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.

Maker Corps Camp Week 1 @make @makeredorg #possibilities #myjobisfun

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was selected to be a part of Maker Corps at EdVenture this summer. I AM SO EXCITED to learn more about the Maker Movement and how best to incorporate it into what … Continue reading

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#WhyLib – My Teacher Librarian Origin Story

If you follow lots of school librarians on Twitter like I do, than you’ve been seeing a lot of #WhyLib blog posts lately…I’m loving it! So, in honor of School Library Media Month, here’s my story! Check out more #whylib … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 4.14.14

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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Week 32 @npeslearningcommons

Week 32 was the last week before SPRING BREAK! Break is so late this year that I think EVERYONE (students AND teachers) was ready for it. I’m not doing anything special for my break…just spring cleaning, reading, seeing friends, and … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 4.7.14

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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Week 31 @npeslearningcommons

April is here! This is one of my favorite months because there is so much to celebrate. It is National Poetry Month, School Library Month, and there are all kinds of fun “days” to get excited about – Easter, Draw … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Story Time!

Story Time with Lion Cubs was last week! We had a ROARING good time with DINOSAURS! I made a Spotify Dinosaur themed playlist. There were dinosaur name tags. I printed out an actual size dino footprint from this website and … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 3.31.14

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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Week 30

Week 30! We are already into the last 9 weeks of school. How does this happen? This week was awesome. On Tuesday, Matthew Holm visited our school. He is the co-author and illustrator of the Babymouse and Squish books. He … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 3.24.14

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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