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Chapel Hill Snippets · 3d ago

"Like, Not Like"---Core Vocabulary Book to Print

Happy Summer everyone!  High temperature in NC today is predicted to be 100, so it's time to head to Canada, which I'll be doing in 5 days.  Are any of you readers from the Maritime Province...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2W ago

Small moments

I've been relishing my time off!  Nothing beats retirement! Except looking forward to a wonderful part time job working with some exceptional kids (see previous blog post). Anyway, this past...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 3W ago

The Fork in the Road

Retirement didn't last long for me.  Those of you who read my blog may remember that I retired last January after 24 years in the same elementary school. photographer    What you may not kno...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2M ago

New Voices Foundation--Lara Jane Parker Award Recipients

Last month, I had the privilege of being part of the Lara Jane Parker Awards ceremony.  As a previous recipient of this award, I introduced a new winner, and enjoyed the warmth and comerader...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2M ago

FREE Father's Day Interactive Book

Mother's Day is in two days, but let's not forget about Dad!  His special day is outside of a typical school year, but if you are not in school then, celebrate early!This is an interactive b...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2M ago

"It's Raining"---Free Interactive Book

I recently went to a workshop run by Karen Erickson.  There is not enough space on this page to list all of her skills and accomplishments, but please look up her various projects here.  The...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2M ago

Wedding

If you ever want a beautiful site for a wedding, venture down to Hilton Head Island.  We just had one!  Yes, this is my lovely daughter, back from the Peace Corps (almost two years ago), now...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 3M ago

Mother's Day Interactive Book and Craft

Here's a very affordable, fun little packet for Mother's Day (which will be here before you know it!).This is a language/literacy pack to go with Mother’s Day. This packet is meant for the m...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 4M ago

Green Eggs and Ham Companion Pack

Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr Seuss is a pretty awesome poem.  It builds as it goes, and my students memorized the lines. It's only written with 50 words, many of them core vocabulary.  When I d...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 4M ago

"Test Day, Team Player"---Book for Alleviating High Stakes Test Anxiety; Helpful to use with a Social Skills Group

A while ago, I reviewed two books by a local author, Shannon Fitzgerald (Halloween Night and Thanksgiving Weekend).She has now provided me with a third book, perhaps her best, different in s...