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 …
8 Scenic Spots to visit in South Dakota Read about 8 Scenic Spots to visit in South Dakota, some of the places on the Plains…one of the settings in my book. The photos are in the slide show below. Scroll down to see a brief description of the places we toured. Getting to see some …
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 …
Join Author Andrea Page on SD Book Tour – Summer 2017 Wow! This is the first post in August…guess why? I went on an author trip to South Dakota to promote my book Sioux Code Talkers of World War II.  The response my SD Book Tour was overwhelming (in a good way) and greatly appreciated. I’m …
New Author On Tour – Summer, 2017 As a new author on tour this summer, I’ve noticed the response to Sioux Code Talkers has been eye-opening! Each new destination has been a thrilling adventure. I’ve discussed details about my great-uncle’s service as well as my research journey. Thank you to my friends in the “Just …
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