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Sneak Peak: Dr. Seuss Display

Here are some fun things going on in the library for Dr. Seuss. I am currently working on the Dr. Seuss bulletin board in the elementary and a March Madness display in the middle school lunchroom!


How to Make Money As a Teen!

Hey guys! I’m back! I’m sorry I couldn’t post this week but I had so many school work to do, and I’ve decided that it would be better in my schedule to post only on weekends. 238 more words

Middle School

MS Tech in a Minute #1 - Google Maps

I was lucky enough to do some collaborative planning and teaching with Mark Engstrom over the last couple of weeks. One of the great things about my job is meeting with teachers to bounce around ideas and share “what ifs” about learning experiences they would love to have in their classes. 58 more words

Middle School

Jericho Walls Character Sketch

Today I was able to teach a lesson to sixth graders! First I read out loud to them to catch them up to the other sixth grade classes. 369 more words

Spring 2015 Clinicals

Figurative Language Focus

Today’s focus with sixth graders was on figurative language. The class activity was song/music based, where students were asked to look up different (previously selected) songs and find examples of figurative language. 384 more words

Spring 2015 Clinicals

Students Learn from Graffiti Artist

Paulo Ito, a well known graffiti artist in São Paulo, was invited to stay for a whole week at Graded, teaching Middle and High students about this type of art and its techniques. 312 more words

High School

The Riverman

  • By Aaron Starmer
  • Published March 18, 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

It’s not often that I leap with abandon into the world of fantasy. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with that genre, I just don’t tend to navigate in that direction. 414 more words

Children's Lit