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A Time for Giving (and receiving!) December 1, 2012

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Looking for new literacy activities for the classroom? Check out Teacher Created Materials’ December Every Day Giveaway promotion. They are giving away free lessons, readers, and vocabulary cards. Visit the link above to register online. Offer expires December 31, 2012.

Summer Book Study Opportunity June 15, 2012

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Interested in learning more about implementing The Daily 5 and CAFE into your classroom literacy time? Visit We Read, We Blog, We Teach to learn about their summer book study and sign up to be part of the fun.

Learn from the Best March 22, 2012

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Favorite Authors March 3, 2012

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In honor of the upcoming World Read Aloud Day, here’s a list of some of my favorite children’s authors with links to their websites:

Chris Van Allsburg

 

Avi

 

Jan Brett

 

Eric Carle

 

Beverly Cleary

 

Tomie dePaola

 

Kate DiCamillo

 

Mem Fox

 

Kevin Henkes

 

Lucy Maud Montgomery

 

Patricia Polacco

 

For more resources, check out my post from last year.

Happy Reading!

changing the world… one book at a time February 17, 2012

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World Read Aloud Day: March 7, 2012

What are you going to do to celebrate?

TCM’s “Year of the Teacher” giveaway January 2, 2012

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Teacher Created Materials is giving away free ebooks during the month of January. Click here for more information.

Classics Illustrated Comic Books December 30, 2011

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Looking for ways to expand your classroom library to meet the needs and interests of all your readers? Visit¬†Tom’s Place CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED COMIC BOOKS collection and see the stories of Paul Bunyan, A Tale of Two Cities, Moby Dick, and many other classics come to life.

Because learning should never end…. November 19, 2011

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have teamed up to provide free professional development webinars for teachers. Join in to learn more about helping struggling readers, using safe social media in the classroom, vocabulary and ELLs, and more.

Research Based Resources October 6, 2011

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Check out this site  for a variety of educational resources for the classroom and professional resources for you: webinars, book study guides, activities, and more await.

Until December 31st, they are offering a 10% discount on online orders. Use offer code E11NSEP.

Making History Come Alive September 23, 2011

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Join the live webcast on October 26 to hear from the Dear American authors and learn more about how they incorporate real events into their stories. Discussion guides, student activities, and other resources are available here.