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Learning to read well is the MOST critical skill we can teach our children. As I used to tell my 8th graders, we have moved way beyond the "point and grunt" method of communication. Reading is a life long valuable skill for all.
Teachers, you underestimate what SMILING every day and being cheerful means to your students! If you show them you LIKE them, they will do their very best to try to please you!
I'm 63 years old and I'm still not smart enough to avoid making snap judgements about people based on insufficient information. I'm learning, but I'll give you some advice. Learn it and practice it while you're young.
You can show affection and caring in many ways without ever hugging. I agree that school is more than just learning facts, it's getting kids to like learning. Having a nice teacher makes a huge difference.
If I were a teacher I'd just take my chances on being sued or fired. I WOULD show normal human compassion and affection to my students.
I'm confused about the Best of the Unvent category. Is it meant for some laughs?
Great job working with your son! That's why a lot of people homeschool because you can work one-on-one and focus on what they need.
Any man who gives his wife a German Shepherd for an early Christmas present is a husband worth keeping. Hang on to that man!!!!!
I discovered a dessert that my family loves: Boston cream pie and it will be a new item for Thanksgiving. I don't usually like change for Christmas and Thanksgiving but this may prove to be a keeper
When I used to have house parties, I did not use BYOB. I put on the invitation to bring a bottle to share with your friends,