One of the “critical” pre-literacy skills is vocabulary. The broader a preschooler’s vocabulary is, the easier it will be for that child to understand the sentences he/she will eventually be asked to read. A broad vocabulary provides context and helps us decipher Read More
This is a great video. Open this post to watch Angela Lee Duckworth give her explanation of why children succeed. In a word, Grit.
There is ample research in our world that explains why children fail. I like this video because it puts a positive spin on the accomplishments of young Read More
I am reading an “old” book. It was published in 1953. It is a compilation of short stories. Some of them date back into the 1850s. Here are a few of my observations.
The book has a hard cover. I wonder when “paperback” covers came into fashion? The stiff spine Read More
Word of the Week
Word of the week - SHAPE - as in The Shape of Things, Ship Shape, Shape-up or ship out, Shape the clay and more....PM December 02, 2013from web
Words of the week - Thank you
We are thankful for all our supporters. Help your children understand gratitude for everything they have too.PM November 18, 2013from web