August 2012

Connected Educator’s: 4th Grade Teachers Connect via Twitter

Nancy Carroll is a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend, and teacher! She is in her twenty-second year of teaching, and is still very passionate about her students, her job and about technology. Recently she received a Master’s degree in Assistive Technology. She hopes to incorporate what she learned in the program and transfer that to her classroom in an effort to help her students learn! You can connect with her on twitter @ncarroll24 or visit her blog:

Children’s Bedrooms: Top 7 Must Have Items for a Child’s Bedroom

Karen Tocher is the Owner / Director of Simply Rooms, created when she became frustrated with trying to find good quality co-ordinating bedding, furniture and accessories on the high street.  She now loves to share inspirational and creative ideas and solutions with parents to create dream rooms for their children.  Visit for more information about Simply Rooms.

Can Your Child Read Too Much!

Brian Burton loves reading children’s books and running the blog at He often writes on the topics of kids books and parenting.

A Tutor Can Make a World of Difference to a Child!

Jerry is the author of the very popular “Tale of A Baseball Dream” fictitious story recommended for children 8-12 years old.  He is an advocate for promoting children’s literacy, strong family values, and participates in the movement to eliminate bullying!
Jerry can be followed on twitter at or on his website

The State of K – 12 Education

Scott is a 29-year-old working at the education technology start up,  After graduating from UCLA in 2008, he eventually made his way back up to Palo Alto, where he met the “AOL squatter,” Eric Simons.  With an idealist hope to change the world, Scott, Eric and are hoping to disrupt education from the ground up.

Self-Reliance and Independence: Giving Your Teen the Ultimate Gift!

Debra Beck is a teen and parenting mentor who has spent over 20 years working with teens and parents. She is a devoted mother, sought-after presenter, and author. She now runs her popular parenting website,, publishes the “Empowered Teens and Parents” newsletter, encourages girls to be the best “young women” possible, and gives moms and dads the understanding they need to help their girls mature with pride and confidence.  Debra has helped thousands of teenage girls with their self-esteem.  Her award-winning book “My Feet Aren’t Ugly: A Girl’s Guide to Loving Herself from the Inside Out,” has been revised and updated for re-release in September 2011 with Beaufort Books.

Patrick Larkin’s Top 5 Twitter Accounts for Teachers

Patrick Larkin Artist formerly known as @bhsprincipal – BPS Asst. Supt. NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Evangelist for Web 2.0 and Digital Tools. Burlington, MA ·

Tutoring in College

Alexander Diedrick is a writing intern for, a free career and education resource for students of all ages.

Digital Parenting: The Digital Parent in You!

Giselle is an Edtech consultant, teacher, E-tutor and social media and technology enthusiast! She believes in the power of sharing and collaboration. Above all,  she is an eternal learner. You can find her on twitter and follow her blog posts. Feel free to connect!

Taking the Crazy Out of the School Supply Lists and Teacher Wish Lists

Dyanne Griffin is the Program Director and social media guru for, the new website finally bringing all those various school supply lists and teacher wish lists under one roof. An active school mom herself (and former teacher/tutor), Dyanne knows well the craziness of back-to-school season.

Tips for Math Tutors

Kelsey  is the editor in chief for findananny. She loves to write article and ideas that parents & nannies would be interested in hearing. She helps society on giving information about nannies through  find a nanny. She is a professional writer & loves writing on any thing.
My Town Tutors is a website that connects South Shore parents with teachers who tutor. If you are a teacher who tutors, for a limited time, you can register for using promo code: usteachers. Teachers set the hourly and keep 100% of the fees! One of our teachers made $5,000 last year tutoring.

It is FREE for parents to search for a teacher in their area.