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.

Pumpkin Story Time Theme

The October Lion Cub Story Time theme was PUMPKINS (an old favorite) We listened to my Pumpkin Theme Story Time Playlist on Spotify. We had pumpkin nametags. I read Creepy Carrots by Reynolds. We read and acted out the board … Continue reading

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2014 – 2015 Week 9

Week 9! The first 9 weeks is OVER?! Report cards go home soon? That’s just crazy. 5th grade Media Technology students spent the week writing a “favorite time of day” piece using the Pages app on the iPad. First, they … Continue reading

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#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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