We Need A Multicultural Children’s Book Day In South Africa – Reading expands children’s levels of empathy and broadens their minds.Continue reading “We Need A Multicultural Children’s Book Day In South Africa”
Does School Attendance Guarantee Literacy?
Early each morning a father braves the traffic riding his bicycle to his son’s preschool and then to work. It is an old bicycle model and he’s mended one of the tires but it transports both of them and that’s enough. He’s made a seat for his boy, right behind his own. His son has to go to school so that he’ll be ready for big school, when time will come. He’ll probably have to adjust the size of the child seat by then, but that’s something to worry about later. Today’s rainy; the roads are wet and the drivers impatient.
(2021 update: I still see them each morning now walking to school, hand in hand).Continue reading “Does School Attendance Guarantee Literacy?”