Another interesting historical tidbit that will hopefully inspire the desire to learn more. I received a lot of positive feedback about the Mad Hatter post so I thought I would hurry up and do another one. I am an animal person. Being a librarian, I kind of have to be a cat person. It’s a … Continue reading Black Cats & the Black Death
Finally! It's ready for sale, on Amazon.com. Early Literacy Starts with You! is my eBook that 1) explains why early literacy education is so important. 2) Gives you a better idea of our education system today and why we need to he;p our students at home. 3) Tips and tricks to get your child interested and … Continue reading Early Literacy Starts with You!
I am currently getting information together for a program I want to do next year to help local parents, teachers, grandparents, whomever, help to promote literacy at home. Below is one week worth of ideas to help you: Things to do at home throughout the month to help improve literacy: Monday- Make a grocery list … Continue reading Learning at home: A week’s worth
One of the greatest things I have been able to do as a librarian (and a parent) is to learn the many perks of reading out loud to your kids. It's pushed on almost all parenting websites, articles, magazines, etc etc, but it's pushed so much you may start to just pass over the articles … Continue reading Reading books out loud- not just for babies
I overheard a teacher talking the other day that she has had students start Pre-K and not know their colors. There are so many fun little things to do with your kids to get some basic knowledge instilled into them early on. Christmas is here! Well, it's on its way, so I made one of … Continue reading Learning colors