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?! 7.21.14

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?! 7.14.14

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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#summerthrowdown – Year 3!

So, you know I love a challenge, right? I’ve participated in #nerdcott (read ‘em all). I love #bookaday. And, it isn’t too late to get on board with #summerthrowdown! Maybe you’ll join me? Here’s a blog post with all the … Continue reading

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Maker Corps Camp Week 14 @make @makeredorg #possibilities #myjobisfun #summerlearning

Maker Camp was back in action this week! We had 19 8 – 10 year olds and during the week, they did all kinds of fun stuff – Art Bots, Tie-Dye, Sewing, LEGO Mindstorms…so fun.   My learning this week … Continue reading

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Reflections from #iste2014! #summerlearning #myjobisfun

So, last week, I went to my first ISTE Conference. I typically go to ALA, but this year I decided to check out ISTE since it was fairly close to home – OMG! Why have I not been going to … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 7.7.14

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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Maker Corps Camp Week 13 @make @makeredorg #possibilities #myjobisfun #summerlearning

It’s hard to believe I have been a part of Maker Corps for 13 weeks! It is also hard to believe how quickly the program is wrapping up (at least my part of it at my host site – I … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 6.30.14

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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Maker Corps Camp Week 12 @make @makeredorg #possibilities #myjobisfun #summerlearning

I worked two days at my host site this week, which meant I got to have more Maker Camp fun! This group was a little older (5 – 7 years old) than the group I helped out with last week, … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 6.23.14

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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