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Monday, September 3, 2012

TWT Featured on... & a Giveaway

What a week! When I started my little blog, I never imagined how much impact my words would have. Last week I was a guest blogger at Maria Dismondy's site!

If you do not know Maria - you need to!! She is an amazing author and I adore her monthly focus on character. This month, the focus is on trust. How do you build it in your classrooms? What do you do when it has been lost? What about those students who are slow to trust?


I can't wait to hear not only Maria's thoughts but to read those of fellow teachers as well. This is her anchor chart which I love and need to post in my classroom. So beautiful and simple!

She has also been doing a back to school series to help parents and teachers prepare for the year ahead.  I discussed the importance of creating a teacher-parent-student connection and tips for communication. You can view my post here.

If you are hoping over from Maria's site... 
WELCOME! I am so glad you stopped by!

I was also featured yesterday on Bagels and Blogs... the week best of the best blog posts as determined by the Math Coach. (side note... this is one of  our Honey Bunch Blog Designs... both Erika and I were so nervous designing her blog!) I am always excited to see what she has found that is so helpful this week.

You can also find me on Halcolm Hathaway Publishers and coming soon: Shelton Interactive! Both sites are using portions of my reviews on their websites. 

Pretty amazing week.
I think this means we need to have a giveaway!

My sweet friend Maria offered to join me for a giveaway for her book Pink Tiara Cookies! I LOVE this book! Did you read my review on it? Even my boys who hate all "girl books" enjoyed it. I am hoping to read it with my class in the next week.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck! I will be drawing a winner next Sunday! I am hoping to have a few more goodies for all of you buy the end of the week. =)

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8 Comments:

At September 3, 2012 at 6:13 PM , Blogger Lisa said...

Thanks for this giveaway! I have a new favorite book: Square Cat by Elizabeth Schoonmaker. Check out my blog for a chance to win an autographed copy! :)

~ Lisa
Teaching Kindergarten Kiddos

 
At September 3, 2012 at 6:57 PM , Blogger Brianne said...

I like Skippyjon Jones books!
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At September 3, 2012 at 11:21 PM , Blogger susan said...

I've always enjoyed Chrysanthemum!
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At September 4, 2012 at 1:04 AM , Blogger Rachel said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win a great book!

rmariemuniz@hotmail.com

 
At September 4, 2012 at 5:16 PM , Blogger Lori said...

I like Wemberley.
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At September 5, 2012 at 7:32 PM , Blogger Deniece Frideley said...

My daughter loves pinkalicious! She would probably love the Pink Tiara Cookies book as well.

DF

 
At September 6, 2012 at 3:45 AM , Blogger Andrea said...

Congratulations! Oh my, to pick a favorite book, that is soo hard! I love most Dr. Seuss books, especially Green Eggs and Ham and The Sneetches.

Andrea
Reading Toward the Stars!

 
At September 8, 2012 at 6:12 AM , Blogger S. Simpson said...

I would have to say the book I Like Me - it's simple wording with a good point and my kindergarten kids really liked it. It was always one I shared at the beginning of the year.
āœ° Stacy

Simpson Superstars

 

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