September 2017

4 posts

Cool Classroom Tech Tool, Buncee Ambassador This school year started off on the right foot with news that as a Buncee Ambassador, I will get to learn and use a cool classroom tech tool with my students! I was thrilled to discover I was chosen as a Buncee Ambassador this year! It’s quite an honor …
Teaching Vocabulary Focused on One Word I had the pleasure of attending (and presenting) at the New York State Reading Association teachers’ conference last year with my colleague, Gretchen Breon. I took notes from educators sharing their expertise on reading and writing strategies. Teaching expert Laura Robb’s session titled Read, Talk, Write: Showing Students How …
Read All About It! New Interview, News Article – Sioux Code Talkers I am so grateful for the latest new interview, news article about the Sioux Code Talkers.  Most people who see my book, Sioux Code Talker of World War II, skid to a stop, and cry out, “I knew about the Navajo- I didn’t …
The Art of Digital Storytelling in the Classroom There is a process to learning how to teach the art of digital storytelling.  First, you must be curious, because crafting a digital story takes time. Second, you will be using reading, writing, and speaking skills.  Planning this cross-curricular project can be lots of fun…but also a …
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