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.

2014 – 2015 Week 15

Two day week! Thanksgiving is Thursday, so we are out of school Wednesday – Friday…I give THANKS for that! These last two days went by in a flash. Our school hosted its annual STEM Safari, which is a two day … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 11.24.14

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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2014 – 2015 Week 14

This was BOOK FAIR week! Some schools go all out for Book Fair – dress up days, big parent events, lots of decorations…we do not. Don’t get me wrong – I promote, promote, promote (I talk to each class about … Continue reading

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SQUASH Story Time!

For this month’s theme, we read about SQUASH! The nametags were squash shaped. I did not really have a special playlist that they listened to. Just regular library music. There aren’t a lot of songs about squash out there. We … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 11.17.14

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 13

Week 13 was busy! More 5th grade classes worked on inventor research using the Facetalker app. We also planned the next research project, which is countries and immigration! LOVE the Immigration Station we did for the first time last year…it … Continue reading

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#imwayr It’s Monday! What are you reading?! 11.10.14

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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