Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry, Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry.... I have fond childhood memories of laughing with my friends as we competed to see who could say this simple tongue twister the fastest, without getting all mixed up. There are some other popular ones, such as 'Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers...' and 'How… Continue reading The Benefits of Teaching Tongue Twisters to Children – Language Skills for Pre- K and Kindergarten
Have you read the book "Dumbing Us Down" by John Taylor Gatto? In this book the author tackles the issue of how he believes the current US public school system is an injustice to our children. That ultimately instead of providing our children with an education that will propel them to great successes, it is… Continue reading “Dumbing Them Down” Read Alouds – Could Parents Choices be Affecting Their Children’s Education?