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?! 9.15.14

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 4

And, here we are! Week 4 already! Self-checkout was the focus for my mini-lessons with 2nd – 5th grade during their checkout time this week. Last year, I made a short video (with one of our teacher’s kids as the … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 9.8.14

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 3

Week 3 was a short week…there was no school on Monday (Labor Day!) This week, I did quick reviews with 2nd – 5th grade on using the library catalog to find books. I used to schedule whole lessons to do … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 9.1.14

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 2!

Week 2! This week, I focused on book care with my Kindergarten classes. We read Mr. Wiggle’s Book and talked about what is good and bad to have around library books. I have a book bag filled with items like … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 8.25.14

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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