So, my husband is out of town for the second week. I’m feeling bogged down by schoolwork. All three kids are needy. All at the same time. It’s enough to make me lose it. And tonight I did. After loads of frustrating and annoying misbehavior (and my overtired hypersensitivity to it) I had had it. As an […]
I (tried) to post a link to http://www.metisinnovations.com For some reason I was unable to write a description for the link. AGH! As I write this , I’m still waiting for that post to publish. Technology! A friend of mine at Dominican had one of the innovators of this company come to her class as […]
A Mover and Shaker? Yep; better get to know her http://www.librarygirl.net/.
I found the collection development plans/policies that we read for class this week…interesting. Really. I like the concreteness of some of them. I like that I will have something to lean on when I realize that actual adult big decisions are up to me. Gulp. Before I start to panic, I’ll remember that there are […]
12 Ways Libraries Are Good for the Country | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets.
Toddling Toward Reading | Launching Young Readers Series | Our Shows on PBS | Reading Rockets. Hosted by Reba. Yeah, Reba McEntire. And did you know that Dolly Parton has an early literacy non-profit, too? http://www.imaginationlibrary.com/ What is up with the country singers and literacy? I mean…it’s great, but…weird?
Love! I had never heard of this Somebody Wanted But So chart to summarize. I love that students could do this with a partner and be so engaged. Sigh. Here is the page that I reblogged with her reply. http://thereisabookforthat.com/2012/10/07/students-lesson-plan-a-whole-lot-of-literacy/
Originally posted on Creative With Music:
OK, so maybe all those books shown are NOT ones that can be sung…or can they? One of my favorite things to do with my toddler is sing her stories. The library is a great resource to find picture books that are already songs. This month, my tot…
It is crucial that parents become informed of the importance of early literacy. For some parents it might not make a difference, but other parents are just unaware. They just don’t understand what a difference a little reading and attention can make. Talk, read, write, play, sing. Every parent should make this their mantra. http://everychildreadytoread.ning.com/ […]