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  • Is your child's teacher's hair on fire?

    By Rafael del Castillo on August 4, 2010
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    … when it comes to teaching, that is. Rafe Esquith, author of Teaching Like Your Hair’s on Fire and the latest, Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids in a Mixed-Up, Muddled-Up, Shook-Up World, will be at Seattle’s Central Library on August 5th from 7-8:30pm. Link to Library Site Esquith will show video clips of his

  • Empowering a girl changes the world

    By Rafael del Castillo on August 4, 2010
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    … this is one of our core beliefs at Seattle Girls School. The voice of women in government, science, technology, and mathematics – to name a few arenas – is under-represented and hurts the overall outcomes in each field. I recall that when I was in the College of Engineering at The University of Florida, back in the ’80s, there

  • Poetry and Mathematics Intersect

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 30, 2010
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    Math as the fodder for poetry? Check it out 🙂 Intersections

  • Do you follow Rachel Simmons?

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 22, 2010
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    Frequent visitor to SGS, Rachel Simmons has a great website that helps young women grow into their authentic selves. Rachel Simmons I have mini-flyers in my office with information on the Girls Leadership Institute (GLI).

  • Let's Read, Let's Move

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 15, 2010
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    How are your daughter’s doing with their summer reading? There is much evidence that suggests that achievement gaps actually develop over the summer months depending on what kind of environment the child is immersed in from June to August. Sports, cultural activities, and travel can also keep that young mind active and engaged. We don’t all have the privilege of

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