Why I Picked It Up: Sherry and I presented at the International Literacy Association (ILA) annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri this year and were invited to a special event held by
Welcome back! As we kick off the new school year, I offer you this app. This simple tool that just might help you accomplish that goal you have every year of staying organized, while at
Why I Picked It Up: Honestly, I had to find out novel in verse that would be appropriate for grades 3-5 for our up coming High Tech Literature Circles session. I am one of those people
Why I Picked It Up: Two reasons. First, the author is a favorite of mine and my son, he makes both of us giggle as we read. Second, the twins in the book are named Coke and Pepsi.
Why I Picked It Up: Finding strong upper elementary novels can be tricky. I always take time perusing the shelves looking for titles, covers, and teasers (on the back of the book) that
Why I Picked It Up: This was a classic case of "Sherry" and "Jessica" books. In preparation for our Head to Head session, we each needed a novel-in-verse to read and review. Jessica had