If you can’t believe what you read in the comic books, what can you believe? First spoken by Rocky and Bullwinkle, one of the funniest (and cleverest) cartoon duos ever invented. Scott McCloud, author of “Understanding Comics,” has a pair of cartoon strips that clearly explains the way toddlers and small children see the… Read More The World as We See It
Have an extended pun to celebrate.
Writing a classroom scene. “Next week, on Wednesday, our class will go down to the meadow at the riverside to pick flowers and braid wreathes to give our families and friends. Remember to where clothing that are fit to kneel in the dirt, as that is wear the flowers grow.” Penny’s classmates giggled, and so… Read More Where, wear? There, their.
Children with dyslexia can’t learn to read the way most kids do. Some brains are wired so differently that the kids need special learning techniques. Some kids teach themselves to pin down the words with self-invented techniques. For these 6-9 year olds, the “box” does not even exist.
Stay healthy, dear readers. Wash your hands, there’s too much sneezing, coughing, and general ill feeling around here. And stay warm.
Telling an angry or upset person to keep calm has worked approximately zero percent of the time. A line that actually works for me is, “I need you to speak clearly long enough to let me know what’s going on.” It’s amazing how many people are willing to let go of their rage if they… Read More Hi, Angry Student, Calm Down!