Thank you to everyone who sent in pictures of kids Caught in the Act … of READING both last week and for this week. Here they are! If you want your child (and it doesn’t have to be your own) featured next week, please send me a link or a photo to pragmaticmom.com (at) gmail.com. Replace the (at) with @. Thanks so much!!
A supermom planner on paper … is this the greatest oxymoron/business plan idea gone awry that ever existed? How did they get funding for this anyway? Or is it genius?
As I tighten up my blog, I am going to be posting a lot less frequently on recalls. If you rely on me to stay on top of those endless recalls, please follow me on Twitter or Facebook as I will be posting the recalls there instead.
Reading is essential to the intellectual growth of a child. Study upon study has linked early reading habits with admittance to college and future success, and not only that, but reading is fun. Edward Stern is a guest blogger for My Dog Ate My Blog and a writer on accredited online colleges for the Guide to Online Schools.
Use these words with your Kindergartener to see if your child gets the gist of the word from the sentence. It’s building a vocabulary by “intuition” akin to kicking words around like a soccer ball but not actually doing drills, much more of a “pick up game.”
In November 2010, New Hampshire children from preschoolers to those in third grade will be invited to vote for the winner of the 2010 Ladybug Picture Book Award. Voting materials, including a picture ballot and tally sheets will be available on this website in June.
Please send me photos of any child Caught in the Act … of READING! You can include any information you want (or not): title of book, age of child, if he or she would recommend the book to a friend, etc. Please email me at email@example.com. I will be posting photos in this theme every Monday. Thank you so much for your photos!!!
Thank you to all my readers this past year. And thank you to the dogs that help socialize my dog. I appreciate you coming to my site and hope that I will see you again soon! Expect to see some consistency of features and I hope to get you, the reader, to participate in some of my new weekly features.
What’s A Noun?
A Person, Place or Thing.
Author: not sure but I suspect it’s a teacher at my elementary school. I found this poem hanging up in the school hallway!
I wonder if it was a class exercise like a Mad Lib. That would be fun!