Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo WillemsThis is one of my favorite books to use with first grade students. Since it is a Caldecott Honor book, I use it to begin a lesson about the Caldecott Medal. The best thing about it all (besides the fact that it is a hilarious story), is that the pigeon is very easy to draw. So
So, I’ve decided that this is the year that I will embark on the adventure of working toward my National Board Certification in Library Media. I’ve been interested in becoming certified since I first heard about the process many years ago when I was teaching first grade. I had heard that the time commitment and work load is comparable to getting your master’s and life
Well, I didn’t realize that I had already completed Lesson 2 by setting up this blog and responding to the 7 1/2 Habits lesson! I’m looking forward to Lesson 3 on RSS. I am also looking forward to discovering possibilities for using a blog as an elementary school librarian. Here are some good elementary library blogs for me to refer to later when I need
I am heading out of town tomorrow for the big town of Rapid City, SD! We are going to watch some Senators baseball and visit the in-laws, who are meeting us there. I promise to do Lesson 2 as soon as I return!!!Books I’m bringing: Life on the Refrigerator Door, To Dance, The Homework Machine, and The Year of the Dog.
Today I watched the slideshow about The 7 1/2 Habits of Lifelong Learners. I have to say that the most difficult habit for me is #3 Viewing problems as challenges. I often have a tendency to use a problem as an excuse to give up on something. So – I need to work on that! The easiest habit for me is #2 Accept responsibility for