Conversations Build Brains

Simple, everyday conversations with children help develop their language skills. It’s not just the amount of language that a child hears that is important. Research indicates that interactive, responsive conversations with young children help build brains. And, the impact can be long lasting. For tips on talking with little ones, read: 5 Steps for Brain-Building… Read more

Picture Prompts

The New York Times has introduced a new feature in its Learning Network. Picture Prompts is a collection of images with accompanying questions that support writing. What’s Going On in This Picture?, another New York Times Learning Network resource, continues to be produced. It contains intriguing photographs without captions. This resource can be used as… Read more