I've only got a few weeks off until summer session starts, so I'm trying to cram as many books as possible and work on my abysmal Goodreads 2017 Challenge score. I've got a big youth lit class starting in a few weeks, so I'm cramming in all the fun I can handle. A quick rundown … Continue reading A whole summer (2017) reading program in 2 weeks!
Oh man, if I haven't seen quite enough of these in the classroom, but I needed a hands-on activity for my summer internship interview, so I got a bit crafty. I tried a few different patterns... Simple: And much more complicated: I found the toughest part to be actually locating the … Continue reading DIY Fidget Spinners
So I made this padlet because I couldn't find one with the current year's Bluebonnet Reading List book trailers. I plan to use Aurasma to hook the videos up to our actual books in the Bluebonnet display. I think chatterpix is easier to use, but these are trailers, not book talks, so a number of … Continue reading Ready for Bluebonnet 2017-’18
The last weekend of my first semester of grad school was spent playing in the sand, reading, and thinking about gender in the school library. I spent a decent amount of time finishing this exploration of gender norms in boys literacy initiatives. One of the conflicts inherent in boys' book lists or programming is the … Continue reading Reading on the Beach