Chicago Gluten and Allergen Free Expo 2011: Reserve your spot!

I just finished chatting on the phone with Jen Cafferty, Founder of the Gluten and Allergen Free Cooking Expo, which is in its fourth year. She’s filled me in on all the wonderful vendors, cooking classes, and possible children’s events scheduled for the weekend of April 29-May 1, 2011. (…)

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Edward de Bono: His Lateral Thinking Philosophy Transforms U.K. Schools

Thinking Schools throw out traditional academic books. Their students don’t use exercise books. Instead the curriculum is taught entirely in seven themes such as problem solving and reasoning, creative development or knowledge and understanding of the world. All subjects are taught with creative thinking tools at the core. (…)

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A Visit with Zoolidays Illustrator Rolandas Kiaulevicius

Our boys received a wonderful gift this year for the holidays- a beautiful hardcover copy of Zoolidays, Written by Bruce Glassman and illustrated by up and coming artist Rolandas Kiaulevicius. If that wasn’t enough they also got tickets to a wonderful show about that book and more called GIRO. This (…)

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Preschool Prereading Activities That Make a Child an Early Reader

Preschool prereading activities are easy and fun. You don’t need to rely on a future kindergarten teacher to teach your child how to read. You can do it even if you don’t have any background in education. Don’t wait until your child is in kindergarten to start prereading activities. Start now. There are 10 very simple things parents can do with their kids that will teach preschool prereading activities. (…)

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Preschool Websites: 10 Educational and Fun Websites for You & Your Child

Want preschool websites that offer the best educational and fun experience for you and your child? Let me give you a fast list of my favorite resources for early childhood education. I’m a former elementary school special education teacher. I’ve used these preschool websites with my own kids and some of the kids I’ve tutored over the past 5 years. I love using these educational and fun websites for preschoolers and toddlers. They are a wonderful tool for teaching early learning skills. (…)

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Gifted Students Need New Federal Gifted Legislation

Federal gifted students legislation is needed in the U.S. The 110th Congress has begun to take a second look at the reauthorization of Public Law 107-110, and we need to consider one very small population of public school children that is being left behind. The much needed NCLB (No Child (…)

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