When I was in school back in the 1980’s, many people didn’t have home computers. In fact, typing wasn’t even a mandatory course back then! Because my mother was a secretary and felt that typing skills were important to have, I took typing. I’m glad that I did!
I came across a wonderful blog post written by a very insightful college student the other day, and I wanted to share it with you. In her post, she talks about the response students often give to the age-old question, “How is school going?” This is something I’m sure all of you have been asked at one time or another by your parents and relatives. What’s your typical response?
Some children pick up on the concept of reading very quickly. Other students struggle to learn to read. Reading problems can create problems in other classes where children might need to read textbooks to gather information; this can actually impede their educational progress. Reading problems can also affect a child’s self esteem.