Nine year old Chakra Sreekanth started working on this book in Kindergarten. With a little help from his parents, by the start of his second grade year, he was a published author. I’m always inspired by authors’ stories. Chakra’s and his parents’ work is awe inspiring. At this tender age, he recognizes the value of… Continue reading All Shapes Matter by Chakra Sreekanth
Every year around this time, I start to get the itch to teach again. I’ve had a few weeks to decompress after the hustle and bustle of the end of June and some time to reflect on the school year. I look back and think about what worked, what needs to be tweaked, and what… Continue reading Reimagining Interactive Read Aloud for the Fall
It’s a tremendous honor to join the TBR blog this school year. I am beginning my twentieth year as an educator, and my sixth year working with third graders. I’m looking forward to sharing books, building my library, and creating a passionate reading community in my classroom. I recently found out that my school district… Continue reading Can I Give You A Squish?