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March 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Handwriting or Keyboarding?

In the world of emails, digital research, texting and typing, research debates the importance of handwriting versus teaching keyboarding. I recently read a blog post that posed this question: Do we really need to teach elementary age children handwriting, or should we focus more on keyboarding so that children have the computer literacy skills they will need?

I felt it necessary to respond then and I will share my belief here; handwriting and writing skills should…


Added by Stevens Cooperative School on March 26, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments

How does SHE lose weight so fast?

From Nagina at

Dear Newport Mommies,

So irritating! After my first pregnancy, I still carried an extra 12 pounds a few months after. A few moms that had…


Added by Nagina Abdullah on March 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Are Chores a Chore?

As Head of School at Stevens Cooperative, recently families have asked me my thoughts on if, when, what and how they should give household chores to their child(ren). My answer is yes! Household chores are a great way to teach responsibility, collaboration and how families care for one another and their homes. It also gives families an opportunity to have discussions about values and what's important to them. An…


Added by Stevens Cooperative School on March 10, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments

Thinking of Returning to the Workforce?

Its the time of the year when companies start hiring - so gear up to take advantage of the time.

A few opportunities that I highly recommend as an HR professional:

- Join Mom Corps University - MomCorps is a prominent staffing and placement firm for Moms and has recently started an online portal through which you can avail of interview coaching,…


Added by NewportMommy on March 6, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments


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