Reading Shouldn’t Feel Like Homework

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I sometimes think it’s so much easier to read to teeny-weeny, newborn human beings who can’t wiggle or walk away even if they wanted to. On the other hand, I also think it’s way more fun when the person you’re…

Of 5 Year Olds and Their Reading Levels

This is a question for any parent or educator – should a teacher openly declare or discuss specific children and their high aptitudes in class? Does this really serve to motivate or encourage other kids? Could it lead to jealousy or lower self esteem in kids who aren’t recognized openly in this way? Is it…

September Reads

Bear Feels Sick (Karma Wilson, Jane Chapman) The very first book M brought home from her school’s library using her very own library card. Love this book for the way it tells the story of caring for someone. An easy and quick read, and also a sweet and memorable one. The Emperor’s New Clothes (Demi)…