Open-Ended Questions – “What do you think?”

There’s a real concern that teaching has become “asking a question so you can get the right answer.” But think about how much more you’re “teaching” when you stimulate critical thinking skills by asking questions that require deeper thinking…that don’t have a right or wrong answer…that can’t be answered in a word or two… that help start a conversation. Questions...

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‘A Stunning Day’ Composer On Channeling Spirit Of Fred Rogers’ Tune

When composer Nate Heller was once requested to attain A Stunning Day within the Community, he says he felt “equivalent portions pleasure, pleasure and terror,” figuring out that the song he’d create must get up to the legacy of Fred Rogers.“He was once an especially musical particular person. He wrote the entire unique songs for the display, which his bandleader...

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Thank You – from our Neighborhood to yours

With the holidays just ahead this month, I want to give a special thanks to everyone and anyone who works with young children, including the people who support them -- directors and other administrative staff, higher ed professors, resource and referral staff, trainers and other technical support people. It does take a village to raise a child. [q_button type='normal_button' size='medium' text='Read...

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Klick Health Doubles Down on Kindness Pledging to Double Donation to Fred Rogers Center if Contagious Holiday Video Hits 10 Million Views by New Year’s

TORONTO & NEW YORK — With its Contagious holiday video already hitting five million page views in just over a week, Klick Health is doubling down on kindness – pledging to double its initial $10,000 donation to the Fred Rogers Center if the video hits 10 million page views by the end of 2019. The company today also posted exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the...

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Out & About: New Excela Hospice Program Helps Kids Deal with Grief

“What do I do with the sad that I feel?”Excela Health Hospice is helping children deal with that question through its Neighborhood Kids grief support program. Attendees at the hospice Neighborhood Christmas event, held Dec. 5 at Rizzo’s Banquet Facility in Crabtree, were given an introduction to the program. [q_button type='normal_button' size='medium' text='Read More' icon_pack='font_awesome' fa_icon='' fe_icon='' icon_color='' link='https://triblive.com/lifestyles/outandabout/out-about-new-excela-hospice-program-helps-kids-deal-with-grief/' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' background_color=''...

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Emotional ‘Kindness Is Contagious’ Klick Health Christmas Clip Pays Tribute to Mister Rogers’ Legacy

Klick Health is celebrating the festive season by promoting kindness in an emotional new video. The Toronto-based agency pays tribute to Mister Rogers’ legacy and the Fred Rogers Center with the clip, donating $1 per view of the “Contagious” offering. The funds will help continue Rogers’ life’s work by supporting the healthy development of children. [q_button type='normal_button' size='medium' text='Read More' icon_pack='font_awesome'...

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