The Genius of "Dick and Jane"

Thank heavens I came to this country when Dick and Jane were in vogue.  Compared with what I see going on in early grade classrooms today, that Ginn series was pure genius. Yes, the "Dolch List" was in existence back then (compiled in 1932), but...

For Young Eyes - SUPER-SIZE!

  Before posting anything about visual difficulties in Beijing on the www.beijing-kids website Forum, I checked with a professional.   The optometrist  responded by stating that a child's eyes do not mature until age 6-7; "the neural pathways...

Primary Printing - Problems and Suggestions

  Many young children who are otherwise bright and articulate run into problems with printing when they start school. These are often children who had "difficulty with scissors" and other fine-motor tasks. Their parents are often confused and...