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?! 8.18.14

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?! 8.11.14

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?! 8.4.14

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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Wrap up! Maker Corps Camp Weeks 15 & 16 @make @makeredorg #possibilities #myjobisfun #summerlearning

Maker Camp is over for me! My last day was yesterday…sigh. This summer went by in a flash. My last couple of weeks as a Maker Corps Member were spent finishing up program cost analysis and helping with a Maker … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 7.28.14

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?! 7.21.14

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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