Author : Andrea Page

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Honor for our Veterans – Thank you for your service! Honor for Our Veterans- I will never forget one of my first teaching interview questions, “How will you instill a sense of patriotism in your students?”  That question has really stayed with me for my entire career.  Each year, I continue to try to help …
Louisiana Book Festival…11 Gifts I had the pleasure of being invited to the Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge!  Here is a list of what I feel are gifts I received by attending the Book Festival: Met my Pelican “family” in person Participated in the event with 250 other authors Connected with new author friends …
Using Models to Establish Digital Writing Expectations Writing in the classroom is changing at a rate faster than the speed of light, or at least it seems that way.  In the past 10 years or so, as technology use increased, I felt digital writing expectations slip away. It was hard to keep pace with the …
Native American Teaching Resources: 5 Helpful Websites Many classrooms are using more and more technology.  Here are some Native American Teaching Resources: 5 Helpful Websites to use in your lesson plans. Wonderopolis I love how the articles start with a question, posted on a clean large green banner.  This draws the attention of the reader.  …
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 …
When you say YES and do an author event, you gain 4 bonuses! Watch the video below to find out what unexpected gifts I gained by saying YES to an in-person author event. When you go to a new place, you gain so much.  You personally connect to your audience.  An in-person author event allows for …
Author Andrea Page SD Book Tour continued… Yesterday, I blogged about the first part of my SD Book Tour, which you can read about here in case you missed it. Sioux Falls, South Dakota Author Presentation On the next stop of my SD Book Tour, I had the wonderful opportunity to do a presentation, sharing …
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