Louisiana Book Festival Gifts

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 Got my 10,000 steps in…

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Cool Classroom Tech Tool, Buncee Ambassador

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 and I’m so excited to…

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Teaching Vocabulary Focused on One Word

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.…

The Art of Digital Storytelling

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 daunting task. Students take away…

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