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Apr 20, 2018

Hey, did you hear that Nicole wrote a book? And it's finally here! We celebrate her book-release day with a little talk about Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify Your Curriculum and why you should run out right now and buy it.


Mar 12, 2018

00:31 SAT Aftermath: The test may be over, but the stress is still lingering.

6:09 About the Walkout: When students walk out of class this Wednesday, Nicole's daughter won't be among them. But don't judge her motives.

22:10 Speed Round: After-School Snacks: We have fond memories of snacks supplied by moms, sitters, and...


Feb 26, 2018

00:32 The Flu Strikes Again: It's traveled from Terri's house to Catherine's. Watch out, Nicole!

05:05 Stop the Madness: When seventh-graders are taking SAT prep classes, that's a bad sign.

24:36 Speed Round: What Parents Teach: We think one lesson should be "don't blab about your SAT scores."

31:41 Roundabout Roundup:


Jan 22, 2018

00:29 Kristen Goes North: Nicole's daughter is planning a trip to the motherland.

07:20 Way Beyond Fire Drills: What happens at school when there's a real lockdown or a fake earthquake? Nothing good—but we don't have any better ideas, either.

26:00 Monday Speed Round: Emergency Prep: Nicole has an earthquake kit and...


Oct 23, 2017

With some school districts considering ditching the valedictorian designation due to out-of-control competitiveness, we propose some other efforts we'd like to see honored.