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What if life skills weren’t electives?
I walked around my brick foundation today, poking my fingers through the gaps in the mortar. My heart weighed heavy in my chest, my stomach twisting and threatening to squeeze the tamales I had for lunch back up my throat. … Continue reading
A to Z: Childhood literacy – can your child read this headline?
Throughout April, I’m tackling 26 A to Z topics related to children’s literature. In honor of the letter L, literacy is the subject of the day. Below, you’ll find excerpts of an article about childhood literacy I wrote in April … Continue reading
Posted in Literacy and Education Tagged A to Z Challenge, child literacy, education, literacy, reading 1 Comment
Texas fourth-grader suspended for having an imagination and book
Kermit Elementary School fourth-grader Aiden Steward was suspended recently after he brought a ring to school and pretended it was the “one ring to rule them all” from J.R.R. Tolkien’s legendary Middle Earth. I wish this news was as fictional … Continue reading
Posted in Unplugged imagination Tagged aiden steward, books, children, education, imagination, kermit elementary school, news 3 Comments