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build up your classroom library with some great ag books

Last April, at the Scaling STEM Conference, I attended a session focused on the North Carolina Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program. A number of useful resources were shared (which I will include in another post) but I was most excited about their Book of the Month Club. For just $5.00, they will send you… Continue reading build up your classroom library with some great ag books

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read across america day 2016

We joined in on Discovery Education’s #CelebrateWithDE event this afternoon, in honor of Read Across America Day. The event included a read aloud with Peter H. and Paul A. Reynolds of the awesome FableVision Studios. Peter read and explained the book Going Places during the event. Unfortunately, his twin brother Paul wasn’t able to make… Continue reading read across america day 2016

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children around the world ~ a lesson in questioning and observation

Late in September, we spent several days engaging in a lesson from Expeditionary Learning which used the book My Librarian is a Camel to generate discussion and prompt students to make observations and ask questions. I collected several images from the internet to show children borrowing books and reading in a variety of settings. The… Continue reading children around the world ~ a lesson in questioning and observation

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and a video prompt from Kid President

Surely you have heard of Kid President by now. If not, watch the video below and the visit his website. He’s just terrific. And you’ll want more and more and more! My students feel that way about him and can’t wait to see his latest video. We really enjoyed the one that was published last… Continue reading and a video prompt from Kid President