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Math is Cool – Use it Daily

April 28th, 2014 by melissa g
Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck is a great resource – and lots of fun too! Laura’s mission is “to make math a fun part of kids’ everyday lives” and she absolutely achieves this goal. Not only are her stories amusing and her math problems entertaining, but she also provides just the right amount of humor Read More...

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Is Too Much Testing Killing Our Children’s Love of Reading?

October 29th, 2013 by melissa y.
Over 100 children’s book authors and illustrators certainly think so, and they have all signed a letter to President Obama to tell him just that. ┬áThe authors and illustrators of note include Judy Blume, Donald Crews, Jules Feiffer and many more. The letter states, “We are alarmed at the negative impact of excessive school testing Read More...

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