During a recent Skype conversation with my young grandson, Ben, he asked me, “What is your favorite letter?” He was serious. I had to think about letters of the alphabet and how I would determine which most appealed to me. … Continue reading
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When I am (rarely) watching mainstream TV, I mute the commercials and take that time to read. It saves me from listening to the inanity of commercial television, while catching up on my most recent book. However, one commercial … Continue reading
Our schools do a miserable job of telling the truth about America’s history. Think about Christopher Columbus, native Americans, immigration, wars started for oil interests, overthrowing democratically elected presidents in other countries…if Americans knew their history, they would be better … Continue reading
Aren’t they missing the point here? Kindergarten is not longer age appropriate. It’s more like what 1st and 2nd grade used to be. So of course children have difficulty. Kindergarten used to be full of play, singing songs, a child’s … Continue reading