Monthly Archives: February 2018

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! E.B. White on How To Write – Jennie Fitzkee

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: I love writing.  This summer I read the best book on how to write, the advice of E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web and other classics. Oh, I…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – The Boy Who Cried Tears of the Heart by Jennie Fitzkee

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Sadly we come to the final post in this archive series from Jennie Fitzkee who inspires us with her stories of her pre-school classroom and students. Hopefully we can persuade her to share more…

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Love Note

“Dear Jennie, I can’t wait to see you.  But I don’t see you much.  So I am so happy to see you and I will see you the rest of the day.  Jennie I love you so much.” I love … Continue reading

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It Comes Down To Reading

Children who were in my class many years ago are now making decisions on college acceptances.  They stay in touch, and I feel the worry and joy right along with them.  And guess what happens?  They are accepted into the … Continue reading

Posted in books, Early Education, Jim Trelease, reading, reading aloud, Teaching young children | Tagged , , , , , , | 70 Comments

Children’s Literature in Massachusetts

Nerdy Book Club Thank you to Beth of this wonderful blog, Nerdy Book Club, for sharing Lesley Burnap’s post on a KidLit visit to Massachusetts, and the top ten places to go. About Nerdy Book Awards » Posts » The … Continue reading

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An Art Museum For Book Lovers

Thank you, Sally, for sharing this popular post from my archives.  As I await WordPress to fix the reblog button issue, I’m using Press This for the first time.  Happy reading! via Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – An Art … Continue reading

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Then and Now

I was invited to a high school hockey game by one of my former preschoolers.  Lucky me, and what a special treat.  She’s on the team.  It turns out that the hockey team has many more of my preschoolers. Look … Continue reading

Posted in Expressing words and feelings, Giving thanks, history, Kindness, Love, self esteem, Student alumni, Teaching young children | Tagged , , , , , | 48 Comments