Total Results: 36

Delsia Malone May 28, 2017

May 28, 2017

My Personal Summer Professional Development Choices

I anxiously await my summer reading time. Each year, I accumulate, read and share information from books that I read. I love to wonder what others will read and I wonder if they have favorite authors that they read each summer. I find it so ...

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Delsia Malone May 28, 2017

May 28, 2017

Memorial Day 2017: My Personal Reflection

“Freedom is never free.” These words were engrained into my five-year-old mind by my dad. Most conversations that we have now, will always turn toward talks about the state of our nation, service, and his views on how these “21st century ...

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Laura McShane May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

Mother's Day BLOOMS

Every year we put together a Mother's Day program for our preschool classes. It is always a wistful process, choosing books and a craft to share with the little "flowers" that come to our library. Flowers are symbolic, but do kids understand why ...

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Laura McShane Apr 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

Community Helpers - Ayudantes de mi comunidad

Cleveland Public Library and the Greater Cleveland Safety Council will host information tables at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - the objective will be to help families identify safety resources in their community. Our ...

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Jim DeSantis Feb 21, 2017

Feb 21, 2017

Computers

The computer as we know them today have changed drastically since they first became a consumer product. Wonder #292 talks about “What is The Smallest Computer” but it does mention how computers have drastically evolved. As computers change they ...

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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 Dec 10, 2016

Dec 10, 2016

My OHIO Wonders

During recent travels with my husband, we visited his home state, Ohio. I had so many wonders as we visited family in Cleveland, Akron, and Warren. I would see signs as we drove and I would ask Steve to slow down so that I could take a picture. ...

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Delsia Malone Nov 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016

Tech Tools for Students to Investigate Their Wonders

The October 2016 #WonderChat was filled with informational tips and ideas on encouraging students to create based on their wonders. I compiled this list as an easy reference for parents and educators. Most of the tools are found in your phone’s ...

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Jennifer McDonough Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016

The Power of Observational Walks for Writers

To be a writer, means to live with your senses wide open as you notice and explore the world around you. Less and less schools are becoming a place for this, and have become more about “what do you remember about what I taught you so you are ...

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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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Paul W. Hankins Sep 12, 2016

Sep 12, 2016

"When Readers Find The Books Seeking Them"

“When Readers Find The Books Seeking Them”: Two Teachers Talk Twin Towers TitlesTHIS IS A CROSS-POST BLOG from THESE 4 CORNERS (Paul's Blog)A recent New York Times article suggests and introduces four titles among a “wave of 9/11 novels ...

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Renee Cunningham Aug 28, 2016

Aug 28, 2016

First Day Jitters

I have a confession...I still get jitters on the first day of school! I carefully plan out my outfit, pack my bag with new supplies, and have trouble sleeping the night before. I remember growing up I would wake up to a special breakfast my mom ...

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Carol Varsalona Aug 4, 2016

Aug 4, 2016

What is a Summerscape Moment?

What is a summerscape moment? During the summer months, many feel the call to relax while trying to catch up with longtime projects. The mind, body, and spirit need time to recharge and summer allows us the space to do so. Summerscape moments of ...

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Delsia Malone Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

DIY Literacy Chapters 3-4

The book, DIY Literacy by Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts, has been folded, highlighted, and sketched in, as I avidly read each page. I even found myself laughing aloud and saying YES! as I read the classroom anecdotal accounts. I can relate ...

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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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Deb Frazier May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

The Promise of a Writing Maker Space

This post was originally posted on Two Writing Teachers on May 11, 2016 by Deb FrazierI am reading more and more about maker spaces and the more I read, the more intrigued I become. I value the way maker spaces offer students opportunities to merge ...

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