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Protecting Our Children in a Multi-Media World

Digital and social media exposure makes our children vulnerable to the manipulation of others.  Can our children recognize the one most powerful strategy used to …

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Why do my children substitute words when they read aloud?

I love this question. Children do not realize there are many ways to read. Each reading method is determined by the purpose of the text. …

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Necessary Skills for 2022

I’ve been asked, “What skills will be more important today that are no longer taught, that were once taught years ago.” Without hesitation, I know …

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Question of the Day: I’m really stressed with online middle school. I get way too much homework, teachers don’t teach us, and it’s above my ability. How can I deal with it and get my work done in time?

I receive questions like this from middle and high schoolers, as well as college students. Frankly it has come up too many times in my …

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Questions About Reading Comprehension

Question of the Day! Questions About Reading Comprehension I have received the following questions many times over my 50 years while teaching gifted children:  “Why …

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Words Can Destroy and Words Can Empower

It’s hard for students to get their needs met from their teachers if they don’t know how to ask for help. Those who have the …

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