Monthly Archives: May 2008

The cyberbully….

I guess it’s a sign of the times that a PsychInfo search on “bullies” returns 837 studies, most of which are rather recent. Bullies have always been among us, but their tactics now reflect the new technologies available to them. […]

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Memorial Day….

I hope that everyone takes a minute away from the barbeque and the beach to remember our soldiers today. Mr. F was in Hawaii this week to visit our own favorite soldier. Kristin had her Change of Command ceremony after […]

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“Anyone Can Blog” Symposium at APS….and much more to tell

This year’s APS Conference in Chicago was the best one I’ve attended. I’m told that the APS has only 17 full-time staffers, compared to hundreds for APA, but the conference moved along very smoothly. Before our symposium, no less that […]

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Are schools fair to boys?

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has just published a new report entitled “Where the Girls Are” that concludes that schools are not handicapping boys in order to address perceived gaps in education for girls. They conclude: “Educational achievement […]

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New technologies and language skills…

Over the 30 years plus that I’ve been teaching, I’ve seen a reflection of what’s happening in the elementary and secondary classrooms in California. There have been ups and downs. Among the “downs” were the cohorts of students who had […]

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