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Peach Therapy in session

Moving to a new home in a new town last month and effectively unraveling many of our daily routines and rituals has taken a bit of a toll on our four-dog family. 478 more words

Dogs

What can we do about children who can't read Jamaica?

We have a really big problem with children reading. Last week i observed a few children 6-13 yrs.

  1. We played scrabble
  2. We ask them to choose books that they liked and A-dziko read some with them.
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Jamaica

Let's Hear It!

In June, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a recommendation that pediatricians talk to parents about reading to young children at regular check ups. Consistent advice from trusted professionals could have a large impact on families across the country, encouraging practices that support early literacy from the cradle into kindergarten. 113 more words

Parenting

What a 16 year old confirmed about financial literacy?

What a 16 year old confirmed to me about financial literacy? The financial literacy crisis is real and statistics can prove the impact to the country in the student loan debt crisis in graduates in the… 663 more words

PERSONAL FINANCE NEWS

Round up Friday 25 July 2014

Following a short break we have returned with a packed week of news to make up for it!

This week we brought you a report on… 654 more words

News And Updates

UTILIZING ICTS IN ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMMES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

AUTHOR: NWABUKO, LINUS OKECHUKWU PhD

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY IN AFRICA (IJESPPA) Vol. 2 No. 1 2012

This paper looked at utilizing ICTs in Adult Literacy Programme in Nigeria. 210 more words

Faculty Of Education

How to help your child become a confident reader

Reading makes you smarter is the conclusion of a research project which followed 1890 pairs of identical twins from the age of 7 to 16. The research team led by Dr Stuart Richie of Edinburgh University has shown that being an above average reader at age 7 is not only predictive of higher verbal ability, which we may have predicted, but also of higher non-verbal cognitive ability. 958 more words

Educational Success