Friday, June 1, 2018
Author Visit: Loree Griffin Burns
The truth is this: I have only ever had incredibly powerful and positive author visits at Oxford Elementary School, and I'm happy to t...
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Authors for Earth Day: Authenticity at it's Best
When learning takes place within a truly authentic context, students will soar. Our upcoming author visit has been scheduled for more than...
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Author Visit: Erin Soderberg Downing
I remember when I first sent Erin Soderberg Downing the message that Oxford Elementary School would be reading The Quirks: Welcome to No...
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Bat and the Waiting Game Blog Tour
I love the idea that readers make friendships with characters they meet in the books they read. Sometimes when I read a book, I meet a chara...
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Nibbles of my First Book Tasting
Preparing food for other people makes me nervous. I worry about everything, from taste to presentation. Will they eat it? Will they like it?...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
What Happens at the Campground...
...becomes rich story material for Maine author Tamra Wight 's Cooper and Packrat series. Today marks the release of Mystery of...
Friday, October 6, 2017
Author Visit: Writing Workshop with Linda Urban
I sit at a table in my classroom, side by side with my students. Our workspace is layered with notebooks and index cards and black Flair ...
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