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Picturebooks on the Potty: Vol. 2, No. 10

So many of my students are doing exciting work these days that could be categorized as STEAM-based; education inspired by intersections of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. 470 more words

Art Education

The journey is everything

Nothing makes you examine and re-evaluate your approach to life more than becoming a parent. I feel my job as a parent is to cultivate a curiosity and a thirst for learning and exploration, to show her the vastness of the world and help her find a purpose in it, to let her make her mark. 213 more words


My Book Signing at Mrs. Figs' Bookworm

Thanks to Connie, the proprietor at Mrs. Figs’ Bookworm for the great book signing today! If you haven’t checked out her delightful bookstore in Camarillo, please do so and don’t forget to ask for your copy of… 10 more words

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The Cover Wars: Cheerful Picturebooks

Welcome to the Cover Wars, where we consider books based on their covers! This week’s Cover Wars revolves around picturebooks  with cheerful covers (at least, according to Janet)… As always, we look forward to hearing your opinions on the covers. 644 more words

The Cover Wars

Literacy in the Face of Tragedy

In light of this week’s international airline tragedy, I am drawn to the power of literacy. In this case, picture books. As a past elementary teacher and mother of three young children, I have many times relied on literacy to help children make sense of world happenings. 168 more words

Through the Looking Glass

“You are a glass of youth; this night I choose

Deep in your magic labyrinths to stray,

Where rants the Red Queen in her splendid hues… 358 more words


An Art Attack!

This fun and clever book about a Pig and a Bull introduces children to modern art and tells the story of the rivalry between Picasso and Matisse. 133 more words