Archive for November, 2013

Say Something Nice

Here’s a little message from Kid President. You might remember his pep talk that I shared with you at the first of the school year. Kid President’s back-story, in case you don’t know it, is pretty inspirational. He has a rare genetic bone disorder called Osteogenesis Imperfecta which is sometimes known as “Brittle Bone Disease.” […]

Teaching Math to Young Children

Although young children have a natural curiosity related to math, it can still be somewhat challenging to teach them mathematical concepts. A new practice guide from the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) provides evidence-based recommendations to help guide teachers with math instruction for young children ages 3 to 6. This guide, entitled Teaching Math to Young […]

Early Intervention

Do you know that 80% of brain development occurs between birth and age 4? Although all children develop and grow at different rates, it is important to know some of the basic developmental milestones in order to be aware of any skills that do not seem to be occurring within the expected time-frame. When needed, […]