Month

March 2018
By Tara Laughlin, Ed.D., Director of Curriculum at PAIRIN We see it all the time.  A person rushing around, from activity to activity, to the store and back, jumping from meeting to meeting.  We hear it all the time.  “I’m so stressed!”  We feel it, too.  The pounding heart, tight muscles, mind racing, knot in the stomach.  Stress: it’s an ever-present...
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By Dr. Tara Laughlin, Director of Readiness Curriculum at PAIRIN Last week’s blog introduced an SEL integration framework, offering educators a systematic way to integrate social-emotional skills into any grade level and content area. Because this framework synthesizes several well-known and widely used practices in a novel way, it may be helpful to “see” it in action....
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Alexandria, Va.  (March 22, 2018) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced today the six companies selected for its annual Technology Innovation Showcase. “NSBA has worked at the intersection of education technology policy and practice for more than three decades to bring entrepreneurs, school board members and district leaders together to discuss innovative solutions that...
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Denver, CO – <March 15, 2018> – PAIRIN announced the addition of Alli Phillips to its C-suite today. Alli joins the growing PAIRIN team in the dual role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. She brings 20+ years of experience building exceptional teams and companies to the Denver-based social enterprise company whose mission...
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By Dr. Tara Laughlin, Director of Readiness Curriculum at PAIRIN The world is changing, and so too are the skills necessary to thrive in school, work, and life. Now more than ever, one’s success is linked not just to foundational academic knowledge, such as math and reading, but to competencies such as collaboration, decision making, and...
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By Susan Simpson Forget about practicality and real life for a moment and imagine your dream home. What would it be like? Every well-built home is imagined, then thoughtfully planned in the form of blueprints. Blueprints, diagrams, site plans, floor layouts and engineering drawings all set forth standards and desired outcomes that guide building contractors...
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