Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadian bloggers! I decided to check out Amazon and see if they had any great books about Canada f...
Do you do readers theatre? Or as I like to call it, Poetry Theatre? It's not as fancy as it sounds but it's always a huge hit in ...
One of my sweet students gave me a gift today that I just HAD to share with you. Normally I wouldn't do that ... but I know that lots o...
With two teaching days left before our summer holidays begin, we've been doing lots of fun ocean stuff.   I got both these ideas off pi...
Years ago I went to a district workshop where a teacher, who had just finished her masters, was sharing her writing idea called "Sma...
 “Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.”  Joseph Chilton Pearce With only a few more...
As we wrap up our ocean unit (and the year) I had the students do some research. This was so easy for me to organize and so enjoyable for t...
We've been learning about ocean creatures for the last two weeks. Earlier in the week I showed the kids another ocean video. T...
Title : Looking Closely Along the Shore Author & Photographer : Frank Serafini Publisher : Kids Can Press, 2008 Intended Audien...