It All Started With A Book Talk

The purpose of a book talk is to share your feelings on a book, and hopefully encourage others to consider reading it. Earlier this year, on of my students book talked Sharon Creech’s Saving Winslow. I had no idea that so much magic would come from that one book talk.

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The Books My Students Are Reading | October 2018

I am always fascinated by what I notice when I take all of the books my students are reading, and look at them together. Yesterday, I had my students put their current book on a table in our classroom before they headed to gym. In the video below, you’ll find my thoughts on the amazing books my kids are reading.

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Talking About Reading Levels | Game Changer! Video

Talking about reading levels tends to get a lot of people riled up. Donalyn Miller and I spent a lot of time sharing our thoughts on the topic in our book Game Changer! You can get a little taste of our reading levels opinions in the latest game changer video.

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It Takes A Village | Game Changer!

Raising readers takes a village. The more people we have working towards growing the reading lives of a child, the more likely that child will become a reader. In the latest Game Changer video, Donalyn Miller and I discuss the importance of teachers, librarians, and parents working together to help readers flourish.

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Our Classroom Libraries Need to Reflect What It Looks Like to be a Reader | Game Changer!

Our classrooms and school libraries should evolve to meet the needs of the readers we serve. In this video, Donalyn Miller and I talk about the importance of have a school and classroom library that reflects the readers we have in our schools and our classrooms.

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