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A Year-Round School Calendar?

The school calendar for most schools across the nation is based on the old agrarian lifestyle. In the past, students needed the summer months off so they could help with planting and harvesting. 255 more words


A Book for Parents, too!

I want to share something I’m really excited about — a book for parents, written by a parent, all about reading to young children.

It’s called… 110 more words

For Parents

Weekly Reading Basket #2

I am so thankful to have a tribe of mama friends who are passionate about books! Each week, I am encouraged and inspired to fill our spare minutes with book time. 195 more words


Stripe-fever has hit

Nothing brings on Stripe-fever in the prep classroom quite like Z-Week!  With zebras and zoos on our minds…we feverishly colour everything in stripe!  And what better colours than Black & White! 35 more words


Science Literacy

While summer’s not quite over, many summer reading programs will be wrapping up this month. If you’ve had a great time with science experiments this summer, continue the fun the rest of the year with other resources to help you bring science into the library. 221 more words


"Won't You Read a Book With Me?" | Signing Time Board Books

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As I’ve mentioned a time or two, our family LOVES books. We gravitate toward books with great story lines and bright, colorful illustrations–as well as simple concept books that my toddler can read independently. 270 more words


Monday Mini Review: Visuwords

The first Monday Mini Review. The web app we are looking at this Monday is the ever useful Visuwords.

When a student is given a task to find a definition of a word, do you think they turn to a traditional dictionary? 141 more words