When we enrolled our daughter in a Mandarin immersion charter school five years ago, no one in our family could speak a word of Chinese. We have no family connections or ancestral roots in China; and in fact, we’d never even been to China—or anywhere else in Asia, for that matter. You might wonder, then, why we chose to send our daughter to a Mandarin immersion school … and what our experience has been like, now that we’re five years in. Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream ~ An interactive gallery that won’t hold most kids’ interest for too long. This attraction has a movie that presents Walt Disney’s life as a great example of the rewards that come with hard work and persistence. Great lens. It is good to read about all aspects of a situation. We homeschool out of necessity but I hope to be able to prepare my daughter for the real world after homeschooling.
I totally understand your point, labeling people is counter-productive and we should be very careful indeed. This is a very big important issue! When my son gets home we connect it to our computer, and we read through all his school work together, … Read more
Has your email changed? If you no longer have access to the e-mail address associated with your account, contact Customer Service for help restoring access to your account. We’ve helped out a few relatives when they were in this situation. The current economy is full of too many low paying jobs and too many part-time ones. Employers don’t want to hire full-time help, so they aren’t required to pay benefits. It is a sad situation and I didn’t realize there were so many that do work.
Don’t worry about anything… no point. Take it day by day and let him guide you towards the activities that he is interested in. You can easily demonstrate to him that reading is not a great big hairy obstacle by integrating it into the things he likes – we need to be able to read planting instructions on seed packets, for example. At the same time, I am convinced there is an optimal time for every kid to learn to read, you kind of have to feel your way into it. Good luck!
Oh, please. Natural wisdom does not mean anything. Natural wisdom will not get you that job. Formal education is the component … Read more
UNHCR’s report finds that refugees are five times more likely to be out of school than the global average. Only 50 per cent of refugee children have access to primary education, compared with a global average of more than 90 per cent. Join a global community of over 100,000 educators who are using technology in the classroom today to prepare their students for the world of tomorrow. Remember to value yourself and be kind to yourself. I wish you all the best and I hope change comes your way very soon.
Run your finger along the lines under each word – that will help them develop tracking skills. Family size and welfare: a small family size improves quality of life in the areas of: food, nutrition, clothing, health, safe drinking water, education, leisure/recreation, savings, parental care, and attention.
Excellent lens, thanks for raising awareness. I also love reading Khaled Hosseini books. Here’s what can happen when we bring education online … and open it up to anyone. The long term benefits of the IDEA far outweigh the initial costs of services to children with disabilities.
Have them run around and burn off energy. Many indoor soft plays have cafes where … Read more