Doesn't this title look familiar? A few months ago, I wrote the same article as you are (hopefully) about to read. After reviewing the list I made numerous times, I immediately regretted not adding other authors. Thus, Part 2.
Keith Richards is penning a children's book and the Onion got some people-on-the-street reactions. And then there is the ...
A community of love will help NICU families become the best advocates, nurturers and champions for their precious babies.
This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Shadra Strickland, celebrated children's book illustrator, for our Zoobean Experts on Air series. Ms. Strickland recently released Please, Louise in collaboration with Toni and Slade Morrison.
Historically, libraries have always been a cultural community center for people. Now, because of technology, the roles of libraries have expanded exponentially.
According to psychologist, Angela Duckworth, the most important trait for success is grit. There is no better example than American homesteaders.
Music education has been shown to improve brain development and improve memory in young children. And, as we have seen among GFC partners, music also feeds children's souls and hearts.
When we expose our kids to a variety of positive and inspirational content early and on a regular basis, we can make a profound difference in their lives and help encourage a growth mindset.
The magic of storytelling has helped my sons and I connect with a kindred spirit half a world away. Now if that isn't grace, I don't know what is.
We underestimate the intelligence of our children if we don't expose them to stories like this.
What I have learned in my fleeting 11 years as a mom is that the act of letting my children map out their own paths, even when it means failure, does not come easily.
If you spend five minutes peeking into the world of children's books and librarians, you are bound to find yourself on Betsy Bird's blog. The youth materials specialist for New York Public Library is a powerhouse and defies any librarian stereotypes you might have.
As a teacher in a private school I am not currently required to follow the Common Core State Standards. That said, because I am a teacher, I am following closely the discussion about them, their implementation, issues, and so forth.
Harriet was born into slavery and raised in a world with no hope. Still, she dreamed her dreams and did what she had to do. She broke the law of the land by following the North Star to freedom. Where did a woman who was whipped as a child get that kind of courage?
While preparing for other tournaments at the provincial and national levels, Sophia says her dream is "to be a worldwide chess champion and win a medal for Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands." She also dreams of becoming a great artist someday.
How brainy are humans compared to other animal species? One measure of intelligence in mammals is the ratio of brain size to body size, called the encephalization quotient or EQ. By this measure the human is a seven and the cat is a one.
by Tessa Hadley
Published on March 4th, 2014
by Helen Oyeyemi
Published on March 6th, 2014
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Published on February 25th, 2014
by Molly Antopol
Published on February 3rd, 2014