By Shelly Clay-Robison PSC Board Secretary It’s not often that our nation is stunned into bewilderment by tragedy like the one faced by Newtown, Connecticut students, teachers, and families. We’re left shaking our heads, wiping away our tears and asking, How? Why? and finally, What can I do? At a time of year when we […]
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By Dr. Patricia Dean Devastated by the destruction from WWII, Masahisa Goi dedicated his life to uniting people across the world and spreading hope for world peace. In 1955, Goi started the International Peace Pole Project in Japan, and today there are Peace Poles, hand-crafted monuments to peace, in 180 countries worldwide. (more…)
By Cindy Woodruff How can parents and teachers bring world events to children in ways that are developmentally appropriate? Through picture books! Today’s publishing world offers a wide variety of stunning picture books for older readers, two of which are featured here: (more…)
By Hannah Pickworth, PSC President I recently returned from an Anti-bullying summit sponsored by the Truman Pierce Institute at Auburn University. Last year was the inaugural year and the summit had approximately 150 attendees, but this year, attendee numbers soared to 300. (It didn’t hurt that it was in a beautiful location – The Grand Hotel in […]