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What can I say about this delightful book? Betsy-Tacy by the wonderful Maud Hart Lovelace will always hold a special place in my heart and memory. 369 more words


Morning Meetings aka How We Wake Up For Learning

This is the first year we have incorporated Morning Meetings to our homeschool schedule. I have heard so many people talk about this magical time they spend together before they dive into their chosen curriculum. 376 more words

Brave Writer

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

August 15, 2016

Here are some of the great titles I have read in the past few weeks.   To see all of my #IMWAYR posts, you can click here. 1,111 more words


Books to kick off the school year

I’m starting my sixth year of teaching … so why does every school year feel like the first for me? While I pore over my massive first-day script and think through the minutiae of routines and procedures, it helps to see what other teachers do. 372 more words


Ducktails (for young children)

Last week I wrote a review of Janette Oke’s memorable children’s book, Ducktails, and today I’d like to introduce you to this same story, edited to be appropriate for younger readers. 290 more words


Picture Book Review: Ben Hatke's Nobody Likes a Goblin

Review: Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke
Source: Hardcover
Publication:June 7, 2016 by First Second
Verdict: Excellent
Book Description:

Goblin, a cheerful little homebody, lives in a cozy, rat-infested dungeon, with his only friend, Skeleton.

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