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A New Arrival for Dr. Seuss

One of the first books that I ever read was by Dr. Seuss. I have always enjoyed the whimsical world that he created; so much so I bet I have read each of his … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Does Kindle Unlimited Mean for the Classroom?

Jeff Bezos and Amazon have done it again. Friday, July 18th was the official launch of Bezos’ latest creation – Kindle Unlimited. The launch of Kindle Unlimited is the talk of the … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Make Summer Reading Fun!

  As the end of May draws near, I’d like to once again share some tips to help keep children interested in reading during the summer. Why is it so … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Kadir Nelson

If you are not familiar with the work of Kadir Nelson, please keep reading. Known within elementary school circles, Kadir Nelson is an extremely talented artist and illustrator of children’s … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reading Challenge for Preschoolers

I discovered a news story today that I could not wait to share. The Louisville Free Public Library with support from the Louisville Library Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Model school trains teachers in ABCs of reading instruction

It has never been more important than now that early readers receive the best, most comprehensive reading instruction. In this video clip from PBS NewsHour, a school community in Hartford … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s in Your Toolkit?

Over the years, I’ve often been asked “what is in your toolkit?” My response has often been “it varies depending on the day.” The truth of the matter is that … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment