I am so very pleased to learn that This is a Book to Read with a Worm has been selected as the AAAS/Subaru Hands-On Science Winner! What a treat to find my name on the same list as Ainissa Ramirez, Peter Wohlleben, and Elizabeth Rusch! https://www.aaas.org/news/aaas-and-subaru-announce-2021-awards-honoring-outstanding-science-books-young-readers
Molly Niese, who has field tested my last two books, has created some amazing adaptations of readings from Once Upon an Earth Science Book. Each one is contained in a Google Slide show that students copy and complete. They open with a video showing how to use the slide show, and then have slides like … Continue reading Amazing Distance Learning Adaptations from Molly Niese
Details: June 20 with Belmont Books June 27 with Greenlight Books July 1 with Second Star to the Right
My worms and I will be joining our fantastic independent children's bookstore, The Little Shop of Stories, this Saturday (June 13) at on Facebook Live. You can come, too--worms optional! https://www.facebook.com/events/1138961386466611/
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!
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
Stuck-at-home? Try these engineering challenges! #RecycledScience #FreeActivities
Got a kid and cat stuck at home? Try this collection of books for young scientists and their cats! #caturday #meow #sciencecats
Some science to try with your dog or cat while you are stuck at home!
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