Sunday, April 28, 2013

Children's Choice Book Awards

Children's Book Week is coming, May 13-19, 2013. Kids can vote on the Children's Choice Book Awards, in categories for K-2, 3-4, 5-6, and Teens. There's also a place for teachers, parents, and librarians to vote. Maybe you haven't had a chance to read the new books published in 2012. You might like go look at the lists of winner from 2008-12 (and nominees from 2011-12) to find other good books to check out.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Zombie-Based Learning

A Bellevue middle-school teacher has created a curriculum to teach geography standards using a zombie story, complete with a zombie comic book. How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse? Learn Geography, KPLU, April 10, 2013. Now that takes brains!

Thursday, April 4, 2013 for SAT prep

A  former English teacher who now tutors juniors preparing for the SAT tells how helpful she and her students find
"My Students Make Time for", blog, September 17, 2012.