Disclaimer: This Post has been sitting in my “drafts box” for a while now…Thinking I had published it! Sometimes tech and I are not the best of friends😬 I have decided that “It’s Monday, what are you reading?” isn’t really “my meme”. Depending on what it is, I may not have much self control, especially … Continue reading SHELF Control…or the lack thereof (My “its Monday, what are you reading?” post)
“So and so didn’t read enough books or pass enough tests to participate in the AR party this month, so they are in the principal’s office reading until they have met their goal”. I have been on the receiving end of this conversation many times as the elementary librarian. Accelerated Reader is the reading rewards … Continue reading Is AR Really Worth the Hype?
Many have watched the movie The Little Mermaid, it’s a Disney lover’s staple. Ariel takes on a rebellious side when she wants so badly to be human rather than a mergirl and decides to play with the dark side by making a deal with Ursula, the nemesis of the story. Ariel bargains a deal with … Continue reading It’s Monday, What are you reading?
This picture holds the little loves in my life, and also reminds me of the responsibility that I have been gifted. I’m supposed to foster curiosity, share love and educate these beautiful little faces. I can accomplish these three all within the pages of a book. – Hannah (I’m holding Miss Colynns (1), middle little … Continue reading Let’s Read- There is time!
I read through the interview with Donalyn Miller several times just to be sure I caught everything. I saw so many good things and some were honestly a bit hard to believe. Every student she has had has been turned into a reader? No bell ringers or warm ups? Read at all down time, free … Continue reading Create Great Readers…but how?
15 Caldecott Books Reviewed and Loved -Locomotive- by Brian Floca A tale that takes you back to beginning a trains and the progression of a trip from the plains to the mountains and finally to the ocean. I actually read this book to my 5th grade library class and they had never really thought about … Continue reading It’s Monday…what are you reading?
Blogging is such a fun way to share feelings about many things, stories, recipes, etc. I have enjoyed blogging in other college courses and this one has begun to be an enjoyable blogging experience also. Reading children’s books is one of my most favorite things, especially when I have an audience. Blogging about these experiences … Continue reading .kidlitosphere.