Do You Know What Your Fifth Grader is Reading?

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --I was at the ballpark this weekend watching a local college baseball game.  As I took my seat I noticed a lady a couple of rows behind me reading The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and I wondered – does she know that’s below her Lexile level?  She shouldn’t be reading … Continue reading Do You Know What Your Fifth Grader is Reading?

Words Have Meaning, At Least Until The Product Is Rebranded

by Linda Szugyi Words have meaning. That's precisely the reason why progressives are always finding new words and phrases to describe the same old things.  The meaning of a word has a pesky little way of conveying truth, and when your goals run contrary to public opinion about said truth, then you had better run to the … Continue reading Words Have Meaning, At Least Until The Product Is Rebranded