I've shared picture books about Mother's Day and even a list of family books. Now, it's time for Father's Day! It's important that we share books with our students that represent a wide range of family structures. We want them to be able to see their own families reflected in books! Here are … [Read more...] about Father’s Day Picture Books
A few weeks back, I shared a blog post all about how to build a classroom library on a budget. In this post, I want to dive deep into one of those tips. I am going to share how to get more out of Scholastic book orders. Did you know? You can watch or listen to this information on my YouTube … [Read more...] about Get More Out of Scholastic Book Orders!
Can you imagine how excited your students will be if you had guest readers in the classroom? Besides their excitement, there are so many benefits for your kids! Having guest readers in the classroom is actually pretty easy to set up in your classroom. Benefits of Guest Readers in the … [Read more...] about Guest Readers in the Classroom
It's that time of year! As we enter into parent teacher conference season, it's important for us to share our students' reading information with parents. However, it can be really overwhelming when we start talking about fluency and reading levels. We hand them parent teacher conference forms, … [Read more...] about Parent Teacher Conference Forms for Reading
Students should be reading at home every night. Easier said than done, right? In this busy age, it can be a challenge for families to read at home with their children every night. These tips for reading at home will help encourage parents make it a habit. Why Students Aren't Reading at … [Read more...] about Tips for Reading at Home
Have you ever had a parent ask, "how can I help my child read at home?" My answer was always simple - "read with them!" However, that's not always as easy for parents as it is for teachers. I wanted to be able to give them more. So I created a toolkit of reading strategies for parents. Want … [Read more...] about Reading Strategies for Parents