Total Results: 29

Carol Varsalona Aug 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017

Great American Eclipse - Wonder Bundle #5

It's just minutes away from an amazing natural phenomenon-a celestial happening and I am excited to be immersed in the experience. Newspaper headlines, morning talk shows, live streaming newscasts, and articles on the eclipse are circulating today. ...

0
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 ...

4
Robyn Thiessen May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016

A Genius in the Making

While sitting at home one summer day, I was scanning Twitter and noticed an interesting tweet by a Surrey teacher mentioning Genius Hour. I knew nothing of this, so I tweeted back and asked what Genius Hour was all about. And thus began one of the ...

0
Delsia Malone May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016

Roses

Mother's Day has come and gone and my pink roses are still beautiful. For one week, I've been changing the water and adding a little powder. While doing so, I'm always caught off guard by the thorns that prick my fingers each time. Our youngest ...

2
Paul W. Hankins Apr 21, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

Wallow in Wonder Poem 14, 15, and 16: Synthesis/Sestina Poem

You've probably wondered where I've been. I wish I could answer like Zora Neale Hurston's Janie from Their Eyes Were Watching God to say, "I've been to the big Association of Life."But, no. . .I've just been too busy. But not too busy to keep ...

0
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 ...

0
Fines Family Nov 11, 2013

Nov 11, 2013

I Know Why Flamingos are Pink

We took off running on the first day of school and here we are - nearly six weeks in. I have another amazing group of learners and wonderers.  Not to worry - we've been wondering away and I'm excited to finally begin sharing the adventures of my ...

0
Phillips Family Oct 6, 2013

Oct 6, 2013

Wonders to Use With Writing Workshop

Below are Wonders from Wonderopolis that will support different kinds of writing you may do in your classroom.  Some of the Wonders could be used as a mentor text for writing that kind of piece, others help explain a particular kind of writing, and ...

0
Caplin Family Oct 4, 2013

Oct 4, 2013

Happy 3rd Birthday

It's been three years since Wonder #1 Why are Flamingos Pink? piqued my interest. Their theme for the birthday celebration is "Look How Far We've Come." For me, that has been an amazing journey. I have been lucky enough to have been with ...

0
Edwards Family Jun 15, 2013

Jun 15, 2013

Amazing Things Can Happen ...

Having met C.C. Chapman, read Amazing Things Will Happen, and heard him present, I think this sketchnote by Sacha Chu is a great representation of the ideas he shares.  The way the ideas are shared in this sketchnote seems to fit with the ideas and ...

0
Edwards Family Jun 5, 2013

Jun 5, 2013

Taking Advantage and Turning Pink!

I spent some time in a media center at a local elementary school earlier in the school year, and I was working on one of the computers while listening to the beginning of a lesson.The media specialist was sharing some of the nominated books for ...

0
Edwards Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

Keeping a secret is a hard thing to do!

[caption id="attachment_12173" align="alignleft" width="239"] Madalyn and Our Wonder Jar[/caption]               Do you know how hard it is to keep a secret when you are used ...

0
Edwards Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

What does this day make you think of?

Are there certain days that remind of things or make you think of specific things?February 2nd is one of those days for me ...I know that it is Groundhog's Day ... and the things I remember have a bit of a connection with that. (There is a great ...

0
Edwards Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

Connecting with books ...

I was spending some time in a media center at a local elementary school this afternoon, and I was working on one of the computers while listening to the beginning of a lesson. Holly DuBois was sharing some of the nominated books for the North ...

0
Edwards Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

Wonder What Quilts Make You Think Of?

Quilts have a special place in my heart. There are several quilts in my house. My grandmother made a wedding ring quilt for me when I got married using various fabrics I recognized from her home throughout the years.One of the things I noticed when ...

0
Edwards Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

A jumping off point for Wondering ....

I was looking for something fun to read ...I turned on my Kindle to see what I could find ...It looks like I have been finding lots of work-related non-fiction ebooks lately ... not what I want right now ...I see a book that I didn't remember ...

0