Last month President Barack Obama published a picture book, of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters, which is illustrated exquisitely by Loren Long. I received a review copy … Continue Reading President Obama’s Book + the Final Giveaway of 2010
I, clearly, love the idea Mary Tedrow proposes in her article about investing money in quality writing instruction for our Nation’s students. Please read this article about spending stimulus dollars … Continue Reading Stimulus Dollars + Writing Instruction
Every Wednesday evening my students read the cover story in Time for Kids and then complete one of the worksheets. It’s not exactly how I’d like to do current events, … Continue Reading Dear President-Elect Obama
Check out this CNN Overview on McCain and Obama’s Stances on Education.
Eight of my 18 kids (two were absent) came into school today with their Slice of Life Story Entries from the weekend. I was hoping to have more like 90% … Continue Reading Not Quite the Start I Hoped For… But Not Bad