Bedtime Stories: Finding Wild

Finding Wild by Megan Warner Lloyd, art by Abigail Halpin A lyrical adventure on how to find wildness among the tidy.  Wild roars and barks and hisses and brays.  It storm-thunders and wind-whispers.  Wild sings.  Advertisements

George Orwell, Michael Jordan, & Teaching Empathy

Mavis Staples! What every student needs Jerricho Cotchery Mama Bear Discovering archives A moveable space Freedom from grade levels Hamilton on Turn Saving ancient manuscripts Michael Jordan’s literacy Parks & maps George Orwell & Brexit Teaching empathy to boys 7 things you don’t say to the parent of a sensitive child Solar road!

Bedtime Stories: Pete the Cat

Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin, art by James Dean Dude. He rocks, in his school shoes.  Here comes Pete Strolling down the street Rocking red shoes On his four furry feet. 

Multpotentiality, Crayon Covers, & Steelworkers 

Good things/bad patrons Parenting teenagers Mohawk steelworkers Multipotentiality Teaching as art Quiet majesty of public libraries What students remember about teachers Online opportunities Are they selfish? School libraries open for the summer Periodic table crayon covers Reading for pleasure

Mozart, T. S. Eliot, & Barnes & Noble

Sense makers 11 literary genres Librarian recommended apps Eliot & Time The failure of perfection Why we need Barnes & Noble Teaching parents Mozart lowers blood pressure The elephant in the room Teachers eyes, teachers ideas Small libraries are the way of the future Spider violin How does an island

Bedtime Stories: Pete’s a Pizza

Pete’s a Pizza by William Steig It’s raining so Pete can’t play. His dad makes him into a pizza.  Pete’s father can’t help noticing How miserable his son is.  He thinks it might cheer Pete up to be made into a pizza.