At parent-teacher conferences, I was asked the same question - how can I help my child read at home? My answer was simple - just read! But I started to realize that it wasn't so easy for families. As the teacher, I needed to provide a reading resource for parents. I started out … [Read more...] about Helping Parents Read Aloud at Home
I began using Take Home Book Bags in my classroom 10 years ago. It was a game-changer for my students and their families! Since then, I have blogged a ton about Take Home Book Bags and I have finally decided to get all of those posts in one central location for you! Keep reading for a brief … [Read more...] about Take Home Book Bags: Collection of Resources and Posts for At Home Reading
I was chatting with my Facebook Group and I was curious which Take Home Book Bags they would be interested in seeing next. The response was overwhelming - STEAM! They were looking for a way to incorporate a STEM challenge into the book bags that their students were bringing home to share … [Read more...] about Book Bags are STEAMing Up!
So, I don't have birthday parties in my classroom. But, my blog is all about reading and my daughter has become quite the avid reader at home (and her little brother has followed suit). So much so that she has requested to have her last few birthday parties based on her favorite … [Read more...] about A Birthday Party for the Books!