Bridging the Book Gap: Because Income Shouldn't Determine Access | Education on GOOD In our Transforming Schools Together series, teachers affiliated with the Center for Teaching Quality invite us to re-imagine the very concept of school, and suggest small actions we can take to improve existing schools. Melinda lives in poverty. Her mom can't read or write. At the beginning of second grade, she owned one book and read at a kindergarten level. Yet Melinda made extraordinary progress during the two years she was in my class. Part of the reason for Melinda’s growth is elusive—that blend of strength, resilience, and grit that certain remarkable children seem to possess. Problem: In the homes of many of the children I teach, the bookshelves are bare. Solution: I started the 1,000 Books Project to find out what effect a home library would have on my students' love of reading. Most of my students are English Learners, and they all live in poverty. After reading about adventures in Egypt and China, Salvador told me, "I changed my mind about being in the army when I grow up.
his story, her story FREE Online Rhyming Dictionary - StumbleUpon ReadySteadyBook - for literature... 2010 June « Swords & Dorkery A while back I posted some pics to illustrate how you might convert the crummy Dragonstrike! game trolls into slightly better models, which is worth doing if you pick pu the cheap remainders of the green and gray sprues from here. They paint up ok too.(Far left, a rare Minifigs troll) They are clearly Poul Anderson style “true trolls.” Here are some Ral Partha trolls: Ral Partha trolls, until they got the D&D liscence, were always very Tolkien-style to me, and would also make good ogres. And a “Ral Partha Import,” cast by Citadel, but I think he may also be a Tom Meier sculpt: (Reminds me of those Otherworld Bugbears for some reason) And some more recent Citadel trolls: That’s a blurry picture, sorry. The stones are bits of dried sap, and the femur must be from a mouse or mole. Here are a couple of Grenadier trolls in armor: The shorter guy has a katar! And an old Castle Creations ogre that I think my brother bought in Baltimore: And a Nick Lund-sculpted Grenadier ogre: Like this:
Coveting the World Book Encyclopedia, Volume I When I was ten years old, I lived with my family in a small ranch house in rural South Jersey. I often accompanied my mother to the A. & P. to buy groceries. We did not have a car, so we walked, and I would help her carry the bags. My mother had to shop very carefully, as my father was on strike. All I could think of, as we combed the aisles for creamed corn, dry milk, cans of Spam, and shredded wheat, was the book, which I coveted with all my being. I did not understand my mother’s mounting anxiety; she did not have enough change and had to sacrifice a large can of Le Sueur peas to pay the amount. The next Saturday, my mother gave me a dollar and sent me to the A. & P. alone. I strolled the aisles for several more minutes, then went through the checkout, paid my dollar, swiftly bagged the three items, and headed home with my heart pounding. Suddenly I felt a heavy tap on my shoulder and turned to find the biggest man I had ever seen. He looked at it quizzically. “Yes.” “No, please.”
Deutschlandkarte: Genitiv-Apostroph Siggi’s Friseursalon – ist das richtig geschrieben? Eine Deutschlandkarte über die wilde Verwendung des Genitiv-Apostrophs. Speichern Drucken Twitter Facebook Google + Klicken Sie auf das Bild, um die Karte zu vergrößern | © Jörg Block Der Bildungsbürger freut sich so sehr über den falschen Genitiv-Apostroph, den er in Siggi’s Friseursalon entdeckt, dass man glauben könnte, er sei für ihn dort reingeschmuggelt worden, damit er seine Bildung fühlen kann. Deutschlandkarten Alle Deutschlandkarten des ZEITmagazins im Überblick | © Jörg Block Heute wird oft angenommen, der ostdeutsche Kleingewerbetreibende tue sich mit dem richtigen Genitiv besonders schwer, die Karte sieht aber die Norddeutschen vorn, die (auch in der korrekten Schreibweise) eher zum Genitiv neigen. Anzeige
Writers Write 12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing by Johnny Webber 1. Words-to-Use.com – A different kind of thesaurus. 2. OneLook.com – One quick dictionary search tool. 3. 4. 5. 750words.com – Write three new pages every day. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. BibliOdyssey