Storytime: What Matters Most Cannot be Measured by David Rockower — Nerdy Book Club

I remember fist-pumping and high-fiving my friends in two different arenas during elementary school: on the playground–during kickball or football–and when my teachers gathered us on the carpet to return to a favorite book. Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh, Hang Tough Paul Mather. These were books that […] […]

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3 Quotes – Mary Pope Osborne — My train of thoughts on…

Mary Pope Osborne, American writer born: Mary Pope genre(s): children’s picture books, fantasy, myths and fairy tales retold, American biography and fictional diary born: May 20, 1949 in Fort Sill Oklahoma, USA known for (among others): Magic Tree House series Website: http://mthclassroomadventures.org/ I get ideas from my own personal experiences, from my imagination, and from […] […]

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Picture Book Believing: Sharing Picture Books with Intermediate Students by Carrie Gelson — Nerdy Book Club

Stories have the potential to alter our perceptions about our world. We need stories. Lots and lots of them. Picture books, shared in a classroom where writing, thinking and discussion happen, offer countless opportunities for each of us to grow in how we understand each other, our place in our communities and in the larger […] […]

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