My democratic hope is that no immigrant in this country should feel that his or her efforts are futile and future predetermined because of legal status.
Just as it would not serve our children well to stay stuck in the first grade curriculum with first grade questions and first grade answers, neither does it serve us well as maturing adults to discontinue the challenging work of growing in faith.
Can we teach kids to be creative? Can we teach students to wonder, to ask questions, to innovate? Or is this, in fact, something that is naturally within them?
Does excitement or sadness enter your mind when you turn the calendar from July to August and realize the start of another school year is just around the corner? Do you wonder how you will ever get your family ready for the early mornings and the structure of school? Here are a few tips that have been helpful through the years.