Hi friends! Today’s post comes from an elementary school librarian in Tennessee who just started blogging at The Go To Library Girl. She tagged me in a tweet last week (@Amy_W00ds), and I loved the pictures of her library centers in action. Amy Woods, thank you for sharing your ideas with us! She says… I try to expose students to new and different books by strategically
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Hi friends! Are you having a groovy Scholastic book fair this spring? I’m in the middle of our book fair this week! Here are a few tricks that are making our book fair better. Collaborate with your teachers I encourage my teachers to stop by the book fair and put the books they’re wishing for into their own plastic dish tub from the Dollar Tree.
Hi friends! This is a quick post about a Valentine lesson that I shared with my first graders today. I think you could do this with any elementary grade, even the big kids! First I read aloud My Heart is Like a Zoo, by Michael Hall. We looked at the heart shapes in the illustrations. Then I asked each student to draw something (anything, didn’t have to
Hi friends! Are you getting ready for a Scholastic feelin’ groovy book fair this spring? I think this is a fun theme (we’ve already started decorating), and I’m sharing my excitement with a giveaway for you!! (image from Scholastic, Inc.) You can enter to win a prize package of a Good Vibes Big Fat Yummy Hand Creme (the perfect size for moisture on-the-go, with coconut oil,vitamin-rich apricot kernel