If there are dogs present at your events, you could be at risk. Claims Journal By Emma Orr May 13, 2016 The cost of dog bite claims for U.S. insurers climbed 16 percent last year on higher medical expenses and larger settlements to resolve court disputes. The average claim increased to $37,214 in 2015 from $32,072 a year earlier, according […] Continue Reading
GoFundMe Matches Donations For Teacher Appreciation Week
Thank a teacher by donating to some of the wonderful projects on GoFundMe! (via GoFundMe.com) Teacher Appreciation Week has arrived, and here at GoFundMe we want to celebrate it with a big splash. We are teaming up with the National PTA to give back to the educators who give so much to our communities. If you start a campaign to […] Continue Reading
The Dangers of Bounce Houses
CNNBy Kelly WallaceMarch 29, 2016 As a parent, this is another story that is impossible to comprehend: A 7-year-old girl is now dead after the bouncy castle she was playing on blew away at an Easter fair in Essex, England. It is believed the castle was swept away by a gust of wind. The girl, Summer Grant, was taken to […] Continue Reading
Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
YouTube personality Coby Persin recently released a shocking video showing just how dangerous social media can become for children and how easy it is for sex offenders to connect with kids online using a fake profile. In the video, Persin creates a Facebook profile posing as a 15 year old boy and with parents’ consent, befriends 3 young girls, ages […] Continue Reading
Back To School Shopping Tips
As a new school year is set to begin, it’s time for back to school shopping! While back to school shopping can be easy for some (see the video below), here are some helpful tips for your back to school shopping trip. 1. Plan Ahead! As the list of back to school supplies continues to get longer, the best thing […] Continue Reading
Teacher Shares Anonymous Notes Through “I Wish My Teacher Knew” Project
In a series of tweets, Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz’s “I Wish My Teacher Knew” lesson reveals the candid realities of her students’ lives.
The students’ notes, often devastating and poignant, have given Schwartz, and the world, an inside look at what some students’ lives are like.
Check out some of the notes below:
Had my students write "I wish my teacher knew___" It's a reality check. #edchat #fellowschat pic.twitter.com/8vFUZqQnu0
— Kyle Schwartz (@kylemschwartz) March 28, 2015