Monthly Archives: February 2019

Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Family – Childhood, and Train Whistles, and My Grandmother by Jennie Fitzkee

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to welcome back Jennie Fitzkee, who with a career as a pre-school teacher for over thirty years, has some inspiring posts that reinforce that the ability to read and books are two of…

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The Wisdom of Mister Rogers – Part 2

In Part 1, I talked about my good fortune to watch the TV show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood with my children, to hear Fred Rogers speak at a national conference for teachers, and to see the documentary, “Won’t You Be My … Continue reading

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Quotations on Perseverance

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://en.wikiquote.org) “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you…

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My Favorite Children’s Books When I was a Child

Originally posted on All in a Day's Breath:
Little Golden Books courtesy Ebay.com The books I remember most as a young child were the Little Golden Books. These were the books I could read on my own. The four…

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The Wisdom of Mister Rogers – Part 1

I had the good fortune to watch Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood on television with my children in the 80’s.  I also had the good fortune to hear Fred Rogers speak at a national teacher’s conference in the 90’s.  He was a … Continue reading

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Who Are Some of Your Favorite Fantasy Writers?

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
I thought I would continue this series on favorite writers by asking specifically about Fantasy today. I have addressed Speculative and Science-fiction writers, but now let us consider those we love…

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The Importance of Reading Chapter Books by guest blogger Jennie

Originally posted on Darlene Foster's Blog:
I follow the blog of pre-school teacher Jennie Fitkzee at A Teacher’s Reflections. Jennie is an amazing teacher who truly loves her job and shares her 30-year teaching experiences with her readers. In…

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