Native American Heritage Month. I put together some resources on a few Native poets and writers which you can find here. Eric is my friend, who I grew up with. I love that he's such a prolific writer and his books are in my library. Make sure you check out his talks. You can also …
Hello follower friends, I've been busy with library work in the department and for my school, so I haven't been as prolific here. Here are some updates on resources: Cool Content Creation Tools for teachers and others of course. Make graphics, blogs, websites, videos, bitmoji, flyers, storybooks, edit photos, and collaborate. Most of the tools …
Free Anti-Racist Resources
Image from Brain Pop Brain Pop has a selection of free resources, with discussion prompts, that you may be interested in. Find them here. https://blog.brainpop.com/antiracist-education-free-resources-kids/
Muslim American YA Authors
Currently curating lists of authors from various backgrounds and came across this list. I thought I'd share it here.
New Online Resource Collections
Hi everyone. I've been busy collecting resources that I hope will help my teachers. One of the other librarians introduced me to a nice website called Wakelet, that allows you to create collections of related resources on one page, with a pretty nice design. I've already created a few of them. It's something I think …
Science Friday Maker Ideas
Hey there, if you're looking for creative ideas based in science, for maker projects kids can do at home, look no further than Science Friday. They have a lot of great ideas for things kids can do with materials that are easy to find around the house. Set up a challenge and let them present …
September is Hispanic Heritage Month- Poetry
Poets.org is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by focusing it's "poem a day" program on Hispanic poets. You can find a brief interview with the editor for this month of poems by clicking here. Poem for the day is here.
Today is the 19th anniversary of the tragedy of 911 in NYC, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. I remember that day, and those that followed vividly. No one I knew closely was hurt or died that day. But I remember exactly where I was--what road and which curve on that road, when the radio announced the …
Remote Learning Resources for Teachers
I've been saving articles I came across over the summer, that discuss best practice in online teaching. Today after our remote meetings were over, I went through them and made a Google Doc with a listing of them. You can find it here.
Hi there people. I've been away for the summer-- having surgery and recovering. Still a bit sore but wanted to say hi and hope anyone who's reading the blog, is doing well. We'll see soon, maybe this week, how school is going to start this year. I look forward to more sharing of resources. Until …