For book lovers, it’s award season too! The ALSC (Association for Library Services for Children) gives a multitude of awards and recognizes honorees each year. Read about some of this year’s awardees for children on THIS cross post.
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 […]
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 […]
How many times have you been at home and wondered, “Do we have that fantastic new book in our school library?” Well, you can simply click on the online catalog link and search our entire catalog from anywhere. This POST links to our current Resource Center Web Page. It is made with the old Google […]
“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 […]
I am proud of the students and honored to have had the chance to work with my related arts colleagues to help our students share their voice and creativity with an authentic audience. Read the full story HERE.
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 […]