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?! 3.2.15

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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Week 26 – my LAST WEEK (for now)!

Week 26 was a whirlwind – it was my last week before maternity leave and a short week for students and teachers (there was no school on Friday). Somehow, we got everything in…I think! Kindergarten – 5th grade voted for … Continue reading

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BABIES Story Time Theme

Babies…they are cute. And, they were the theme for this month’s Lion Cub Story Time! I made a playlist on Spotify of songs about babies. Name tags were bottle shaped. I started with The Baby Goes Beep by O’Connell Then … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 2.23.15

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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Week 25

Week 25 was a short week for students – Monday was a teacher workday, so the day was spent in meetings and professional development. 5th graders continued Harlem Renaissance learning with a focus on the ART of the time period. … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 2.16.15

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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Week 24

This week was Week 2 for the Harlem Renaissance Cafe with 5th grade. We focused on poetry this week. They listened to some poets and then started writing their own poetry (inspired by what they had listened to, of course). … Continue reading

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