The Notebook

Conversations about Learning, Educating, and Teaching

mari ::: News & Events

This week, Massachusetts lawmakers consider legislation to prevent cyber-bulling. This bill comes in the wake of a rash of high-profile and tragic cases across the state. Cyber-bullying differs from more conventional bullying because kids have no escape unless they also avoid the Internet and cellphone. The National Crime Prevention Council reports that more than 40 percent of teens will experience some form of cyber-bullying

2/23/10
mari ::: News & Events, Featured

WGBH, Boston's NPR station for news and culture, produced an excellent series of reports on special education in Massachusetts. The 10-part series, Educating Everyone: The Struggles and Costs of Special Education in Massachusetts began airing on January 11. The full series can be found here.

2/23/10
mari ::: News & Events, Featured, Seaport Academy

A letter from Alex Tsonas, director of Seaport Academy...

Dear Friends,

The past few months have been busy at Seaport. We’re always striving to improve the quality of our program and the services we provide to our students. Now, after a great deal of thought, conversation and research, we’re proud to announce a number of important changes:

2/22/10
mari ::: Resources, Parenting

Ducklings. Photo By Alan Vernon.

Every once in a while, we like to share interesting and useful resources with our readers.

2/12/10