Penmanship, a (w)rite of passage, used to be part of the school curriculum. Third grade was traditionally the year when children began transitioning from manuscript to cursive writing. Over time, the practice of teaching handwriting began to fade as typing on the computer became more important across classrooms. With this change, fewer children were able … Continue reading Cursive Writing: A (W)rite of Passage
Ahhhh Facebook, the hotspot for Fake News. “If it is not on Facebook,” my husband jokes, “it didn’t really happen.” Unfortunately, we share information with others as if everything that we see and hear on social media is true. Even flyers and business cards could have partial truths, but the way they are written will … Continue reading Deceptive Advertising
Have you ever been in a room with people coughing and sneezing, wondering if you were going to get sick? It seems inevitable when germs are flying all over the place, but somehow you were able to escape. A day or two passes, and you are fine. Your friends, however, were not so lucky. How … Continue reading Did Your Child Miss the Reading Bug?