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Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho Lesson Plan and Google Activities [Video] in 2021. Encourage Self-Love with Eyes that Kiss in the Corners - The Classroom Bookshelf. Eyes that Kiss in the Corners Written by Johanna Ho Illustrated by Dung Ho Published by HarperCollins Children’s , 2021 Grades K-5 Book Review “Some people have eyes like sapphire lagoons with lashes like lace trim on ballgowns, sweeping their cheeks as they twirl.

Encourage Self-Love with Eyes that Kiss in the Corners - The Classroom Bookshelf

National Library Week. National Library Week 2021: Welcome to Your Library The theme for National Library Week (April 4-10, 2021), “Welcome to Your Library,” promotes the idea that libraries extend far beyond the four walls of a building – and that everyone is welcome to use their services.

National Library Week

Choosing Not To Highlight Dr Seuss Books Is Not Censorship. A librarian and intellectual freedom advocate on Dr.

Choosing Not To Highlight Dr Seuss Books Is Not Censorship

Seuss, library policies, and cancel culture. Many books by well-known and beloved authors are problematic due to racist imagery or stereotypes, as librarians and educators have long been aware. Examples include the “Little House on the Prairie” books, as well as the “Dr. Dolittle,” “Peter Pan,” and “The Indian in the Cupboard” series. Authors may also be problematic due to personal behavior and publicly expressed beliefs—authors such as Roald Dahl, J.K. Recently, Dr. Educator s Full Guide to Epic. Black History & Culture activities for Grades K-2. News Literacy Resources for Classrooms. A best-of-the-best collection of resources for teaching and learning about news literacy.

News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

News literacy is a subset of media literacy focused on helping people process and understand news media messages, to locate more factual and credible information, and to think critically about what counts as news. News literacy is also about recognizing that quality, credible, independent news and journalism are critical components of any free and democratic society.

News and politics have been reshaped by social media and 24-hours news entertainment. As a result, there's a lot of crossover between what we think of as news literacy, media literacy, and digital citizenship. In this collection, you'll find hand-picked, regularly updated resources to help you better understand and practice news literacy. Black History & Culture activities for Grades K-2. Your Name is a Song Video — The Innovation Press. Remember: The Journey to School Integration. Title: Remember: The Journey to School IntegrationAuthor: Toni Morrison Recommended for ages 8-10, grades 3-5.

Remember: The Journey to School Integration

Purchase here! ($13)For lesson plans. (click "View Printable") Educator Dashboard. Sway. News Literacy Resources for Classrooms. A best-of-the-best collection of resources for teaching and learning about news literacy.

News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

News literacy is a subset of media literacy focused on helping people process and understand news media messages, to locate more factual and credible information, and to think critically about what counts as news. News literacy is also about recognizing that quality, credible, independent news and journalism are critical components of any free and democratic society.

Educator Dashboard. Backward Design: The Basics. Four Research-Based Strategies Every Teacher Should be Using. The Gay History of America’s Classic Children’s Books. That delicacy, for Marshall as for many of the others, was a stopgap solution to the existential problem of the closet: How do you grow up when you cannot fully and genuinely present yourself as an adult?

The Gay History of America’s Classic Children’s Books

(In deference to his mother, Marshall’s 1992 obituary omitted his longtime partner — and listed a brain tumor as the cause of death instead of complications from AIDS.) Even the gloomy Jeremiah of children’s literature whom Marshall lovingly called Morose Sendak was too cowed by his parents to come out publicly until long after both were dead.

You can feel the crosscutting energies of that conflict at the wild heart of his greatest works, which are full of rage at punitive elders but also a grudging respect, because their restrictiveness is what forces the child’s imagination to flower. Nor is that imagination asexual; Mickey, the stark naked hero of “In the Night Kitchen,” is baked into a cake batter by three adult men. Such winks may be useful in distracting adults. DLDay2021 October Challenge: Strength - Digital Learning Day. During this time of social distancing, connecting and collaborating virtually have become priorities for most of us—and a lifeline for many.

