Two teachers at Lindbergh Elementary School have a goal of making reading fun and engaging in pretty unique ways. Most people know them as Mandy Meloy and Nicole Quandt but, to their students, they’re the Letter Ladies. The two are on a mission to make reading fun and engaging.
Whether students are hopping from school to school, or grade to grade, getting back into the new school year can be a challenge. However, an expert says there are ways families can work ahead of time to make sure the transition is smooth.
Michelle Clasen, of Clasen's European Bakery in Middleton, Wis., stopped by NBC15 News at 11 to share why parents should pay attention to the ingredients when it comes to the sandwich bread bought for lunches.
According to Wisconsin Health Literacy, in Wisconsin, one in four adults have low literacy skills. That’s about 1.5 million people. With reading and writing so much a part of our everyday lives, NBC15 looked into ways to make these habits part of our routines at home, when kids aren't in class.
A cellphone, it's a device you use to call, text, video chat, e-mail and much more. As your child is headed back to school this year, a cell phone may be on their back to school wishlist. But, how do you know if your child is ready for their first cell phone?