I feel grateful for books and literature every day as I get to share the magic, adventure and information they hold with our Applewild readers. This week, our lower school teachers shared the books for which they are most grateful with our 2nd and 3rd graders. What a wonderful gift! Click on a circle below to see what they shared.
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Common Sense Media just released their most recent survey of media use by Teens and Tweens. Their summary, Understanding your Students: A Glimpse into the Media Habits of Tweens and Teens reveals:
It’s hard to believe that with all of the writing Applewild students do during the day they would want to write more at home. And yet, it seems we have a number of budding authors under our roofs who are hungry to publish. There are lower school and upper school publications that feature student writing each year. But, below are some resources to help encourage your budding authors, including some options for being published outside the Applewild community. read more
While looking up resources to starting a book group (or two) at Applewild (email me if you are interested ;-), I stumbled upon Book Club for Kids. In this new endeavor, veteran public radio journalist Kitty Felde moderates and records lively discussions of book clubs from schools around the country...read more
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