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How to Use Picture Books to Teach Cause and Effect

How to Use Picture Books to Teach Cause and Effect

Teaching cause & effect can be a bit of a drag. Read on to discover how to effectively teach this complex concept using picture books. You will also find 15 fantastic picture book recommendations that are perfect to teach cause & effect. ….
17 of the Most Festive Christmas Picture Books

17 of the Most Festive Christmas Picture Books

17 of the Most Festive Christmas Picture Books The lead up to Christmas is a busy time in schools. There are parties, concerts, gift and card making as well as over excited kids to deal with! Have some downtime and Read More … ….
18 of the Best Picture Books about Identity

18 of the Best Picture Books about Identity

18 of the Best Picture Books about Identity Use the recommended books about identity to promote a positive self-image. A good sense of identity helps children feel more positive about themselves and more open-minded to people different from themselves. Discover Read More … ….
14 Engaging Cause and Effect Toys for All Ages

14 Engaging Cause and Effect Toys for All Ages

14 Engaging Cause and Effect Toys for All Ages Explore hands-on and fun cause and effect toys. Discover some great cause and effect toys and games to use in your classroom. Whether you are teaching cause and effect to preschool Read More … ….
IB Learner Profile | Children’s Book Lists & Resources

IB Learner Profile | Children’s Book Lists & Resources

IB Learner Profile Discover Books & Resources for all 10 Learner Profile Traits The ten IB Learner Profile traits are universal ideals to develop lifelong learners and internationally-minded citizens. Scroll down to explore IB Learner Profile books and resources to Read More … ….
28 of the Best Immigration Picture Books

28 of the Best Immigration Picture Books

28 of the Best Immigration Picture Books Discuss the complex issue of immigration with children’s books. The following collection of  immigration picture books focus on people fleeing their homes, arriving in new countries and their hopes and fears.  Using Immigration Read More … ….
7 Useful Tips for Teaching Immigration to Young Children

7 Useful Tips for Teaching Immigration to Young Children

7 Useful Tips for Teaching Immigration to Young Children Discover different strategies to help you start a discussion on immigration with your students. Understanding the reasons and emotions behind why people make the decision to emigrate can be difficult for Read More … ….
18 of the Best Book Character Costumes For Teachers

18 of the Best Book Character Costumes For Teachers

18 of the Best Book Character Costumes For Teachers Explore handmade costume ideas for yourself and your colleagues. Struggling to think of a book character costume and need one quickly? Take a look at 18 of the most creative and Read More … ….
20 of the Best Gratitude and Thankful Books

20 of the Best Gratitude and Thankful Books

20 Children’s Books Showing What It Means to Be Thankful Expressing a sense of gratitude and thankfulness makes people happier and healthier. It helps us look at our lives in terms of what is around us and not just material Read More … ….
15 of the Best Halloween Books for Kids of all Ages

15 of the Best Halloween Books for Kids of all Ages

15 of the Best Halloween Books for Kids Spooky and funny Halloween books for children of all ages. Are you struggling to find the perfect Halloween books for kids? Look no further! Whether your students like scary books or not, there will Read More … ….
16 of the Best Picture Books to Celebrate Autumn

16 of the Best Picture Books to Celebrate Autumn

Picture Books to Celebrate Autumn A new academic year means fall is just around the corner. That means back to school shopping, a dip in temperature and dark nights. Autumn or fall is a beautiful season when the air turns Read More … ….
Strategies to Help Children Choose Books Independently

Strategies to Help Children Choose Books Independently

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When you click them and then make a purchase I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks for supporting my work in this way Strategies to Help Children Choose Books Read More … ….
Helping Children Choose a Just-Right Book

Helping Children Choose a Just-Right Book

Helping Children Choose a Just-Right Book After becoming a teacher-librarian it opened my eyes to how and why children choose the books they do. In the library, I saw firsthand the decision-making process. Some reasons for choosing a book included Read More … ….
Fantastic Back To School Supplies For Teachers

Fantastic Back To School Supplies For Teachers

Fantastic Back To School Supplies For Teachers Are you ready for the first day back to school? Do you love shopping for back to school supplies your classroom so it is ready for a new set of students Shopping for Read More … ….
Sweet Picture Books about Positive Friendships

Sweet Picture Books about Positive Friendships

Sweet Picture BooksEmbracing Positive Friendships Positive friendships help us develop trust, compassion and a sense of belonging. Lena Aburdene Derhally writes in The Washington Post, “Friendship is often underrated, considering the tremendous impact it has on our well being. Early-childhood friendship is something Read More … ….
8 Great Books to Ease Back Into School

8 Great Books to Ease Back Into School

8 Great Books to Ease Back to School Many of my international school teacher friends are already going back to school. And soon many others will be back at work preparing for the new school year. Starting school is a Read More … ….
Book Gift Guide for Children

Book Gift Guide for Children

Book Gift Guide for Children Choosing a book as a gift can be a struggle but it is worth the effort. For me, receiving a book was always full of anticipation. You could tell by the shape it was a Read More … ….
Using Picture Books with Older Children

Using Picture Books with Older Children

Using Picture Books With Older Children Picture Books Are Not Written to Teach Reading I believe children of any age, including in secondary school, benefit from reading picture fiction. Illustrations along with text lead to more complex analyses of a Read More … ….
Outstanding Gift Ideas for Marvel Fans

Outstanding Gift Ideas for Marvel Fans

Outstanding Gift Ideas forMarvel Lovers I have already shared a wonderful collection of Marvel books for young children. Here you will find an assortment of fantastic gift ideas for Marvel fans, young and old! We know from the popularity of Read More … ….
Awesome Marvel Books  for Marvel Fans​

Awesome Marvel Books for Marvel Fans​

Awesome Marvel Booksfor Avenger Fans These Marvel books will make reading for pleasure all the more attractive! And what could be more fun than reading about your favourite Marvel characters!  The popularity of Marvel has generated a growing collection of books Read More … ….

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