November 26, 2008

Imagine a site that is completely dedicated to reading. Okay, okay. I guess that in and of itself isn’t unique. But Reading Rockets is. Yes, they provide free reading guides and great links to “Strategies to help kids who struggle” and “Techniques for teaching reading,” but those things aren’t even the best part of Reading…

November 21, 2008

Go on now and get your coloring page for today! Enjoy! Tell every teacher and librarian you know! http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

November 19, 2008

As promised, here is my official announcement of my new weekly promise! Every Friday I will offer new freebies for teachers, librarians, and parents (they can use them, but they’re actually for the kids). Sometimes it’ll be a coloring or activity page, sometimes stickers, sometimes t-shirt iron-ons, and sometimes bookmarks. I will post them at…

November 17, 2008

Where do I begin? Okay, I’ll start at the very beginning. That’s a very good place to start. Let’s move on to the night I finally arrived at the Low Country Boil that the library throws for everyone the night before the festival.   A Low Country Boil is a meal (with an unfortunate name)…

November 13, 2008

I wrote a fabulous, funny entry and what happened to it? I hadn’t logged into Blogger, so when I clicked PUBLISH POST it all disappeared. Quickly now, because I have to go pack. Why, you wonder? Because I’m going to the airport at the crack of dawn, or thereabouts, to catch a plane to Georgia…

November 5, 2008

I play a game with myself whenever I’m in a situation that is troubling me. It started a long time ago, but I became conscious of it a few years back when I was sick for many months (it turned out to be common and not life-threatening, but I didn’t know that at the time)….