If you’re a parent and… you’re raising a problem solver

Posted by on September 5, 2014.

Countless studies analyze to what extent kids take their cues on how to react and how to behave from their parents. A devotee of the PBSKids show Wild Kratts, my six-year-old has absorbed an astonishing amount of animal facts.

When she calmly and with interest told me there was a snake on the swimming ladder, I should have taken a cue from her to remain calm.

CLiF Spotlight: Why We Love Reptiles

Posted by on April 24, 2014.

Kath and Sue with python at Cutler School

We love reptiles because kids love reptiles. And when third, fourth, fifth, and sixth graders know they’re going to meet some snakes, you can bet they’re excited to read about snakes.

 

Cutler School in West Swanzey, NH is a 2013-2014 CLiF Year of the Book school.