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Pre-K through Seventh Grade

Tonight I’m finishing up gathering supplies for the first day of what is always my most challenging, and most satisfying, school visit of the my teaching-artist season. 479 more words

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Creating Northern Lights/ Aurora Borealis Effects with First Graders

When Mrs. Kavney’s first grade class wanted to make an aurora borealis for their Alaska project I went home and experimented with all sorts of materials to see if I could come up with something reasonable. 418 more words

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Alaska Books with First Graders!

It’s been a busy book making season here! Lots of books have been finishing up in the classrooms, and now it’s time to start showing them off. 361 more words

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Revisiting the Biography Project with Second Graders

Last year I teamed up with second grade teachers to design a book project that supported their curriculum objective of researching a famous person. The project created a good bit of excitement, so we decided to repeat it this year. 642 more words

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Collaborating with Teachers

One of the best parts of being a guest teaching artist in schools is the relationships that I have with the teachers that I work with. 511 more words

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Book-Figures

Each season that I am involved with classroom bookmaking students nudge me into making discoveries about how to think about bookmaking.  This year one of the  lessons that I walk away with is how satisfying it can be to bond with the bookmaking process through a personalized book-figure. 600 more words

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An End of the School Year Project

As the last day of school approaches, what could be a more compelling subject for a book  than  memories of the school year?

Since I have already written posts about using the… 340 more words

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