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3 Series that Support Self-Regulation with Music December 15, 2016

Isn’t it funny how most of us can manage our emotions just fine when things are going smoothly, but as soon as life gets a little bumpy, we all tend to struggle a bit (okay, some of us more than others)? We’ve all been there when everything goes from calm to chaos. Maybe you got stuck in traffic on your […]

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10 Ways to Incorporate Music into Your Classroom November 21, 2016

A teacher librarian shares her best practices for tuneful teaching By Shannon McClintock Miller “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ~Plato One of the most important gifts we can give to our young children is a healthy foundation for lifelong learning. We […]

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The Shapes All Around Us Series is Featured in National Council of Teachers of Math’s Teaching Children Mathematics September 23, 2016

These four introductory books on basic geometric shapes all follow the same formulaic pattern. They are brightly illustrated with paper cuts and images of diverse children. Each book begins with a very brief introduction to the shape, followed by the direction to “turn the page and sing along.” The rhyming text is put to music, […]

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Five Little Ducks is Featured in National Council of Teachers of Math’s Teaching Children Mathematics September 23, 2016

Five Little Ducks, a retelling of the traditional children’s song, would appeal to students in pre-K–grade 2. Designed for classroom use, it includes many teacher features, such as guided reading activities, a glossary, and a list of other books about ducks. The book comes with both a CD and an easy-to-scan QR code that takes […]

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People in Your Community Meet & Greets — Watch the Video September 21, 2016

Jason De Baca, Chef Aired on Wednesday, September 21 | 10:30 – 11:00am ET Meet Chef Jason De Baca and learn what it’s like to work as a chef and own a food truck! In this video Chef Jason chats with with Media Specialist Andy Plemmons and students in Ms. Kelly’s Kindergarten class at Barrow Elementary […]

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