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SSAT upcoming schedule

2012-2013 Standard Test Calendar — Registration Begins August 1st     October 13, 2012     November 10, 2012     December 8, 2012     January 5, 2013     February 2, 2013     March 2, 2013     April 20, 2013     June 8,…

SAT Upcoming Schedule

U.S. registration dates and deadlines for 2012-13 Test Dates Test U.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.A.) Regular Late (a fee applies) October 6, 2012 SAT & Subject Tests September 7, 2012 September 21, 2012 November 3,…

WORDS are fun!

I have a new favorite word!!! Mumpsimus!! I have so many friends whose use of the English language is mumpsimus. They think they are using English correctly, but they insist on using words that really don't exist. There are so…

Get a Paper Dictionary!

I realize that most people use spell check or dictionary.com to check spelling, but for a student learning vocabulary, PLEASE get them a real book/paper dictionary. Here are a few reasons; It is easier to scan through words when you…

Summer Reading

Many students get a list of required reading for the summer from their schools.   I usually try and read each and every book that is required for the schools that are local to me.  I also have come up…

Paul Revere’s Ride by H.W. Longfellow

Paul Revere's Ride Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year.…

Get your kids to be a fanatic reader???

James Patterson doesn’t just write great adult fiction. Check out his latest contribution to the young readers of the world. And then read the article by the acclaimed author James Patterson about how to get your child to be a…