Posts Tagged With: learning

On Language Acquisition

Monki is now 23 months old. Leave aside the standard “oh my god look how quickly time goes by” stuff and there’s some really interesting things going on. As you know, we’re a divided family. I’ve talked about this before when it came to naming the wee one.
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Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children’s Books | WBEZ

I love this! Sure, most of us know we can use these books to teach bigger concepts. I’m sure the authors knew it, too. But having it all codified and with lesson plans makes it so much easier!

Stories that are great for learning to read can teach all kinds of things — from philosophy to financial literacy.

Source: Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children’s Books | WBEZ

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