Cute, but what else do I need? You be the judge.

Book Review: Yes Day! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal Please keep in mind that I consider books as teaching tools, especially children's books. I look for one's that offer teachable moments and morality questions that could stimulate discussion. This one could, but I'm not sure it would be obvious to the students. The illustrations are cute.The … Continue reading Cute, but what else do I need? You be the judge.

A Child is a Wonderful Adventure

Book Review: Silly Wonderful Your by Sherri Duskey Rinker Simply beautiful!!!Love, love, love!!! A great story to read to your kid, especially after one of those special days when being tired is just understating it. I wish I had this book to read my daughter when she and I became a family of two. It … Continue reading A Child is a Wonderful Adventure

A Child’s Precious View of Empathy

Book Review: Go To Sleep, Mom! by Mary Eakin The illustrations are beautiful.The moral is adorable!The teachable content is very clever... * *I've recently learned the benefits of not over explaining things and limiting instructions, or leading questions during my maker lab lessons. The benefit is that my students do their own thing and more … Continue reading A Child’s Precious View of Empathy

When Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Iā€™m about to tell you a story of a very special person who probably will be a little embarrassed to know Iā€™m telling it. You see, she does what she does out of a love and compassion that is inspirational to me. This genuine kindness is the happiness story Iā€™m compelled to tell today. Every … Continue reading When Actions Speak Louder Than Words