Reading is the foundation of all learning. But before you can run, you need to learn to stand and walk. Letter recognition is the foundation of the foundation.
Kindergarten used to be the place where students learned all this, if parents weren’t working with their kids before hand. However, if students enter Kindergarten without these skills, they will already be behind. Students in Kindergarten are reading by the second semester.
You can read more about the reading process in my free ebook – Education After the Collapse. But you can also get some good advice in the article below.
Most of us reading about and watching all the “new developments” in our country are not surprised. Many of the “enlightened” have been expecting this for a while. But being ready or expecting it doesn’t take away the surreal feeling that it all brings, the calm before the storm.
I don’t know where I read or heard it, but I recently was reminded (cause I’ve heard it before) that the US is heading down the same path that the Roman Empire was on as it collapsed. Although I like history, I don’t consider myself a historian. [...]
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. – Eric Hoffer
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“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of the body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” – Thomas Jefferson
A while back, I received an email that until tonight, I had forgotten about. I don’t know why I started thinking about it, maybe all the stuff going on lately. The email was sent back in Feb. The author wrote,
“Recently, because of the things going [...]
I think the ability to think and act creatively is a great one to have. Unfortunately, with technology and our fast paced lives, kids don’t have the time to be creative any more. This article provides some great advice or points to think about.
Creativity in a child gives him more than just the ability to play pretend or be artistic, it also leads a child to think and reason for himself. Having a well-tuned imagination will give your child an advantage when he enters the adult world. When he can look at an issue from many points of view [...]