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Teaching Kindergarten: 6 Ways To Promote Great Writing

It’s summer, and what am I thinking about?

Kindergarten…one of my loves!

Summer is a great time for teachers to rest, rejuvinate, and reflect on what makes their classrooms the best place for learning and growing. 2,174 more words


Toddler Story Time: Superheroes

Date presented:  Wednesday, June 10, 2015

I have been planning toddler story times for our librarian since about a month after I started.  But, because our toddler story time is usually on Monday mornings (I work Monday nights), I haven’t been the one presenting the story times.   1,574 more words

Library Topics

Putting on a Proper Puppet Show!

Staging a puppet show is a great way to get children excited about reading, aid in the development of storytelling skills, and bring the family together to celebrate a child’s creativity! 568 more words

Family Engagement

New Media/Early Literacy evening

Note: A version of this post first appeared on the Growing Wisconsin Readers blog

After attending a New Media Training this spring, my goals included increasing our use of new media (ipads) in our programs and serving as a media mentor to our patrons. 924 more words


TWO CLASSIC BOOKS:AND both available on amazon prime –  lend themselves to an in-depth compare and contrast perfect for pre-K through beginning first grade. 238 more words

Developing An Engaged Learner