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[Friday fun] A robot working from home?

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DOES NOT COMMUTE! DOES NOT COMMUTE!

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Do kids learn by listening to their parents?

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” 

? James Baldwin

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Homework help in maths – heaps of worksheets here

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This site has

math fact worksheets,

place value problems,

addition without carrying,

subtraction without borrowing,

suites of multiplication tests using various methodologies,

fractions and more.

"It’s done wonders for my kids. I hope it does the same for yours."

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

William Joyce

The book that inspired the Academy Award–winning short film. From New York Times bestselling author and beloved visionary William Joyce, this is a modern masterpiece, showing that in today’s world of traditional books, eBooks, and apps, it’s story that we truly celebrate—and this story, no matter how you tell it, begs to be read again and again. => http://bit.ly/QgZvhg

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… a good children’s story

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” 

― C.S. Lewis

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… a good children's story

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” 

― C.S. Lewis

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From the author of Tashi and Horrendo’s Curse – “Louis beside himself”

Louis Beside Himself

Anna Fienberg

When a burglar jumps through the kitchen window one night, Louis knows he should get him in a wrestling-hold while he has the advantage, but his heart is hammering and his legs feel like wobbly air... A larger-than-life story from Anna Fienberg, author of the classic Tashi series and Horrendo's Curse.

Watch the author discussing her book http://bit.ly/NJ1VGx

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Kids’ bestseller from John Grisham

Theodore Boone: The Abduction

John Grisham

Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are even higher. When his best friend, April Finnemore, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo—who knows April better than anyone—has answers. As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it's up to Theo to use his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April. => http://bit.ly/NKdLjh

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Mothers and education

I find, by close observation, that the mothers are the levers which move in education. The men talk about it . . . but the women work most for it.

-- Frances Watkins Harper

More quotations about families => http://bit.ly/siNxqq

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Strong fathers – strong daughters

‎10 Secrets Every Father Should Know ...

The most important person in a young girl’s life? Her father.

That’s right—and teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker has the data and clinical experience to prove it.

(From the Pivotal Package - Books for Families)