There is no inherent value in creating a child who can read at the age of four; especially if we use methods that kill their natural curiosity and stifle a love of reading. That love of story is what will drive them to become strong readers.
This time of year gets children and families thinking a lot about toys. All are in search of that elusive item that will guarantee joy and hours and hours of fun. In a recent edition of the ExchangeEveryDay, they summarized an article from wired.com (how is that for a convoluted intro?) that provides an interesting […]
There are two reason this quote by Frederick Douglass speaks to me so strongly. 1. It blows me away the insight that Frederick Douglass had about human development. He knew this even before we had machines that looked into the brains of young children and myriad studies into the importance of the first five years […]