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Where Have All The Summer Reading Lists Gone? Long Time Going…

Just mention S.R.L to a returning student, and you're bound to get a plethora of mixed reactions. Some students will proudly state, "Oh I loved the books!" Then, they'll proceed to go into great detail about how much they've read. Others will avoid teachers like the plague, hoping they (the teachers) will forget they ever distributed them. And then, there are my favorites. The ones [...]

Where Have All The Summer Reading Lists Gone? Long Time Going…

Just mention S.R.L to a returning student, and you're bound to get a plethora of mixed reactions. Some students will proudly state, "Oh I loved the books!" Then, they'll proceed to go into great detail about how much they've read. Others will avoid teachers like the plague, hoping they (the teachers) will forget they ever distributed them. And then, there are my favorites. The ones [...]

Meet Annie Donwerth Chikamatsu From Here and There Japan Blog

Meet Annie Donwerth Chikamatsu From Here and There Japan Blog

Meet Annie Donwerth Chikamatsu From Here and There Japan Blog

Meet Annie Donwerth Chikamatsu From Here and There Japan Blog

Learning About Japan Through A Blog

Annie (Elizabeth) Donwerth Chikamatsu is a member of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Tokyo Chapter).  She is also a former ESL teacher, an avid photographer and currently writes the blog, Here and There Japan…a blog especially for kids.  Here and There Japan has been recognized by  Susan Sedro an educator who writes Adventures in Educational Blogging,  Anne [...]

Learning About Japan Through A Blog

Annie (Elizabeth) Donwerth Chikamatsu is a member of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Tokyo Chapter).  She is also a former ESL teacher, an avid photographer and currently writes the blog, Here and There Japan…a blog especially for kids.  Here and There Japan has been recognized by  Susan Sedro an educator who writes Adventures in Educational Blogging,  Anne [...]

Patricia Polacco email request

***Update*** Ahhhh! I found it. Here are a series of videos with Patricia  Polacco sharing her family stories, as well as other famous author videos along the Reading Rockets' side bar. I received this email today…. Amy,   I am looking for a movie about Patricia Polacco where she talks about her life as an author [...]

Patricia Polacco email request

***Update*** Ahhhh! I found it. Here are a series of videos with Patricia  Polacco sharing her family stories, as well as other famous author videos along the Reading Rockets' side bar. I received this email today…. Amy,   I am looking for a movie about Patricia Polacco where she talks about her life as an author [...]