I read an article in Education Week by Stephen Sawchuk that raises the question of whether these gaps are due to racism or inappropriate placement. I believe that Latinos have fallen far below black and whites because most do not have a solid foundation in reading and are not proficient by age of 9. This … Continue reading Why Do Gaps persist in Math and Science?
For nearly 50 years Usborne Publishing Company has been the world’s trusted leader in literacy education providing well written books that promote wonder and engage the child so they want to read more. Peter Usborne has built a foundation of literacy that works! Usborne Books are created with a super talented team of professionals. Usborne’s … Continue reading Let’s Make Sure That our Kids Become Proficient Readers, Writers & Thinkers
Communication skills Teaches your little ones conflict resolution This book will help the child to define and understand their feelings, deal with emotions, and discover paths to happiness, peace, and positivity. Adoption A diverse, kid’s-eye view of adoption, one special day, and familial love, Babies Come From Airports has a child-friendly rhyming text and lively and colorful … Continue reading Top 15 Must-Have Usborne Books
The President is only as good as his influence. Many Americans think that the President matters a great deal. Many think that the President affects every aspect of American life and that he holds more power than Congress itself. If this is your stance, then I ask you to please list all the things that … Continue reading How much does the President of the United States really matter?
Growing up in Miami, this was my FAVORITE dessert. This rich vanilla pudding is my comfort food. I remember ordering this dessert every time we visited Versailles Restaurant on Calle Ocho or eighth street in Miami, FL. 3 Cups of Milk 3/4 Cups of Sugar 3 egg yolks 3 tsp of corn starch 1 tsp … Continue reading Natilla (Sweet Custard)
My mom Emelina’s Rice Pudding with Raisin’s This is a rich dessert comes from a book sold and distributed in Miami, FL. It is no longer in print. A sneak peak… 1/4 Cup of Rice (Valencia) 4 Cups of water 1/2 tsp of salt 4 Cups of milk 1 cinnamon stick 1 Cup of sugar … Continue reading Arroz con Leche con Pasas de Mama Emelina
Cuban food is rich in flavors as well as culture. It is a constant reminder of my Cuban heritage and the country my grandparents and parents left in 1961. Miami culture is as diverse as the United States as a whole. It is a mixture of Latin-American, and the Carribbean, and good old Southern tradition, … Continue reading Cooking Like a Cuban
Cuba, is a distant island not far from my heart where my parents and grandparents were born. It is a place I heard about much growing up in Miami. My grandparents would talk about how white and pure the sandy beaches were. They would talk about the Sunday drives to Havana and life on the … Continue reading Cuban Baking
Where did our great nation go wrong? If George Washington was here today, what would he say about our political system, about our legal system, and about our system of business? Let us travel back in time to the American revolution. Washington led the American army. He did not have enough infantry or tools to … Continue reading America: The Land of Opportunity
Review of Usborne Books Direct Sales I signed up in July two years ago to be an independent consultant. I have been happy with this process. I was pretty excited to be a part of this company after having been with another company, which I shall not mention, because I am now over the bitterness … Continue reading Usborne Books & More is the Worlds BEST Books!