Reading Collage Needed!
Greetings! In an effort to redecorate my classroom, I’m requesting pictures of people reading! Whether you’re curled up in your favorite chair, hanging out at a famous location or reading whilst sliding down a slide I want a picture of it to post in my classroom! I would love it if students could also see the title of the book you’re reading! If you are shy, feel free to hide...
Positively Persistent Teach: They lost everything →
positivelypersistentteach: I received the following e-mail from Donors Choose tonight — I’m sure plenty of you did. “On May 22, 2011, the town of Joplin, Missouri was hit by an EF5 tornado. The entire school was ruined. Fifty percent of our students lost their homes. The kids need something to look forward to and to…
With summer winding down...
what is one thing you really want to do before school starts?
Summer night—even the stars are whispering to each other.– Kobayashi Issa
England riots: Fightback under way, says PM →
Follow the link for a BBC update on the riots in England.
Want to meet a published author?
As published by the Gale Library: Children’s Book Author at Gale Library, Newton Michael Sullivan, children’s book author, will visit the Gale Library, Newton on Wednesday, August 24 at 1:00 PM . Famed storyteller Michael Sullivan writes for primary and middle readers in grades 3 to 7. “Escapade Johnson and Mayhem at Mount Moosilauke” is his first fiction book for kids, followed...
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in...– Henry David Thoreau
Sad News for London →
As you may have noticed, riots began in London a few days ago. It is heartbreaking to see the city burned and looted. For the latest, please read the attached article from BBC News.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it...– James Baldwin