Try It; You'll Like It!

Friedman, Nick
November 2012
Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p8
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue including ideas for the establishment of homework station, "Eat Your Medicine," and learning for children.


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