The Argument for Teaching Cursive Handwriting

Modern technology has dramatically changed the way we communicate through writing.  In today's online digital world, print and cursive handwriting has taken a backseat to keyboarding proficiency and data entry. Of course our kids need strong keyboarding and tech skills, but learning cursive handwriting has benefits and despite the increased use of computers for writing, the skill of... Continue Reading →

Page Turners for Ages 8 & Up: Realistic Fiction

Are you looking for some book recommendations for your child?  Here are some titles, new and old, for the child age 8 & up! Genre: Realistic Fiction     A story using made up characters but the events could happen in real life. Ramona the Pest, by Beverly Cleary Cleary’s books have appealed to children... Continue Reading →

Recognizing the Power of Perspective

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."  This quote, by author Antoine de Saint-Exupery (The Little Prince), recognizes the power of perspective.  Perspective can shape the way we think, it... Continue Reading →

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