Author Archives: Valerie Byrd Fort

About Valerie Byrd Fort

I am a Teacher Librarian in South Carolina. I love kids, yoga, gadgets, dogs, food, books and technology. This is my blog about those things.

#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 9.29.14

What Are You Reading? was first hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. If you’d rather follow folks who are reading books for grown ups, you should follow her Monday meme. I am  participating in the kidlit version of this meme (although sometimes I actually … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 6 – Makerspace Moments!

Week 6 was messy – in a GREAT way! We kicked off Makerspace Moments this week. Makerspace Moments are scheduled times that classroom teachers can send students to the library to learn, explore, and create. Each month, I will have … Continue reading

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Lion Cub Story Time – BOOK Theme – 2014

Our first Lion Cub Story Time was on Friday, September 12 and the theme was books and reading! I have a Book/Reading Theme Story Time playlist on Spotify that I played before story time started. We had book shaped name … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 5 DOT DAY!

Week 5 was all about The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds! This is the second year my Art Teacher and I have worked together on this week and I LOVE it. She’s amazing. Students created art inspired by The Dot … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 9.22.14

What Are You Reading? was first hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. If you’d rather follow folks who are reading books for grown ups, you should follow her Monday meme. I am  participating in the kidlit version of this meme (although sometimes I actually … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 9.15.14

What Are You Reading? was first hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. If you’d rather follow folks who are reading books for grown ups, you should follow her Monday meme. I am  participating in the kidlit version of this meme (although sometimes I actually … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 4

And, here we are! Week 4 already! Self-checkout was the focus for my mini-lessons with 2nd – 5th grade during their checkout time this week. Last year, I made a short video (with one of our teacher’s kids as the … Continue reading

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