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Summer Break – See you in August

Our collaborative team of thirty-one educators will take July off and will be back blogging about connecting books and kids in August. We will even have a few new contributors joining the @tbrblog31 team. Join us in August as we: Share our commitment to “own voice" authorsBlog about books we’ve read and shared with childrenLearn about… Continue reading Summer Break – See you in August

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Teaching In Times of Pandemic: Lessons From Covid-19

On April 7, only a couple of weeks since we all started emergency online learning, I wrote a post on my person blog entitled Humanity First: Teaching in Times of COVID-19. I've just finished giving a professional development session via Google Hangouts to a group of dedicated teachers that came to listen to what I… Continue reading Teaching In Times of Pandemic: Lessons From Covid-19

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Summer Reading for Healing

Picture this… the Colosseum in Rome, sword in hand, facing a mighty opponent - remote teaching! Russell Crowe made a mean Gladiator but so did lots of Remote Teachers this spring! Ancient Gladiators had exotic animals and intensely armored opponents ready to fight to the death. The modern-day beasts teachers faced this spring, while less… Continue reading Summer Reading for Healing

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Noise and Summer Reading

A Teacher's Thoughts: I just finished the oddest school year in my 25 years of teaching and that’s saying a lot. My students and I made heart shapes with our fingers toward the camera and promised to say “See you soon” instead of goodbye. Then I pressed, “End meeting for all” and my school year… Continue reading Noise and Summer Reading

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K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Final Session

Hi Writers, Summer is beginning, and it is time to say good-bye. It has been so much fun creating writing pieces with you. Let's finish our opinion pieces and share them with other kids, so students have fun all summer long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PA34NMImUtQ Thanks, Maddie and Joseph, for sharing your writing with all of us. We… Continue reading K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Final Session