RaDing diFcultiS

RaDing diFcultiS

In the previous post we talked about the necessary prerequisites to introduce reading to children. We were talking about neurodevelopment and the relationships of various prior abilities. But what happens when these circuits are supposed to be prepared and yet our...
How do we learn to read?

How do we learn to read?

When our children are in the last year of pre-school, it seems that parents turn our attention on “acceleration of cognitive processes” switch. And that’s when we get into trouble because our child, only 5 years old, begins to read (among many other things that...
Equality or equity. What are we looking for?

Equality or equity. What are we looking for?

There is a lot of talk about equality but do we really know what we are looking for? Every time someone tells me “we have to be equal” or “I am in favor of gender equality” or “we are all equal”, my reaction is to put my hands on my head and say a resounding NO! How...
Will do it, don’t worry

Will do it, don’t worry

Throughout my professional life I have met hundreds of families who tell me “yes, I told them that something was not going well, but since they told me that it was too soon and we had to wait, well, I waited.” Or the typical phrase of “something didn’t sound...