>> Encouraging Literacy Among American Youth <<
I don’t want to give anything away, but the basic premise of the article is that a teacher allowed her students to come up with an alternative to time-out for not finishing a reading assignment on time, and they decided on the punishment of having classmates draw on their faces with markers. Apparently, parents were not amused. I might have laughed out loud while reading this…
And while we’re on the topic of education and child development, here’re some articles I thought I’d throw in.
>> Why College May Be Totally Free Within 10 Years <<
>> Born to Be Bright: Is There a Gene for Learning? <<
>> Why Kids Should Learn Cursive (and Math Facts and Word Roots) <<