Wonderful things can be accomplished when people come together! In this moving story, a king banishes anyone who looks different than him and builds a wall to keep them away. Soon, he sees that without people with various types of talents and expertise, his kingdom can no longer flourish. Realizing his mistake, he orders the wall to be knocked down so he can meet and thank all the talented people that make the community beautiful.
Looking for a change of pace during this CRAZY spring season? My students and I absolutely LOVE Book Clubs! They are a great way to keep things academic, while taking a bit of a break from your usual reading routines. I typically do Book Clubs during the weeks of statewide testing.
Spring is just around the corner, and that means the beginning of the research semester where multiple grade levels will begin some form of research project. I always enjoyed this process in the classroom with 22 students and LOTS of parent helpers. It’s not quite as manageable in the library without my library aide (Oh,... Read more
Are you teaching your students about growth mindset? These books by Kobi Yamada are perfect for helping students understand how to reframe issues. What Do You Do With and Idea and What Do You Do With a Problem are an easy-to-use, brilliant resource for your classroom!