Monthly Archives: October 2011

Read to your child. Period.

Read to your child. Period. If you want one piece of advice in raising your kid this is it. There are very few things I remember so fondly from my childhood as I do our nightly ritual of reading. Before … Continue reading

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“Riddles are fun, word problems are fake.”

Most students I teach will moan at the sight of a word problem, but squeal at the sight of a riddle.  Do they not know that a riddle IS a word problem?  It’s got words, numbers, unknowns, and someone asks … Continue reading

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November’s Leader of the Month: Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama is a lot of things: the 44th First Lady, a lawyer, a Chicago city administrator, a community outreach worker, the wife of U.S. President Barack Obama, fashion figure, and our Leader of the Month! As the 44th First … Continue reading

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November’s Leader of the Month: Miley Cyrus

Actress and singer Miley Cyrus is our Leader of the Month. She is best known for being the daughter of ’90s country star, Billy Ray Cyrus, and the star of the Disney series Hannah Montana. She lives a busy life, … Continue reading

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November’s Leader of the Month: Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as the beloved Dr. Seuss, was born in 1904 on Howard Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. Ted’s father, Theodor Robert, and grandfather were brewmasters in the city. His mother, Henrietta Seuss Geisel, often … Continue reading

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