Maple News June 2014

Maple News June 2014

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – SocratesWith just a few days left of school, we look back at our memories of the year. It was just a short time ago that your children were returning to school or coming to CTMS for the first time, wide-eyed and curious. Throughout the year, you have taken every step to prepare your children for school. You have been incredible partners,

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Beyond the Naughty Step

This article in the Economist explains how positive parenting techniques will teach children to solve their own problems whereas “negative” discipline like time outs and naughty corners rob the child of the opportunity to make choices and learn from mistakes: IN THE old days parents followed a simple rule: spare the rod and spoil the child. These days less violent forms of discipline are favored. Supernanny, a television toddler-tamer, recommends the “naughty step”, to which

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