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.
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Children with ADHD had the most severe dysfunction in the prefrontal cortex, but those with bipolar disorder had more deficits in brain areas involved in emotion processing and regulation, the researchers found.
Maybe it’s not too surprising that President Obama is hosting a science fair at the White House and waxes enthusiastically about the importance of science and math for our country’s future success. But what is even more impressive is how he showed up at Yoga Mom Friend’s front lawn the other day and took time to meet her young children.
Yet in recent years, as schools are pressured to ace standardized tests, recess and playtime have been squeezed out of daily school schedules for more “academic” pursuits. To take away playtime from a 5-year-old, McMullen said, schools might as well take away lunch. It’s that essential to learning.