Should kids get suspended for playing cops and robbers?

http://www.bamradionetwork.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=35&Itemid=65

BAM radio network interviewed me along with Nancy Carlsson -Paige and others.

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Three-, four-, and five-year-olds disciplined for scary play? That’s scary!

Which is more scary–a five-year-old with this pink bubble blower?
http://abcnews.go.com/images/US/abc_gma_bubblegun_jt_130120_wblog.jpg

Or the idea that a young child can be suspended from school for bringing it to school?
I was interviewed for this article about the increase in school suspensions of young children:

http://yhoo.it/WRlvQx

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How to talk with kids about the news on PBS.org

This website from PBS is one of my favorites because it gives advice by age group–how we talk with young children is very different from how we talk with kids who are ten or twelve! I was one of the people who was interviewed for this site.
http://www.pbs.org/parents/talkingwithkids/news/

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Far Away from the Tigers interview with Delta Kappa Gamma Society

I’m delighted that Far Away from the Tigers won the Educator’s Award Committee Honorable Mention for 2012 for a book written by a woman that has the potential to influence education. The interviewer asked great questions!
http://dkglindasline.blogspot.com/2012/06/interview-with-jane-katch.html

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Talking with your kids about violence in the news

Here’s an interview I did with NPR radio on how to talk with kids about the news:
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/12/17/daily-circuit-coping-with-newtown-school-shooting

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My article in Independent School Magazine

This piece is about listening with empathy to parents, children, and other people!

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http://www.slate.com/articles/life/family/2011/10/children_and_sharing_don_t_force_kids_to_share_.html


I was interviewed for this piece about sharing for slate.com.

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