Daily Archive: May 2, 2008

Reading First Was Deemed “Ineffective”


The NY Times published an article entitled, “An Initiative on Reading Is Rated Ineffective” today. Not exactly a shocker most of us literacy educators, but perhaps shocking to others who haven’t followed this… Continue reading

We’re Doing Poetry at the Zoo


at the zoo Originally uploaded by teachergal I just booked a field trip to take my class (and Kate’s) to the Zoo next month. I’m so excited since they’ll be observing the animals… Continue reading

poetry friday: the dance.


Here’s an original for Poetry Friday (held at Big A little a).   Tonight we danced — No music No dance floor No heels We danced through the ritual of bedtime Each knowing… Continue reading