What sheer joy it is to host my very dear friend Colby Sharp today. Not only is Colby the dearest man I know, he is the Nerdiest. (and I mean that in the nicest way). I am so pleased he agreed to play along with my Teacher Tuesday quiz. Colby, please fill in the blank:  You should… Read more »

Thank you to new friend Emily Bechstein, a 3/4 teacher from Michigan, for playing along on the Teacher Tuesday quiz today. Here are her great answers! Emily, please fill in the blank: You should never read and (blank) at the same time. You should never read and talk at the same time! If you were invited… Read more »

What an honor that THE Mr. Schu has agreed to play along with my Teacher Tuesday quiz. He is one amazing librarian and, along with the equally amazing Colby Sharp and Donalyn Miller, has created the Nerdy Book Club,  and forever changed the face of children’s literature. Love you, Mr. Schu! So, please, fill in the blank:… Read more »

Today’s guest is Nora Galvin, a Literacy Specialist for an elementary school in Massachusetts. She is one of my Twitter friends, agreeing to play the Teacher Tuesday quiz after I put out a plea. What a trouper she is! Okay,  Nora, you know the drill. The first question: Please fill in the blank: You should never… Read more »

Throwback Thursday. . .sort of

When I was growing up, “like a girl” was an insult. But nowadays, who wouldn’t want to throw like Mo’Ne Davis, run like Mary Cain, or use her brain cells like Deepika Kurup? Girls can do so many amazing things, which is why I am celebrating April with a Girl Power Giveaway: you can win… Read more »