Balanced Literacy: The Solution or Just Another Formula?

So I heard a new term today: ‘balanced literacy’. I was told it was the truce between those fighting for phonics and those fighting for whole language for reading instruction. I decided to investigate. First, some definitions: Literacy: In this context, the meaning of literacy…

Government run Education

There are a lot of crazy things that go on in the public school system. Shaming students in the main hallway by making their academic progress on math facts public to the entire school makes no sense but it’s there (and is there again this…

Sesame Street

There is a lot in the world today that parents have to sift through as they make decisions for how to raise their children. What do you allow? What do you avoid? What level of protection is appropriate for children today? And each parent makes…

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