DLDay2021 October Challenge: Strength - Digital Learning Day

In countless ways, mandated isolation actually has brought us closer together as we find creative ways to foster professional learning networks (PLNs) by finding and following pertinent topics, reach out to others for recommendations and resources, and lean on our colleagues and mentors. The strength of community is in the connection. This month, we’re focusing on strengthening our connections and PLNs through social media platforms. Together, we’ll build a network of like-minded educators committed to being better, stronger, and reflective, every day and everywhere. Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Copyright & Creativity : K-12 Teaching Resources on Copyright and Fair Use.

Educational Resources & Activities for Kids Ages 3 - 5. When your preschooler is at home, they need to be kept busy!

Educational Resources & Activities for Kids Ages 3 - 5

From reading guides to our collection of Brightly Storytime videos, there’s something here to keep every little reader occupied — no matter if you’re looking to further their learning or just keep them engaged for a little while. Entertaining your kids all day long can be challenging, so we hope these resources can help! Exploring the world of Latinx YA, MG, & children's literature. Remote Learning Lessons PreK to 4th Grade. Let me start by saying I have never been a remote learning teacher before.

Remote Learning Lessons PreK to 4th Grade

This is not something that I have taken a class on or claim to be an expert in. Teaching elementary age students in this setting is completely new territory for me like so many others. I am following the guidelines set forth by my school while working to teach my curriculum, support classroom teachers, and most importantly care for my students. With that being said my school began using remote learning on Tuesday, March 17 with students from preschool through 12th grade. A few things you might be wondering: Lesson Plans for Remote Learning for Knowledge Quest Blog Post. K-1 Free Library Printables, Online Games, and More. Picture Book Read Alouds by the authors. Audio recordings of The Folger Shakespeare. The Folger Shakespeare Library and our publishing partner, Simon & Schuster Audio, hope you enjoy these excerpts from our audio performances of Shakespeare’s plays.

These productions were performed by the professional actors of Folger Theatre, in consultation with the editors of The Folger Shakespeare. The Folger Shakespeare audiobooks are available on a wide variety of audiobook platforms. A Digital Librarian's Survival Toolkit by Awesome School Librarians. Copyright-CopyWrong. The Educators' Lean and Mean No FAT Guide to Fair Use By Hall Davidson You can't afford to ignore the law, but neither can you afford to overlook the needs of your students. The good news for educators heading into a new millennium is that abiding by--and helping to shape--fair use copyright principles and guidelines is really not that difficult. For help, read on. Is it legal for students to use copyrighted clips from videos, CDs, or the Internet to create multimedia reports?

These are the sorts of questions that abound in technology-rich schools today. 5 Minute Librarian. Book Character Pumpkin Parade. Project to Build Students’ Media Literacy. Apr 15, 2020 2020-04-15 Digital Learning • Learning Support MediaWise is a nonprofit, nonpartisan project from the Poynter Institute empowering people of all ages to be more critical consumers of content online. The program teaches young people nationwide key digital literacy skills to spot misinformation and disinformation so they can make decisions based on facts, not fiction. More than half of the students participating in the program come from underserved or low-income communities. The Joyful Teacher Librarian. In 2015 I obtained my Library Media Specialist certificate through the ACES ARCLMS program and am currently working as a middle school teacher librarian at Bristow Middle School in West Hartford, Connecticut. The decision to leave the classroom and enter this field was somewhat unplanned but has turned out to be the job I was always meant to do.

Audio Books for Dyslexia & Learning Disabilities. Video Series That Encourages Young People to Tell Their Own Stories. May 01, 2020 2020-05-01 Digital Learning • Learning Support Recently appointed National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress, young adult author Jason Reynolds is bringing his storytelling to students virtually through videos and newsletters as part of his “GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story Program.” Reynolds is committed to empowering young writers—particularly writers of color—to tell their own stories, which is part of the goal behind his new video series.

