There have been some narrow views of parenting shared by many cultures throughout history. However, as the centuries have progressed so too have the attitudes toward parenting and the very necessary role fatherhood plays in a child’s life.
Middle School counselor and avid traveler Amanda Abel has some helpful advise to alleviate the ill effects of culture shock that students experience during short-term travel to places that outside of their comfort zones.
Early Childhood's Tuesday Tips is series of teacher-parent talks designed to help families and students find success in their early years at school and at home. This week, teacher Anne Gribble shares tips with parents on how to leave the park or playground without a tearful tantrum.
You may be asking yourself what a cast of Centennial tweens could possibly get out of the music and disco attitude of Xanadu? Well, it turns out…quite a lot. This production has way more than gold lamé and roller skates. In fact, it offers up a number of life lessons that we can all benefit from.
In the “new media” age, we have the convenience of all manner of information and entertainment at our finger tips. For many of us it’s hard to image a time without laptops, smartphones and tablets. That rings especially true for today’s youth, who have grown up using these devices to learn, connect and play.
The holiday break is upon us and for many students that means way more time in front of a screen. But that screen time doesn’t have to be used entirely for computer games and social media. Here are five positive ways for students to use their screens over break.
Technology is ubiquitous and touches all parts of our lives. With it we are constantly connected, more efficient and have instant access to all manner of information and convenience. Technology is especially pervasive in our schools, where, if implemented correctly, it can make the teaching and learning process more meaningful for both teachers and students.
When you hear the word ‘music’, does it bring to mind a song or a particular instrument? Do you picture an album cover or see musical notation? I’m sure everyone who reads this will have a different answer. That is because we are all unique in how we process information.
The holiday season is a joyous time to celebrate with friends and loved ones, and there’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than a lineup of spectacular Christmas events. Celebrating Christmas at Concordia is a bright and melodious affair with festive functions and student performances at every turn.
Plastic is the most prolific form of waste the world has ever seen. From the depths of the Mariana Trench to the heights of Mount Everest, humans have left no place untouched by plastic. Buildups of enormous quantities of plastic bags block sewage systems and produce toxins that seep into water supplies. Eventually, these toxins can enter our bodies, leading to many bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases.