cyberPD

Wrapping Up #CyberPD: Assessment and Connections Between Home and School

#CyberPD is an online professional development learning community where teachers read and discuss a common professional development text. Visit Reflect & Refine for more details and links to connect with the group. This year’s book is Digital Reading: What’s Essential in Grades 3-8 by Franki Sibberson and Bill Bass. The last chapters in Digital Reading focus on…

nonfiction picture book challenge 2015

Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: 10 Books I Want to Add to My Classroom Library #nfpb2015

My favorite reading challenge is Kid Lit Frenzy’s Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge. Visit Alyson’s blog to discover more wonderful nonfiction titles. I don’t have a dedicated classroom, so technically these are books I want to buy for my office library. My lending library, I call it. It’s a small space dominated by four large bookshelves…

IMWAYR

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 7/20/15

Visit Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to participate in the kidlit version of this weekly meme. On the blog: A curation of some of the best of last week’s online reading A celebration of one of my favorite therapeutic parenting techniques, outcrazying the crazy A reflection on three chapters of Digital Reading for #cyberPD…

Sunday Salon

Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 7/19/15

Reader’s notebooks have always been an epic fail for me, so I really needed Melanie Fuemmeler’s post with ideas for making reader’s notebooks work better. Cathy Davidson explains why we need to transition our classrooms to reflect a pedagogy of liberation and gives four easy-to-implement suggestions for getting started. Kelly Jensen knocks it out of…