Teaching Basic Concept Words

Words that represent location, quantity,  descriptions, time, and feelings are all called basic concepts.  Understanding and using basic concepts help children communicate effectively, strengthen their vocabulary,  and learn to read and understand what they have written.

Below is a link for ideas on how to teach children basic concepts:

Basic Concept Words

Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal


School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years.  Continue reading