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So, we are in a weird time right now. The Corona Virus (COVID-19) has school cancelled and everyone scrambling to the stores to stock up on supplies. We are being told to stay home as much as possible and frankly, I am having trouble. I am having trouble focusing. I…
Readathon Survival Tips

Readathon Survival Tips

Here are some things I have learned from participating in Readathons: Have a variety of books on hand. Short books. Long books. Graphic novels. Picture books. Books on your phone. Books on your Kindle or Nook or Tablet. Books in your purse. Books in every room. Books everywhere. Find your…
#MGReadathon December 2018

#MGReadathon December 2018

Twitter has become one of my most valuable resources as a teacher and a reader. Some of my go-to followers are Jarrett Lerner (@Jarrett_Lerner), Corrina Allen (@corrinaallen), and Kathie MacIsaac (@kmcmac74). These three people are fighters for kids and books. They connect authors and teachers, get books in the hands…
My 40 Book Challenge 2017-2018

My 40 Book Challenge 2017-2018

My 40 Book Challenge AUGUST 2017- MAY 2018 Over the summer, I read the most inspiring book called The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller. I believe I finished the book in one day because I was so enthralled and inspired. While reading, I wanted to get into my classroom, meet…
Final: #bookaday Challenge

Final: #bookaday Challenge

#bookaday The #bookaday challenge from Donalyn Miller is over. My goal was to read 73 books from May 19 to July 31. I have a complete list of the books I read here. What I Learned I learned many things from challenging myself to read a book a day this summer.…