Category: School Events

How I Co-Hosted a Night of Literacies

This 2018-2019 school year I co-organized our literacy night with my amazing co-teaching partner, Lindsey Pyell. 🙂 We wanted to approach the topic of literacy night in a more global and multimodal way, so we modified the name to be our: Night of Literacies…

Changing Seasons; Community Outreach Part 2

A few weeks ago, I shared a lesson that I collaborated on with my 2nd grade co-teacher, Quincey Williamson (who is simply amazing!). It started with these two books: …and transformed into a student-driven series of lessons that focused on the changing season and…

Interactive Bulletin Board…Success!

I am so happy! My idea for an interactive bulletin board was a success! Take a look at the predictions. 🙂 Now, for my next bulletin board idea..hmmm…

New Science-Themed Picture Books on Display

Thanks to a grant that I wrote, I was able to purchase more science-themed picture books! 🙂 I displayed these at school, and included a handout which includes the book title, a book summary, and some possible science connections. To get your own copy…

Interactive Bulletin Board

This past weekend, I updated the bulletin board outside my office, to create this interactive bulletin board: I thought it would be a good way to get teachers and students interested in this amazing book, while trying to think outside the box. I wanted…

Changing Seasons & Community Outreach

With the changing seasons, a 2nd grade teacher that I work with, decided combine the grade level PBL (Project Based Learning) theme, Kindness: How can we help others, with the needs of winter. Together we created a series of lessons that built off the…

Books on Display!

This past Monday I displayed a series of science-themed picture books in the teacher’s lounge! 🙂 It was an exciting day, as teachers got to look through the books, make notes on the handout, and read through the science connections that I listed on…