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Charlotte Reynders on 10/14/16

Today was our first LEAP workshop of the fall semester! This was especially exciting for us because, last month, a total of six new volunteers joined the LEAP team. 286 more words

Volunteer Blogs

Henry's Freedom Box by Levine & Nelson

Publication Information: Levine, Ellen (author) & Nelson, Kadir (Illus.); New York: Scholastic, 2007. ISBN 978-0439777339

Plot Description: Henry doesn’t know his birthday. He is raised a slave, and he is given to his master’s son at an early age, which separates him from his mother and siblings. 662 more words


My Very First Mother Goose by Opie & Wells

Publication Information: Opie, Iona (ed.) & Wells, Rosemary (illus.)  Massachussetts: Candlewick Press, 1996. ISBN 1-56402-620-5

Plot Description: In My Very First Mother Goose, editor Iona Opie compiles beloved Mother Goose favorites into four chapters of rhymes. 597 more words

Elementary School

Fall Wreaths

While I tend to lean more toward the artsy-style with projects I enjoy doing with my class so that they learn fundamental visual arts skills, I know that a simple craft can be just as fun to complete and also aids in developing fine motor skills in tiny hands. 67 more words


Something Different

Okay, so if you have ever been here before, you know that elementary math is my number one.  But if you know me in real life you also know that I have LOTS of opinions, and I’ve never shied away from sharing them.   804 more words


Building Confidence in the Math Classroom

Hi, friends!  I’m back at ya again with some back to school math tips.

One thing that I think is really important at the start of the school year is making math accessible to all students and showing them that math is more that just the basic operations.   407 more words