Total Results: 16

NCFL Sep 5, 2017

Sep 5, 2017

Families learn about design and alternative energy with “Land Yachts” at the Covina Public Library

This summer, three libraries across the nation were awarded $3,000 grants, NCFL training, and Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis® programming, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker activities ...

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Delsia Malone Aug 26, 2017

Aug 26, 2017

Classroom Ice Cream

Did you know that the third Sunday in July is celebrated as National Ice Cream Day in the United States since May 1984. I’m sure ice cream lovers around the world look forward to celebrating their favorite flavor(s). Have you ever wondered who ...

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Delsia Malone Jun 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

On the Trail

Celebrating National Trails Day on June 3, 2017 was a day I had looked forward to for weeks! First learning about the day via Twitter and via an email from National Center for Families Learning’s #FamilyTrails, I saved the date and hubby and I ...

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Carol Varsalona May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

Wonder Bundle #3: Uninspired?

“Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you.” -H. Jackson Brown Jr. Have you ever felt uninspired? Is your creativity on slow drive? Are you frustrated by these feelings when you try to write? Is writer's ...

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Christie Wyman Feb 13, 2017

Feb 13, 2017

Inquiry From Mysteries and Wonders Right Outside The Classroom

We don't have to go very far for Science inquiry opportunities, and I bet you don't have to, either! Our Kindergarten class had two mysteries that we were wondering about right outside our door. The first mystery is that birds appear to prefer our ...

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Delsia Malone Nov 23, 2016

Nov 23, 2016

The Tuskegee Airmen Trail

Have you ever passed a sign on the highway and it made you wonder? Did you ever stop or turn around to get a second look? Have you ever come across something that led you to wonder about another subject or person, place or thing? During a trip from ...

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NCFL Sep 6, 2016

Sep 6, 2016

Maker activities foster learning and wonder at McBride Library

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 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 24, 2016

Aug 24, 2016

For good measure: baking Wonder into learning at Pottsboro Library

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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Renee Cunningham Aug 8, 2016

Aug 8, 2016

The Silent Wonder

My son Will is special; he has special needs. He is on the Autism Spectrum and struggles with speech. Often when I watch him I can see the gears in his head turning, but he can’t figure out how to get the words out to say what is in his brain. ...

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Kristie Ennis Jun 23, 2016

Jun 23, 2016

Wonder Retreat Set Our Brains on Fire

Feeling so thankful this week as I can finally take a break to sit down and think about all the ideas I got at the retreat with my amazing Wonder Lead Ambassador team. At first, I was a bit bummed that the retreat was in Louisville, since I live ...

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Jennifer Rubin Jun 13, 2016

Jun 13, 2016

Whiteboard Wonders

I am fascinated by this hashtag that I've recently discovered called #miss5thswhiteboard. It's a teacher's fresh take at the morning meeting and a great way to build community. Each day she posts something new on her whiteboard and invites the ...

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Carol Varsalona Apr 4, 2016

Apr 4, 2016

Celebrating the Poetryliscious Side of Life

On April 1st, I was on blooper alert. Over a month ago, I decided to try out a new word: poetryliscious, an unconventional way of spelling poetrylicious, to add some variety to my writing. I even created a definition to accompany it. (The image ...

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Paul W. Hankins Apr 2, 2016

Apr 2, 2016

Wonder Poem 2/30: "Is the Grass Always Greener on the Other Side?"

Today is Day 2 of the "Wallow in Wonder" Poetry Project with Amy Ludwig VanDerwater. I hope that you following her poems that she is writing at The Poem Farm. Here is a link to her poem based upon Wonder #1660: "Is the Grass Always Greener on the ...

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Lisa Silmser Mar 21, 2016

Mar 21, 2016

Fountain of Yeast

I'm no spring chicken so I know that the days before and after an extended break from school can be pretty interesting. Some of the kiddos are so excited about their upcoming vacation or activities that school pales in comparison, while other kids ...

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Robyn Thiessen Mar 8, 2016

Mar 8, 2016

How an ice cream headache made me fall in love with Wonderopolis.

I loved to see that other Wonder Leads felt that becoming a Wonder Lead was a dream come true because I felt exactly the same way!! I have used Wonderopolis in my classroom for the past four years. Wondering, creating and building a culture of ...

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