Leave a legacy and connect with future generations.
– Ask a Teacher with Nancy Downing – Q. My child has been diagnosed with auditory processing disorder (APD). Can you please help me understand that disorder? -school routines? A: Auditory processing is what happens when your brain recognizes and interprets the sounds around you. Auditory processing disorder means that something is adversely affecting the […]
– Ask a Teacher with Nancy Downing – Q. What is Dyscalcuia? A: Dyscalcuia is a learning difference in the world of math calculations. There is no clear and measurable criteria to diagnose a person with this learning difference. One symptom is seeing, saying, or writing numbers in the wrong sequential order. An example […]
– Ask a Teacher with Nancy Downing – Q. My two children, ages 7 and 11, are asking for allowances. What is a good age to start this practice? A: There is no magical age to start receiving an allowance; it is more about the maturity of your child. Teaching money management skills should go […]
— by Helen Austin — I just couldn’t resist sharing this traditional poem, “Blackberry Blossom,” from Ronni Lundy’s cookbook, Butter Beans to Blackberries; Recipes from the Southern Garden. The book is a wonderful resource for using the seasonal bounty of gardens, farmers’ markets, and food clubs offering locally grown produce. However, the recipe I’m about […]