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My Journey Continues as a Literacy Strategist

Summer Book Study Q&A: Author/Illustrator Discussions

As part of our summer book study, Jim Trelease offered to answer some specific questions for teachers.  Yay!  One questions posed was: Do you have any thoughts on taking the time to talk about the author and illustrator of a children’s book with young children? How important do you feel this is to do and why? Jim Trelease’s Answer: Most of what we consume as adults and children consists of.. Read More

Ready for Kindergarten!

I’m so pleased to offer a copy of Deborah Stewart’s Ready for Kindergarten! I was lucky enough to read an early copy of the book and provide a blurb for the book.  Deborah goes above and beyond helping parents understand the basic skills and understanding their children need to be ready for kindergarten. I’m already thinking of ways to use this resource with parents of incoming students.  How might you.. Read More

Professional Summer Books.

As we get ready to start our Summer Book Blog Study tomorrow, I thought I’d share a few other professional books I’m devouring this summer.  Yes, I read multiple books at a time.  It works well with my personality and when I’m reading all day long for days on end, it helps to rotate books.  Don’t worry, I have a few fun books I’m reading too – also multiple titles at once… Read More