Five Resources that will Make You a Children's Book Guru | Improve your ability to match your students with books they love simply by expanding your knowledge of children’s books. Staying current on what’s new in children’s literature can be overwhelming with the vast number of books published every year. These five resources will keep you current and help you make book recommendations like a pro. | everythingjustso.orgRead More
Everything You Need to Know About Children’s Book Week | Looking to celebrate book week in your upper elementary classroom? Here are a few simple ideas, tips, and resources to celebrate a love of reading with your students. | everythingjustso.orgRead More
Celebrating Valentine's Day with a History of Chocolate | Bring rigor to your Valentine’s Day lessons with a mini-unit on the history of chocolate. Incorporate meaningful and engaging teaching resources during school holidays through thematic nonfiction units that teach important reading skills while students learn about the history of a holiday. | everythingjustso.orgRead More
After nearly a year of my life being consumed with work, I've suddenly found myself surrounded by the company of friends. Old friends, new friends, sister friends. It's been a time of much needed reconnecting with some women I love.
In just a few weeks, hundreds of kids will enter that building I just left and thousands of others like it looking for friends - new friends, old friends, best friends. To help build community, get those first writing samples, and keep them busy while you assess, I created this back to school pack.Read More