September is Latinx history month and it’s a great time to stock up on the best of Latinx authors, illustrators and children’s stories to read throughout the year.

Representation matters! There are so many beautifully illustrated and written children’s books featuring Latinx characters, stories and authors. My only dilemma is overspending on books. Mighty Girl has a great list of recommendations which you can find here: https://www.amightygirl.com/blog/?p=13062 Hip Latina provides their top 20 books for young children as well as must have suggestionsContinue reading “September is Latinx history month and it’s a great time to stock up on the best of Latinx authors, illustrators and children’s stories to read throughout the year.”

Dyslexia/aixelsyD

Are you concerned about your child’s reading ability? Is your child struggling with decoding basic words? Difficulty with rhyming? Struggling with spelling? A resistant reader? When you think of dyslexia do you think letter reversals and reading backwards? Dyslexia is NOT a visual disorder. Dyslexics see the same as non dyslexics. The difficulty lies inContinue reading “Dyslexia/aixelsyD”

The First Step: A Blog for Kids & Created by Kids

You can find The First Step Blog here: https://candicenarvaez.wordpress.com/2021/03/17/how-to-zig-zag-on-a-skateboard-by-aria/ Like most kids, my nine year old loves stories. He loves to tell stories to his friends when he’s building a home in Minecraft or while building a fort. Like many nine year olds, he has a constant dialogue going. He loves listening to stories readContinue reading “The First Step: A Blog for Kids & Created by Kids”

A Tale of Two Escapes: Curious George, the Nazis and My Grandfather

A Tale of Two Escapes: Curious George, the Nazis and My Grandfather https://homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2020/10/26/a-tale-of-two-escapes-curious-george-the-nazis-and-my-grandfather/ — Read on homeschooleducationalconsultanttutor.services/2020/10/26/a-tale-of-two-escapes-curious-george-the-nazis-and-my-grandfather/

I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as a parent …

I was a teacher in one of the five schools closest to the twin towers. 9/11 had been my second day teaching at PS 89. I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as aContinue reading “I was a teacher in the school closest to the towers on 9/11. Here is what I learned from that tragedy that helps me as an educator and as a parent …”