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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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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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Celebrate all writing!

Celebrate all writing!

I loved the message my grandson left on our fridge over the holidays.  He’s a beginning reader and doing quite well at […]

Jan 19, 2015     No Comments
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How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

Liz Atack, our program manager, wrote an article about how puppets power literacy at the Nashville Public Library for  School Library […]

Jan 12, 2015     No Comments
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Put on Your Slippers and Slow Down

Put on Your Slippers and Slow Down

At the end of a busy day, you might find yourself looking for the shortest possible story to read to […]

Jan 5, 2015     No Comments
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Apps for Kids?

Apps for Kids?

A question a lot of parents face today is, “Should my child be using apps?” There seem to be hundreds […]

Dec 29, 2014     No Comments
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Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

This article by our own Liz Atack, 2014 Toyota Teacher of the Year, is reprinted from the Nashville Moms Blog. A […]

Dec 22, 2014     No Comments
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