a letter.We love the idea of using technology to […]