Twice a week on the Library of Congress website (and social media), Reynolds is posting videos with writing prompts and creativity-boosting activities. The videos will be up on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. throughout May. Gifts in King Catalog. 9 Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens. We live in a weird, wild, and fascinating world. The challenge, however, is getting our kids to read about it. It’s a strange dilemma. While I completely understand why a young person might prefer to read about a rogue tween wizard as opposed to James K. Polk, the 11th U.S. President, there are just so many nonfiction stories out there that will make their developing jaws drop in awe. Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: The First Rule of Punk. Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves.

If you ask most parents, we’ll probably tell you that we want our kids to know who they are and to love themselves. Because it’s both, right? The Best Nonfiction Books for Toddlers. When you hear “informational books for toddlers,” do you picture a tiny human with a disproportionately giant encyclopedia perched on his or her lap? Don’t! Session Videos - Global EdTech Academy. 2020: The All-New Flipgrid — Flipgrid. Exploring Secondary Books and Authors. Middle Grade Books Both You and Your Tween Can Enjoy. There’s no question that this sudden isolation is hard on everyone. The Wired Educator Podcast: WEP 161: The Most Important Ingredient of Remote Learning.

In this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast, I do want to discuss the single most important ingredient in remote learning, but first and foremost, I want to check in with you! How are you doing? I hope this episode can bring you some comfort and hope. School Library Journal. Picture Book Read Alouds by the authors themselves. AASL Digest Special Edition: COVID-19. Remote Learning for Libraries. Library Journal. The Big List of Children's Book Writers Doing Virtual Author Activities.

For Librarians - Supporting ELLs Through the School Library. Resources for Building a School Garden. English Language Learners. Why Use ELL Content Picture Packs. Virtual Trips, Museum Visits, and Web Cams. Podcast Delivering Five Minutes of Poetry Once a Day. 80 Young Adult Audiobooks That You Need to Listen to. Not to be dramatic, but whoever said that listening to audiobooks doesn’t count as real reading is due for a reality check. Audiobooks have completely changed the reading game, and every member of Team Epic Reads is so thankful for them.

They’re the perfect way to disconnect and tune the world out, even when your eyes get tired and especially when you’re feeling overwhelmed. 12 Dope Black Painters You Should Know - Melanin Is Life. Reinforcing, Reminding, and Redirecting. Wisconsin crochet prodigy Jonah Larson to release autobiography. Strategies for Getting Students Back on Track. Library Journal. Media. Building a Schoolwide Culture of Reading - edWeb edWebinar. Ask an Editor: 4 Books Like Harry Potter. Edwebet106 - News Literacy for 2020. Talking to students about Coronavirus. The Big List of Children's Book Writers Doing Virtual Author Activities. Brightly Storytime: Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag. 8 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids from Reading. 7 Picture Books and Classroom Activities to Introduce the Importance of Names. Banned & Challenged Books Every Tween and Teen Should Read. Building a Schoolwide Culture of Reading - edWeb edWebinar.

7 Books About Kindness for Teens. 10 wordless books to teach story telling. 11 Books About Kindness for Kids Ages 3-5. For Librarians - Supporting ELLs Through the School Library. Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: Mood Meter Overview. (901) Pinterest. Top 10 Read Alouds for Elementary STEM - Teach Outside the Box. Classroom Noise Monitor Apps That Teachers Will Love. Reinforcing, Reminding, and Redirecting. Get a donation boost on tech projects at eligible schools, thanks to Verizon – Help Center. Your EdTech Questions. Consequences That Teach Better Behavior (Instead of Punish) – Heidi Songs. Reading Surveys - Classroom Freebies. One Star Review, Guess Who? (#99) Engaging Parents and Families.

Fall for Fantastic Books: An October Reading Challenge for Kids. Readbrightly. Everyone Has Invisible Bias. This Lesson Shows Students How to Recognize It. Eight Project-Based Learning Activities for Your School Library. ISKME's School Librarian OER Curation Framework. OER Testimonials. OER Commons. A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources.