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by Melissa on October 4, 2010

Tweet This weekend was a weekend of celebrations! On Saturday, as Patrick, Queenie, Megan, and Edmund (our amazingly talented illustrator) gathered around my dining room table, you would not believe how big our smiles were. After months of hard work, our e-book has finally been completed! Megan had it printed out, and there was much laughter […]

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 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 […]

Tweet The other day I was at CPK and my waiter had something that most people have lost. He had a-mazing customer service skills. I mean he was fully present, helpful, willing to admit his mistake and made my overall experience a joyful one. Needless to say, I left him a $15 tip, a lot […]

Tweet Whew, can you believe that its almost the end of July? Honestly, I can’t. I’m sitting here asking myself, “Where has my summer gone?” Any-who, I hope that you have had a great summer. What did you do? Did you go to any backyard picnics, summer jazz festivals, or beaches? What about hiking in the […]