Total Results: 29

Henry Cooper Nov 9, 2019

Nov 9, 2019

Essay Writing Service Online

Don’t you think trusting someone else’s written work is very difficult especially when it is the matter of grades? Yes, it is hard, and it must be but don’t panic because there are a lot of writing services to help you with your assignments ...

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Kristie Ennis Dec 18, 2018

Dec 18, 2018

Sustaining Wonder into 2019

Always looking for ways to incorporate wonder into my professional and personal improvement, I recently found a workshop offering called "Sustaining Wonder: The Art of Narrative." In this Hugo House class, Carolyne Wright plans to share techniques ...

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Laura McShane Oct 6, 2018

Oct 6, 2018

Blind spots

This past week, a mom asked me to help her second grader, reading at a fifth grade level, to find chapter books suitable for her daughter to read. Mom and daughter were both born in China. This mom, like a lot of moms, picks out the books for her ...

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Krissy Pierce May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018

Maker Mini Series: Cardboard

With a limited budget, cardboard is the perfect place to start. Trailblazers have created a path, and all you have to do is follow it. Start with Cain's Arcade. Pose a challenge, and watch your learners rise to the occasion. Right away you'll see ...

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Krissy Pierce May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Maker Mini Series: Perler Beads

I LOVED Perler Beads as a kid. They were calming yet fun, meticulous yet creative. The fine motor skills required to place each peg drew me in, and the smell of burning plastic kept me interested. Time after time I created, and each time my ...

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Krissy Pierce May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018

What is a MakerSpace? Mini Maker Series

As a Wonder ambassador, we are blessed to receive funding to support our professional work. For my first round of funding, I chose to spread Wonder by creating Wonder boxes to send to colleagues in various area schools. This year, I shifted my focus ...

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Renee Cunningham Apr 14, 2018

Apr 14, 2018

What if kids ask the questions?

Anyone who has spent time around a three year old has become weary of the question, “Why?”. At this age kids are so naturally curious, and are left questioning and wondering about everything they encounter. So, why not extend this to learning ...

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NCFL Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018

Deadline approaching for 2018 Families Learning Conference session proposals

alling family engagement practitioners, educators, librarians, community stakeholders, and others who work to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families: NCFL invites you to share your best practices and effective strategies for ...

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Delsia Malone Dec 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017

Uniquely Us

I always find it amazing how my actions lead to wonders. As I created this art piece for my husband, I could not help wondering about our fingerprints. So many wonders came into my mind. Why are they different on every person? Why are the prints on ...

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NCFL Sep 28, 2016

Sep 28, 2016

Campers in North Carolina enjoy heart-pumping fun at Camp Wonderopolis®

Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker ...

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Carol Varsalona Sep 4, 2016

Sep 4, 2016

Telling Our Stories Digitally

Telling our stories through photographs is a practice that has been ongoing since the camera became a prized possession. What is interesting is that there is an element of "play" surrounding story now.Creating a story, such as the last hurrah of ...

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NCFL Aug 26, 2016

Aug 26, 2016

Louisville library taps into the spirit of the Olympics to finish Camp Wonderopolis®

Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker ...

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NCFL Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016

Pizza, bowling, and science make for a great end to Camp Wonderopolis®

Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker ...

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Krissy Pierce Mar 24, 2016

Mar 24, 2016

An Online Home

I always thought Twitter would be my one true love. I joined the worldwide professional learning network at the exact right moment in my career. I was overwhelmed with the status of education and feeling alone in my journey to understand. Twitter ...

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Lisa Silmser Mar 24, 2016

Mar 24, 2016

Mini Books of Wonder

I sold ice to Eskimos today and I couldn't be more tickled by the outcome. The powers of marketing are not lost on me and I see everyday that the way that something is packaged can make a difference. I believe Daniel Pink when he explains that "to ...

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Edwards Family Apr 7, 2014

Apr 7, 2014

Is it raining resources?

Since it is raining outside today, I decided to go to one of my favorite resource sites to do a search for “rain” to see what I could find!The resources and ideas just flooded in …A few of them were the ones I expected …But some were so much ...

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