June 23, 2017

Fun London Series Book Review

“I have always loved life and I find the people I meet to be of great interest. I believe in the basic goodness in all of us and in the joy of creating. I write to bring some of my joy to others. Remeber, if you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.” Fun London

My name is Fun London. I write for kids. The reason I write is to entertain and inspire kids to live more creative and positive lives. I would also like to increase their interest in reading.

I started writing because I got tired of reading the stories that populated the school readers for students to study in English classes.

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Lesson Plan: Basic Spelling and English Terms for ESL or Beginning Readers

Understanding the very fundamentals behind speech is a step most forgotten. Yet, it is a basic building block when teaching any language to a child or adult alike.

This is the first lesson I put together for my ESL students this summer. It was a precursor to teaching spelling fundamentals. I hope you find it useful for your students or children.

This lesson utilizes creative games and word meanings that you may not have seen before…

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Educator Tool Review – The Way to Happiness Kit

About 8 months ago, I requested an Educator Kit from The Way to Happiness Foundation International for use at school.

You can’t help but support a group with this sort of Mission Statement:

The mission of The Way to Happiness Foundation International is to reverse the moral decay of society by restoring trust and honesty the world over through the publication and widespread distribution of The Way to Happiness, a common sense guide to better living.

That mission is accomplished on a grass-roots level, worldwide, by individuals who share The Way to Happiness book with others and so bring about an increase in tolerance and understanding between families, friends, groups, communities, nations and Mankind—making a safer, less violent world for all.

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Super Powerful Educational iPad Apps for Kids

Attention Home Scholars and Home Schooler!

Attention astute Parents who subscribe to the philosophy “join them” rather than “fight them” when it comes to using technology to forge a child’s education ahead.

The iPad is not just for business and entertainment; it has fantastic educational application for your kids to grow their Super Powers.

Here is a list of a few of these iPad apps recommened by our guest blogger, Melissa Taylor.

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Free On-Line Academy for Super Power Skills

Parents, Teachers, Kids: Would you like to view over 2,200 10-12-minute digestible FREE videos designed to tutor kids and adults alike on different subjects such as K-12 math, biology, chemistry, physics and even some finance and history?

Well, you Khan!

The “Khan Academy” is a not-for-profit site with the goal of improving education and giving a FREE education to anyone, anywhere in the world.

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A Super Computational Knowledge Search Engine for Super Heroes

Any Super Hero in training requires some form of super computer and knowledge base. However, each of our powers may vary person to person, and only a few of us thus far can tap into the “brains.”

We need not only a knowledge base, but also a computer that will do calculations and compare data for us less accessible minds.

Do you wish you had a search (but computable) engine specially designed alike for educators, parents, students, engineers, scientists, and economist? Not to mention the everyday any-age researcher simply curious about the world at large? Now there is!

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Super Heroes Recognition – Find Your Team!

“Pupils are more like oysters than sausages. The job of teaching is not to stuff them and then seal them up, but to help them open and reveal the riches within. There are pearls in each of us, if only we knew how to cultivate them with ardor and persistence.” Sydney J. Harris – “What True Education Should Do” 1964
¹Ardor: great warmth or intensity, as of emotion, passion or devotion. …

At first, I felt a metal or at least patch is in order for every year a good teacher puts in. Now, the more I think about it our “patch” is alive; it is standing on 2 feet (most of the time), and talking up a storm! What it says and does reflects your attitude, ability, and effectiveness as a teacher.

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Book Review: Becoming a Nation of Readers, What Parents Can Do

I have found an EXCEPTIONAL book that I feel should be embedded into every Parent and Teacher Manual that every was, is, or will be.

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