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?! 10.20.14

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?! 10.13.14

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 8

This week was more Global Cardboard Challenge with my 5th graders and during Makerspace Moments, as well as more Mo Willems with Kindergarten. A couple of classes at my school started participating in the Global Read Aloud this week. I … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 10.6.14

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 7

Week 7 was a “normal” week – our first since school started, I think! It was a full week with no crazy schedule changes, no surprise fire drills, and no big events. Very.Rare. My 5th grade Media Technology class finally … Continue reading

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#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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