Carolyn P.F.'s Recent Activity

1 year ago on 05/01/2017 at 9:10 AM
1 year ago on 05/01/2017 at 9:08 AM
1 year ago on 05/01/2017 at 9:08 AM
1 year ago on 04/29/2017 at 5:39 AM

"I am always so blown away by the talent in South's Fine Arts Department--the choir/jazz vocals, orchestra/band, and the plays and musicals. "

1 year ago on 04/23/2017 at 5:51 AM

"GREAT article. When that post about the teen center came up, I was searching for this. Was looking under Norway, Sweden. but there it is, Iceland! "

1 year ago on 04/17/2017 at 7:57 PM

"I didn't necessarily mean to re-open the full/half day can of worms--I just found the article interesting, and it resonated with my beliefs about kindergarten education. "

1 year ago on 04/17/2017 at 6:46 PM

"I have a strong suspicion that if they went with full day, they would pack if full of academics. I didn't know that about math instruction--the pacing seems fine for my current kindergartener, and the..."

1 year ago on 04/17/2017 at 6:27 PM
1 year ago on 03/24/2017 at 12:14 PM
1 year ago on 03/24/2017 at 12:13 PM
1 year ago on 03/24/2017 at 12:13 PM
1 year ago on 03/23/2017 at 6:58 AM

"Since we are starting to dream big here about potential places to come to PR, can someone PLEASE do something about that triangle section of closed up businesses on Northwest Highway heading north to ..."

1 year ago on 03/22/2017 at 4:02 PM

"Jamba Juice, just please come to PR! "

1 year ago on 03/13/2017 at 5:26 PM
1 year ago on 02/21/2017 at 10:37 AM
1 year ago on 02/21/2017 at 10:30 AM
1 year ago on 02/18/2017 at 6:22 AM

"Here is one, but it is very general. "

1 year ago on 02/18/2017 at 6:21 AM

"Trying hard to find research that says full day kindergarten is good for Park Ridge demographics. Will keep looking! This one says it mainly benefits low income children. "

1 year ago on 02/18/2017 at 6:17 AM

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1 year ago on 02/18/2017 at 6:17 AM

"Trying to find some research to help weigh in this discussion:"

1 year ago on 02/13/2017 at 8:11 PM

"Read to your kid 1/2 hour every day before bed. Limit screen time to 1/2 hour every day. I guarantee s/he won't be behind or unprepared for 1st grade. "

1 year ago on 02/11/2017 at 5:58 AM

"Shea tells me that she sometimes calls her kindergarten teacher Miss M. :-)"

1 year ago on 01/29/2017 at 12:23 PM

"Thank you! That is a beautiful house, BTW! :-)"

1 year ago on 01/29/2017 at 10:19 AM

"Can anyone who is in the know about such things comment on why they feel this is so? "

1 year ago on 01/28/2017 at 12:09 PM

"I don't support merit pay. I teach at Maine South. Now, it's not hard for me to show that I have improved student learning. Give a pre-test before the unit, teach the unit well (with quizzes in the mi..."

1 year ago on 01/10/2017 at 8:21 PM

"I love working out and have gone to various clubs throughout my adulthood. FFC only has 2 hours of group classes on Sundays, which is really bad programming compared to the other clubs/fitness places ..."

2 years ago on 11/17/2016 at 12:02 PM
2 years ago on 11/17/2016 at 12:02 PM
2 years ago on 11/07/2016 at 5:37 AM

"Wow--what a lovely idea. Thank you so much for doing this. I have been embarrassed that there was no detectable vibe that Park Ridge was behind her in any way. I know Park Ridge is heavily Republican..."

2 years ago on 10/18/2016 at 10:10 AM
2 years ago on 09/28/2016 at 9:10 AM

"I thought it was depressing b/c teacher morale seems super low. There doesn't seem to be much differentiation happening. There seems to be an overabundance of testing and assessments and preparation f..."

2 years ago on 09/27/2016 at 8:49 PM
2 years ago on 09/05/2016 at 7:21 AM

"Little Bear Park in Glenview is always my favorite spot--spray park, sand, and more. "

2 years ago on 08/28/2016 at 6:59 AM
2 years ago on 08/06/2016 at 6:40 PM
2 years ago on 07/20/2016 at 7:56 PM

"I am both a D207 teacher and Park Ridge home owner. I have taught for more than 15 years at South, and I willingly and happily moved here when my children were school age last year. I am a single pare..."