SWS Celebrates El Día de los Muertos

SWS Celebrates El Día de los Muertos

El Día de los Muertos is a special holiday for many people, especially in the Latin American, Mexican, and Central American communities. Celebrated over three days, the multi-day holiday begins on October 31 (All Hallows Eve), continuing on November 1 (Día de los...
Modeling Community in Difficult Times

Modeling Community in Difficult Times

My wish for all children is a healthy environment in which to grow and thrive along with a peace-seeking world looking for civil discourse and reconciliation, valuing the unique parts of each human, and finding love. We all share a desire, I think, for our children to...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

My very first teaching position, in Albany, New York, was in a fifth grade classroom. On the very first day of school, we sat in a circle and shared our name stories. Some of the children knew why they had their name and others became interested in finding out. One...