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!
Reading at Home
Each day, I've been putting together a daily schedule of Live Read-Alouds from authors, illustrators and celebrities. I've had many requests to create clickable links that teachers could share with families. Here it is! *some of these live read-alouds are only available for short amount of … [Read more...] about Live Read-Alouds for Distance Learning
The read aloud is such a powerful tool for both children and adults. Sharing a book is such a positive way to bring people together. What if we don't have access to a book, though? To help you out, I've created a collection of picture book read aloud videos that can be used both in and out of the … [Read more...] about Read Aloud Videos of Picture Books
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