My middle child highly recommends the Ghostville Elementary series by Marcia T. Jones. She says this is an easier version of Harry Potter that isn’t as scary for grades K-3. (K will need parents to read to them).
After just posting on iPhone and toddlers and the slippery path down the road to too much TV screen time, I found this argument for the educational benefits of iPhone/iPad apps. Isn’t this just like parenting books that we all read when pregnant? Was it me or if you read enough of them, did they all contradict each other?
If you know a child or have a child that LOVES office supplies, this might be the perfect gift! And the guise is so educational that it would make the parents happy as well!
Dr. Gwenn Schurgin O’Keeffe, a pediatrician who is a member of the academy’s council of communications and media…
“At the moment, we seem to feel it’s the same as TV.”
Poet Katie Makkai defines the word “pretty” and what message should be passed down to our daughters on this topic. Funny, true, poignant and moving. 3 1/2 minutes.
I would not say to read The Pharoah’s Secret OVER The Red Pyramid. Actually, I ‘d recommend reading both. And then compare/contrast. The Pharoah’s Curse focuses on the rare female pharaoh Hatshepsut and gives the reader insight to the court intrigue that is as fascinating, if not more so, as the Renaissance English version.
Big words for little people: week 3 SAT words for Kindergarteners. Try this at dinner for a educational game that is equally amusing!
This is an interesting theory but the article is not well fleshed out. The research shows that the final brain development is basically the same for adult men and women but the rate of development of boys and girls is never in synch. It’s not so much that boys are behind girls; in some areas boys are ahead and in others behind. It’s more that the brain development is on a different route. All roads get there … they just make different stops.
He [Obama] cited alarming statistics for the largest minority group in American schools, such as fewer than half of Hispanic children attend early childhood education programs and more than half drop out of high school.