Author: Nancy Carroll

July 28, 2015 / / ADHD
July 20, 2015 / / ADHD
July 15, 2015 / / Education
June 24, 2015 / / Musings

When I was little, I wished hard for straight hair and tried to brush it out so I could have flippy Farrah Fawcett hair. When I was in sixth grade, I wanted to be shorter. I was already five seven (173cm) and feared…

May 18, 2015 / / Social Media

1. Because facebook is a time-sucking frenemy. I deactivated my facebook account about three weeks ago (for about the thirty-seventh time). I’m mega pleased with how much time I have back. 2. Twitter is an efficient way to build your professional learning network…

March 8, 2015 / / Education

How can schools help parents decode the mysteries of the teenage mind? ​ Educational researchers ​Robbins and Searby (2013)​ ​found four common themes which helped schools in terms of parent involvement in the schools’ interdisciplinary teams. The teams “believe that parental involvement is…

February 14, 2015 / / Musings
January 6, 2015 / / Future

Today is Epiphany, a celebration in honor of the arrival of the Magi to honor the infant Christ. When they came to see him, they had traveled from afar, using the high-tech GPS system called the North Star in the night sky. They…

January 1, 2015 / / Future
December 30, 2014 / / ADHD

Right before Thanksgiving, pneumonia kicked me flat. I had a 103.7* fever (about 39.83 C) and coughed like an antique steam shovel. It was so bad we had to cancel our trip to California–and we’ve never done that before. When I was lying…