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Jenifer Fox

'Being a Stepmother Is Nothing Like I Thought It Would Be'

Jenifer Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jenifer Fox

I still feel disingenuous calling them my children. They aren't. Even though they have bedrooms in our house, I sometimes feel like a guest at the dinner table.

Students Need Things We Don't Teach

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

The best way to guide students toward finding meaningful work is to develop their strengths and to help them understand how they learn.

Students Know What Makes a Good School (VIDEO)

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

Students at Urban love their school, take pride in their education and want to succeed. The model at Urban can be replicated without pouring millions and millions of dollars into a fancy new environment.

Education and the Midterm Elections

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

I wonder why nobody -- neither Democrat nor Republican -- is listening to the America people on education. And this deaf ear makes me fear for our democracy.

Why do you Teach?

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

What does it take to be an excellent teacher? It takes a wide variety of skills, emotional maturity and higher order thinking skills to be an effective teacher.

Strengths Movement Can Revitalize Schools

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

What if everyone viewed the things you did as needed contributions, and rather than looking for what is wrong with you, people pointed out what is right with you?

Our Time has Come: Hope, Change and Superman

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

The debate on education should be as nuanced as the lives of the various children who walk through the doors of our nation's schools every day, intent on learning.

Teaching Relationships

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

What do schools need to teach high school students? We are on the cusp of a great global educational change and the question we need to keep as...

The One Thing That Will Truly Impact Our Future

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jenifer Fox

Our schools today will get to the top as soon as we are able to teach children to discover their vocation in life, their calling, their destiny.

Who Are Your Facebook Friends?

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

Social networks are uncharted waters for everyone, and it's natural to wonder how to stay afloat in the rising tide. With so many people bobbing around, there has to be a system to make sense of it all.

The Drama Of The Adopted Daughter

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

Between the ages of 14 and 16 girls begin the difficult search for independence. It is even more difficult for a daughter who has been adopted, as she is trying to find a separate identity from her adopted mother.

The War at Home: Let's Fix U.S. Schools Before Exporting Them

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jenifer Fox

Many believe schools are the answer to Afghanistan's problems. But giving them second-rate education because it is better than none at all is naive at best and arrogant at worst.

What's Wrong With Our Schools? Part II

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

True teaching talent reveals itself when the teacher struggles to engage students in the process, when he refuses to give up until he finds a way to bring about understanding and competence in the student.