Cross Post: What is Pebble Go?

What is a cross post? A cross post is post that will have first been published somewhere else, but will have value to a wider audience. My fantastic new colleague, Billy Spicer, and I have created a web page for the Hubbard Woods Resource Center. We both ‘live’ there and we wanted to find a […]

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NCCE 2019 Here I Come!

It’s finally here! I’ll be leaving later today to attend my first NCCE conference with my colleagues on the west coast. I am incredibly honored and excited to have this opportunity. It will be a very busy, but rewarding week. Teacher Librarian Summit! The Teacher Librarian Summit begins on Tuesday morning. I have the honor […]

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World Read Aloud Day 2019

“Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.” ― Marilyn Jager Adams This week we celebrated World Read Aloud Day! I began each class by asking students what they loved about being read to. They shared that reading […]

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On Halloween Night

On Halloween Night by Ferida Wolff My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was hoping this book would be a bit ‘scarier,’ but the first graders I read it with sure liked it. Of course, they liked the pattern of the rhyme and the counting up, but what they really loved was being my chorus […]

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