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Sharing A Love of Patricia Polacco: For The Love Of Autumn

Happy Friday TRT/OG friends! I hope you enjoyed Mentor Monday this week. We had some wonderful book suggestions. At the end of that post, I spoke of a very special project pulled together by some talented teacher bloggers.¬†Lessons From The Heart is an¬†exclusive ebook¬†created for the month of February, ¬†and it can be all¬†yours! Collectively,…

Mentor Monday Linky 2/3/14: Making Inferences, And…A Very Special Treat!

Welcome to the third week of Mentor Monday! This week¬†we’ll focus on mentor texts for teaching the reading comprehension strategy, making inferences. This is a tough strategy for some kids to grasp. You need just the right picture book to model it, especially for first timers. I made this collage back in the Fall for…

Hosting A Movie Screening

It’s been a long term goal of mine to host a free movie screening of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia. That day came last Saturday January 25, 2014! Thanks to several organizations, a supportive State Representative from Massachusetts¬†and an amazing, local, non-profit organization, I was able to pull this off. Here are some pictures from…