Offering middle-school math teachers bonuses up to $15,000 did not produce gains in student test scores, Vanderbilt University researchers reported Tuesday in what they said was the first scientifically rigorous test of merit pay.
You might have received this poem on Play is a Child’s Work called “Just Playing” from your preschool as well, but it bears re-reading! And it just might help you discover clues to what your child might become when he or she is all grown up!
I am also amazed that The Catcher in the Rye isn’t a movie starring some young, hunky-but-sensitive, guy. But please don’t make it into a musical! For the full post, please click here to go to ModCloth’s blog.
RippleReader allows to you either buy ebooks or make a personalized recording of the ebook that you purchased! The ebook titles are for ages 2-7 and are primarily picture books through easy readers. The ebooks range in price from $3.49 to $9.99. Some of the most popular titles include The Kissing Hand, The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, and The HICCUPotamus.
One of our favorite literary characters for my 8-year-old middle daughter and me is Clementine. She’s a cross between Ramona (of Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary) and Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park.
Kindergarteners do have the ability to understand and really enjoy learning big, fancy words. It makes them feel like big kids. It was fun also to see his big sisters chomping at the bit to define “his” words.
I would recommend The Monkey King’s Daughter as a fun read for girls ages 8-12.
Every year new children’s books are published, each better than before. Or are they? Classics are classics for a reason. Little One Books has created a list of lesser–known favorites from back in the day. Everything old is new again.
I [MommyTracked] propose a new hybrid: “What happens in Vegas is not healthy for children or other living things.” A few weeks ago, our family traveled to Las Vegas to see the Cirque du Soleil Beatles show, “Love.” Aaron, my 15-year-old, had an even harsher assessment: “If there is one place that is literally God-forsaken,” he said, “it’s Las Vegas.”