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NEWSLETTER 2013.9.12: Blogs & Tweets
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Tweets of Note - September 2013 Volume 1

Blogs of Note – September 2013

By: Sarah Stewart
Published September 2013

Impatience with Irresolution
Amy Wilkes, a math teacher and Head of 7th grade at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in Atlanta, discusses the value of irresolution and persistent query in the learning process.

Three life lessons from our Senior-Kindergarten Buddies
Brent Bell, Head of Upper School at Randolf School in Huntsville, reflects on the magic and lessons learned from its senior-kindergarten buddy program.

Alabama Postgame Fight Should Put Risk Manangement in Focus for All
James “Jay” Watts, Assistant Director of Athletics at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, highlights the importance of risk management, fight plans, and emergency protocols at schools.

Football Season and Cheering for our Children
Lee Burns, Headmaster of Presbyterian Day School in Memphis, shares guidelines on how to encourage children in athletics from Dr. Tim Elmore’s What Parents Should Say As Their Children Perform.

Why You Should Let Your Child Play Minecraft!
Sean M. Corcoran, Headmaster of Brainerd Baptist School in Chattanooga, discusses the longevity of the video game Minecraft, and what it can teach children.

Taking Risks to Flourish
Mary Jacob Rankin, a first grade teacher at Trinity School in Atlanta, shares how her own struggles give her greater empathy for her students, improving her teaching.

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June 27-30, 2017 | Palm Beach, FL
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June 19-21, 2017 | Savannah, GA
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