Teach It Forward - Bookology Magazine https://www.bookologymagazine.com Children's Literature Wed, 04 Mar 2020 15:30:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 69996714 My Word for the New Year https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/word_year/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/word_year/#comments Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:00:08 +0000 https://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=21029

As in past years, in lieu of a New Year’s resolution, I’ve chosen a single word to frame the year ahead. There are numerous websites and blogs that celebrate this idea. This is my favorite. The following sentiment from the site really sums it up beautifully; My One Word replaces broken promises with a vision for real change.more ]]>
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“I love that you always find a bookstore!” https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/love_bookstore/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/love_bookstore/#respond Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:39:15 +0000 https://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=20595

After posting photos on Facebook of a recent trip to Chicago, my friend Joanne posted the above comment. My heart soared a bit, knowing that my passion for books and bookstores garnered such a lovely, positive observation. It’s no secret that just about anytime I find myself traipsing through a new town, I am eager to check out the local bookstore.… more ]]>
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Pass the Ps Please – an Evening with Dav Pilkey https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/pass_the_ps/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/pass_the_ps/#comments Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:00:53 +0000 https://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=20091

Positivity, practice and persistence… a powerful approach to overcoming a multitude of challenges and unbelievably bad school experiences. The one and only, Dav Pilkey, shared several heartfelt stories to inspire kids (and adults) during his recent stop in St. Paul as part of his “Dog Man, Do Good Tour.” With humor and vulnerability, Dav explained that as a kid with both ADHD and dyslexia, reading was anything but pleasant.… more ]]>
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Ask Me About … My Amazing Students! https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/askme/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/askme/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:45:45 +0000 https://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=19872

New year. New grade level. Same classroom filled with same amazing kids from last year (along with several lovely new additions). Just wrapped up the seventh day of school and the same question keeps running through my mind… how did I get so lucky? “Looping” (moving up a grade level) with a class that you absolutely adore from the year before is pretty much like winning the “teacher lottery.”… more ]]>
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Successful https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/successful/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/successful/#respond Wed, 01 May 2019 21:10:54 +0000 https://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=19583

Success. Thesaurus.com offers more than fifty synonyms for the word “success”… accomplishment, fame, happiness, progress, triumph, and victory all have a place on the list. With testing hysteria making the rounds in schools and classrooms everywhere, the definition of success as it relates to reading, has likely weighed heavily on the minds and hearts of many teachers.… more ]]>
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