Kanji? Hiragana? Katagana?

Modern Japanese is written in a mixture of three basic scripts: Kanji — which are Chinese ideographic symbols — as well as Hiragana and Katakana — two phonetic alphabets (syllables).   Learning hiragana is the first step in learning how to...

How much did you grow?

Running records are a quick assessment tool used by teachers to evaluate students’ reading and comprehension.  They are used to help find students’ reading levels, check their fluency, and find weaknesses in comprehension.   At...