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Beyond Thankful

Since it is the eve of Thanksgiving and there are so many other tasks demanding my attention, my blog this week will be a simple gratitude journal.  587 more words


At last, it is Friday. It has felt like it should have been Friday since Tuesday. I can hardly wait to do nothing tomorrow.

By nothing, of course I mean read and knit. 141 more words


A Handful of Stars-Inspired Pet Drive

After reading Cynthia Lord’s book A Handful of Stars to kick off the school year at WES, fifth grade student council was inspired make a difference for pets just like Lucky.   65 more words

Authors are my Heroes

Last week I wrote a Slice of Life post about the injustice of reading levels and my dear student Emily. Cynthia Lord, author of A Handful of Stars… 382 more words

Slice Of Life

4 Reasons to Start Blogging Again

I’m joining Ruth Ayres for Celebration Saturday. To see all of today’s posts head over to Ruth Ayres Writes.

It’s been a while since I’ve been on my own blog to post. 505 more words

Reading Level Injustice

I opened up my Choice Literacy email newsletter on Friday afternoon, and the subject heading caught my eye, “The Tyranny of Levels.” Exactly what I had experienced that day. 546 more words


New Year, New Blog, New Books

Welcome back to a new school year, and what a  year it is going to be! Both E.C.E.C. and W.E.S. are kicking things off with a… 388 more words