Columns & Articles

The Newton's Road has a STEM column in the Families First Monthly, a Northwest Michigan magazine now published online. Links to these and other Newton's Road articles are listed below. Use the Archive link to access older articles. 

Important Read! How We Learn
August 1, 2021
August - September Families First Article
June 1, 2021
June - July Family First Article
April 7, 2021
April - May Families First Article

To be successful in any career (and in life), we need to be able to effectively share our thoughts and ideas with each other as part of a team,  with our supervisor, in a job interview, with the public, and in some cases in public. These are often called "soft skills" and employers say they are just as important to have as specialized skills. 

Developing Soft Skills

February 5, 2021
February - March Families First Article
December 3, 2020
December - January Families First Column

Even though my own daughter is halfway through her first year of "adulting", the lives of my friends and colleagues provide a window into the daily ups and downs of parenting school-aged children during a pandemic. Here are a few ideas and approaches they found helpful, and some resources you might not be aware of!

Curious Times