How do you build a reading life and celebrate a birthday during a pandemic? The answer is easier than you think - celebrate with books! Today my youngest turns 6 and the traditional birthday party has long since been thrown out the window, so we needed a creative way to celebrate. Enter books. This year… Continue reading Books for Birthdays!
It IS possible to celebrate books virtually and to spread book love without physically being present with a student. We could not believe the excitement that students exhibited when presented with the Charlotte’s Web checklist for our virtual book celebration. The students eagerly and enthusiastically chose their topics for exploration and begin the process of… Continue reading Celebrating Literature in a Virtual Environment-Part 2
This is the first in a two part series about Book Celebrations in the Virtual Learning Environment. Both posts were written by Kate Merten and Ann Williams. Check back on 5/28/20 for part two! At home learning is the new normal for the remainder of the school year, and we are all working very hard… Continue reading Celebrating Literature in a Virtual Environment – Part 1