Interesting article about boys and reading

Here is an article from The Wall Street Journal with some interesting statistics. According to a recent report from the Center on Education Policy, for example, substantially more boys than girls score below the proficiency level on the annual National Assessment of Educational Progress reading test. This disparity goes back to 1992, and in some [...]

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NaNoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and I just discovered that there is a “Young Writers Program.” There’s free lesson plans, workbooks, etc. for all grade levels! This is an awesome way to teach kids about writing and novels, and get them into NaNoWriMo. I wish I had known about this earlier in the [...]

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