My newest book, This is a Book to Read with a Worm, is a picture book that invites the reader to follow along with two children as they learn about an earthworm. I made a video of a few of the activities--watch them with your favorite earthworm today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrUTqpA8lIY&feature=emb_logo While you're at it, check out … Continue reading Worm Activities Online!
Book Trailer: This is A Book to Read with a Worm
I've spent the last few days staying up late, saying unkind things to my computer and video software, and finally generating this book trailer for This is a Book to Read with a Worm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGwcNggmPcE This is the perfect science-at-home quarantine book--you can do almost everything in the book with just a worm and a … Continue reading Book Trailer: This is A Book to Read with a Worm
Portable Staff Development
About a year and a half ago, I created a series of short videos on integrating reading, writing and science for the Georgia Department of Education. Apparently, the GA DOE has an amazing and long vetting process before they can share media, but those videos are now up and running. I'm really glad to have … Continue reading Portable Staff Development
Dog Science Book Trailer
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators offered an opportunity for writers to make short videos of our books to be shown at ALA. Therefore, I tried to make my first book trailer (a little late, I know, since the book came out in August!). No one would mistake it for professional work, but … Continue reading Dog Science Book Trailer
Getting Administrators Interested in Science
I was at a science conference recently and overheard several conversations between teachers who were frustrated that science time was being cut at their school to allow for more time to drill reading, writing, and math. I came home and decided to put together one more video to directly address why that's a loss for … Continue reading Getting Administrators Interested in Science
Integrating Reading, Writing, and Science—Videos!
Over the last few months, I’ve been involved with a project that I am very excited to finally share—I have been making a video series on topics related to integrating reading, writing, and science for the Georgia Department of Education. I’ve made two sets (with some overlap): one geared toward elementary teachers and administrators, and … Continue reading Integrating Reading, Writing, and Science—Videos!