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Spring “Reading” in 2014

Fats here. When Carrie Gelson launched the #MustReadin2014 Reading Challenge last January, we thought it was a great idea to join since it coincides with our Check Off Your Reading List (CORL2014) Challenge. Both are awesome ways to catch up on our reading and go through our TBR pile one book at a time. I […]

[Multicultural Children's Book Day] Issues and Class Discussion

Myra here. I am excited to join Multicultural Children’s Book Day hosted by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into a Book and Mia Wenjen from Pragmatic Mom. This is particularly timely since I am teaching a new course entitled Using Multicultural Children’s Books to Promote Socio-emotional Learning offered to higher-degree students who are taking their Masters or their PhD in our institution (National […]

Sharing the Sunshine Blogger Challenge – A Much Delayed Post

Myra here. We’ve been tagged by not just one, but two of our blogging friends to join this game called Sharing the Sunshine Blogger Challenge. Here’s how it works: Acknowledge the nominating blogger.
 Share 11 random facts about yourself.
 Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you.
 List 11 bloggers.  They should […]

Monday Reading: An Oliver Jeffers Special for New Year’s Eve – A Star, A Moose, A Penguin, and Water all Around

HAPPY NEW YEAR, DEAREST FRIENDS! One of our definite blogging highlights for the year is joining this vibrant meme called It’s Monday, What are You Reading hosted by Jen and Kellee from Teach Mentor Texts (and brainchild of Sheila at BookJourney). Two of our blogging friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have inspired us to join this vibrant meme. […]

An Ode to Islands and Beaches: Four Water-themed Picture Books

I still have quite a lot of water-themed picture books that I borrowed from the library, and I shall attempt to review as many as I could until end of the year. I have grouped them into themes/categories and these four glorious picture books celebrate islands and beaches and waves. I hope you find them […]