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Children’s Book Review: Eraser By Anna Kang

ERASER By: Anna Kang Illustrated by: Christopher Weyant Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   Eraser is tired of being the clean-up crew at school. Pencil is so sharp. Cobalt is cool. Everyone loves Tape and Glue because they can make anything stick. Then Marker tells Eraser she can’t come to the science…
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Children’s Book Review: Eppie the Elephant By Livingstone Crouse

EPPIE THE ELEPHANT (Who Was Allergic to Peanuts) By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Steve Brown Published: August 7, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Fiction   Food allergies are becoming more and more common and schools are making accommodations to make sure children with allergies are safe. Some schools are going completely “nut free” like our school or…
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Children’s Book Review: It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! By Lindsay Ward

IT’S SHOW AND TELL, DEXTER! A Dexter T. Rexter Book By: Lindsay Ward Illustrated by: Lindsay Ward Published: July 17, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction/Picture Book   I don’t remember show and tell day from when I was a kid, but I do remember it as a parent. It is a stressful day and night…
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Children’s Book Review: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

WHAT IF EVERYBODY SAID THAT? By: Ellen Javernick Illustrated by: Colleen Madden Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   As the school year is about to begin here, this book is an excellent reminder of how we should treat others and how we want to be treated. No one likes to be left…
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Children’s Book Review: Code 7 By Bryan R. Johnson

CODE 7 Cracking the Code for an Epic Life By: Bryan R. Johnson Published: August 21, 2017 Publisher: Candy Wrapper Inc. Fiction This upper-elementary/middle-grade novel offers inspiration for kids on what it means to inspire others. Through seven chapters, you are introduced to various students and scenarios at Flint Hill Elementary School. Each chapter involves students…
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Children’s Book Review: Two Books to Get Your Child Ready for School

KISSES FOR KINDERGARTEN By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Macky Pamintuan Published: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Picture Book Stella Isabella Harden has decided she doesn’t need to go to school. She can get everything that she would learn at Kindergarten by staying home and playing school with her dog Buster. Stella and Buster…
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Children’s Book Week – B is for Breakdancing Bear Sticker Activity Book

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!  The 98th anniversary of Children’s…
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World Teachers’ Day with Grammarly

The most important person in a child’s life besides a parent/grandparent/guardian is a teacher. Teachers spend the majority of the day with your child. Teachers are introducing concepts to your child beyond reading and math, like social skills, time management, and hard work. Those skills are just as important as anything they will learn in…
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Bennett’s KCRG TV9 Interview

Yesterday, KCRG TV9 News came out to do a story at our school. We are one of the few districts in the state that offers WiFi on our school buses. Because we have such a large district that travels over several hundred miles, kids can be on the bus for an hour or more each…
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A Reluctant Reader No Longer

As a substitute teacher, I come in and do my job and leave. Even though I know most of the kids and am able to keep track of their school progress and social life, I feel like I really don’t make much of an impact. I basically check in, do my job, and go home.…
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