Good Reading – In Criticism of Praise

February 20, 2015

The movie Buck opens with a priceless scene, where Buck Brannaman is using a DustBuster to vacuum his mobile home trailer.  He looks up and explains that he was listening to Oprah one day when she said that a man doing housework was an aphrodisiac for women.  He then remarks, “You never know where you […]

Commentary – The Bullying of Secrets

Yes, that’s right.  Not the secrets of bullying, but the bullying of secrets. As we work on bullying situations at Mariposa in the context of our broader work, we become more and more aware of the subtle ways that we teach bullying to children through behaviors rarely conceptualized as bullying.  We ask, “where did my […]

I am a
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  • guidance counselor
  • parent
  • school lead
  • school psychologist
  • social worker
  • teacher/educator
looking for
  • training
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  • a training program
  • a helpful workshop
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  • a way to creative a more positive school environment
  • training for parents
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that will change the course of a child's life.