Gratitude Fatigue is Real

By Kate McConnell, Director of Inclusive Education for the Archdiocese of Chicago I’ve heard it a million times and I’m sure you have too. Thinking, writing, and sharing what you are grateful for can help stave off depression, anxiety, and reduce stress during this...

Embracing the Summer Slide

Celebrating Summer By Kate McConnell There was a time not too long ago when the term “summer slide” would bring about images of a long tube like structure in the midst of a playground. Or perhaps a metal ramp glistening in the sun that would make your skin sizzle if...

The “Edu-Babble” of Teaching

The “Edu-Babble” of Teaching How to Speak “Teacher Talk” During Remote Learning By Kate Schuerholz McConnell Who knew that at the start of the 2019-2020 school year, we all would become homeschoolers and our children would become our students? My guess is “no...