We want our students to be determined and hard-working individuals who persevere when things get more challenging. When a student has a growth mindset, he believes he can improve with hard work and effort. When a student has a fixed mindset, he sets limits on his abilities and will not take on new challenges because he fears he might fail…. Read More
As teachers, we want our students to be kind to others. Books can help us send the message that kindness is important and something we value. Through these books, we can show students how to see the good in others, how to be there for other people, how to help others feel included, how to be kind even when it… Read More
Wordless picture books are not just for your non-readers. In fact, they can sometimes be more difficult because they require a reader to dig deeper and use higher level thinking skills. Wordless picture books allow opportunities to observe, ask questions, make inferences, draw conclusions, and more! Here are some of my favorite wordless picture books for kids. You can… Read More
Even if the snow doesn’t fall over your town this year, you can bring the snow to life with some great snow books for kids. Here are some books about snow that are sure to warm the hearts of your students all winter long. You can click on any of the covers below to learn more about each book. we… Read More
January may not bring Antarctic temperatures your way, but that shouldn’t stop you from reading about penguins. Here are some of my favorite penguin books for kids. I have included some great nonfiction choices along with some fun fictional characters, too! Throughout this post I have included links to each penguin book. You can click on book covers to learn… Read More
When the temperatures drop, it’s time to snuggle up under a warm blanket with a good book. Check out my winter reading list to find out what books I’m reading next.