My four-year-old daughter is illiterate. She can only sight read her own name, has not memorized short board books, and can barely write five letters of the alphabet.
If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.
Grammar journals get my students writing every day, increase their motivation to write, and teach grammar through practical application.
In the wake of the brutal stabbing that took place earlier today at Poughkeepsie High School, I’ve been mulling over what happened and what it says about or means for Poughkeepsie. As many people did, I spent a lot of time today saying “this is horrible” and/or “that’s crazy,” but that’s not enough. I think I--we--need to go deeper than that to really process what happened today.
I went to a dinner party at a friend's home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time.
Teacher Ron Clark is pictured with his students. Ron Clark is an award-winning teacher who started his own academy in Atlanta He wants parents to trust teachers and their advice about their students Clark says some teachers hand out A grades so parents won't bother them It's OK for kids to get in trouble sometimes; it teaches life lessons, Clark says
The space shuttle Atlantis landed back on Earth on July 21, ending NASA's 30-year space shuttle program.
The Poughkeepsie City School District has finalized the regulations for the mandatory uniform policy approved by the Board of Education at its Special Meeting held July 26.
SAT reading scores for the high school class of 2011 were the lowest on record, according to the College Board. Copyright © 2011 NPR.
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