A Tribute to My Mentor

A Tribute to My Mentor

Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, in English, defines the noun mentor as “a trusted counselor or guide”, adding “tutor and coach” as synonyms. Webster’s New Edition Thesaurus defines the word mentor as follows: “to give advice and instruction to someone regarding the course or process to be followed. If I were the author of a dictionary […]

My Friend

My Friend

MY FRIEND The American Heritage dictionary defines a friend as a person one knows, likes, and trusts. A favored companion; one who supports and sympathizes. Let’s analyze that definition. DID I KNOW KITTY? I knew her age, her address, her telephone number, and her favorite color. Kitty liked to bowl, dance, travel, bake cakes, and […]

Reading Aloud Helps Incarcerated Parents’ Relationships With Their Children

Reading Aloud Helps Incarcerated Parents’ Relationships With Their Children

As many students across the world continue to learn virtually, reading aloud is an important education tool. In an article published by the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 7, 2021, test data collected from schools across the United States show that second and third graders were 30 percent behind expectations in their ability to read aloud. […]

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