Emotions and Learning

Emotions and Learning

Teachers and parents can tell you – when a child is frustrated, angry or dismayed - this is not a good […]

Feb 26, 2015     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Gathering Data Through All the Senses

Habits of Mind: Gathering Data Through All the Senses

“If you will look carefully, Listen carefully, You will find a lot of things carefully. Look … and listen.” -Mr. […]

Feb 23, 2015     No Comments
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Exploding shapes!

Exploding shapes!

What happens when a square explodes?  A fountain?  A flower?  A bow tie?  The following books ask the question–what can […]

Feb 19, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Joyce Sidman

Author Focus: Joyce Sidman

Because it’s winter, and I’ve been snuggling under a warm blanket reading poetry, the author focus this month is about the pasionate […]

Feb 16, 2015     No Comments
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The Writing Center Challenge

The Writing Center Challenge

One of my co-workers challenged me to create a learning center for under $3.00.  I decided to start by going through […]

Feb 12, 2015     No Comments
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The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

Sometimes the perfect book for the child in your life is right on the library’s bookshelves, just waiting to be […]

Feb 9, 2015     No Comments
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Dean Schneider and Robin Smith: Good Advice for Parents

Dean Schneider and Robin Smith: Good Advice for Parents

Dean Schneider and Robin Smith were here at the library not long ago. They both teach at Ensworth School in Nashville, however I know […]

Feb 5, 2015     No Comments
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Caldicott Winners Announced

Caldicott Winners Announced

This morning the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children was awarded at the American […]

Feb 2, 2015     No Comments
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February Brings Legomania!

February Brings Legomania!

  It’s time to get those creative juices flowing. February brings Nashville Public Library’s annual LEGO® contest! This competition invites children and adults (in […]

Feb 2, 2015     No Comments
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Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

  Tuesday, January 27th was Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Day, and so we focus on diversity today. Sharon Draper, author of many […]

Jan 29, 2015     No Comments
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