Season of Change for Military Children
(Stars & Stripes, April 2018)
Amanda Trimillos and Stacy Allsbrook-Huisman, authors of Seasons of My Military Student: Practical Ideas for Parents and Teachers discuss helping military-connected students adjust to new learning environments with Stars and Stripes columnist Lisa Smith Molinari. “Let (students) lead the conversation, especially tweens and teens. Ask open-ended questions,” says Allsbrook-Huisman. “Kids are watching the way we handle moves, so remember not to project your feelings onto them.”
New Book Walks Parents, Educators Through MilKid Moves (SpouseBUZZ, April 2018)
Amy Bushatz at SpouseBUZZ loves big binders! In this preview of Seasons of My Military Student she highlights key messages from the book, particularly the importance of knowing how to use the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and how to create an effective portable Education Binder. The book also emphasizes the power of parents and teachers working together as a team.
Six Ways a Portable Education Binder Eases School Changes
(Military Family Life, April 2018)
Military Family Life digs deeper into the Seasons Education Binder with these six ways the portable tool eases transitions for military-connected students. “More information about a new student lets me know where to seat the student and what skills or curriculum to focus on from the start,” says author Amanda Trimillos, a teacher as well as military parent, about the effectiveness of the binder.