As May draws to a close, we are wrapping up National Foster Care Month! There are over 442,000 children in the foster care system in America1. The kids in foster care range from… Continue reading
I love stories in verse. As the summer reading program director at my two sons’ elementary school, I found these types of novels are the easiest to get a student interested in reading for fun. In a PBS NewsHour interview, Jason Reynolds, the award winning young adult literature author, shares his ideas on how poetry can get more young people interested in reading. And I couldn’t agree with him more.
Read Alouds to pair with makerspace that incorporate Maker Mindset.
Books allow us to go beyond the movie, to dig deeper with more details shared by the author. They also give readers more opportunities to use their imaginations.