Friday, March 28, 2014

Some great book titles to share with your Advisory kids . . .

Product DetailsWhoopi's Big Book of Manners (Whoopi Goldberg)

Mr. Peabody's Apples (Madonna) Mr. Peabody's Apples

Golden RuleThe Golden Rule (Ilene Cooper)

The Honest-to-Goodness Truth (Patricia McKissack)

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Committee for Children

Our vision: Safe children thriving in a peaceful world

A great site for all sorts of things to promote children's social and emotional development. 
Check it out . . . Committee for Children

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Middle School Advisory: How to Begin

Here's a great book to help get you started as well =

Seven pages that describe how to get students feeling connected and get them talking during a middle school advisory program (suggested for grades 5-8). Serious topics, thought-provoking questions, and fun games/activities that can be used in the classroom to bond your students together... and provide a lot of insight to any teacher! 

Face to Face Advisories coverHere's a book to help as well . . . 

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Literacy Week - February 24-28, 2014

Literacy Week was capped by visits from author Ty Drago and illustrator Victor Stabin, along with Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) and a wonderful 5/6 Social 7/8 Dance. 
Thanks to the SV Foundation for Educational Innovation  for  a great week!