The Power of Moments – Defining Memories – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes What do you most remember from your time at school? Is it a memory from ‘in or outside’ the Classroom? The chances are that your most memorbale moments happend outisde of the classroom. So, when teaching pupils, how can teachers make learning more memorable inside? In this blog post, read our review of The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by brothers Chip and Dan Heath. Certain moments have more impact … There…

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Smiling About Bitmoji Books – Education Article

My favorite avatar creator Bitmoji, which I’ve been blogging about since 2015 (links to those posts below) has recently added a few NEW cartoons featuring books! But, as my Twitter & PA friend Ms. Kim Mento Tweeted, they were sadly dour faced! So, using Photoshop Elements, I pasted some open smiles on my faces. Whilst I was at it (any excuse to use the word whilst!) I added my much needed bangs, blonde highlights, changed my tennis shoe pops of…

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Maker Marvelous: Book Page Pumpkins – Education Article

Hey dear readers, Gwyneth here!  I haven’t had a guest post in 7 or so years, but I thought this was such a great idea I begged my dear fellow HCPSS Teacher Librarian, Danielle Du Puis, (and my former student teacher!) to let me share this super ….actually, ……marvelous Maker Idea! Confession: I LOVE Pumpkins (but NOT Pumpkin Spice!) Pumpkins are perfect for the Fall season…from September to December, a Book Page Pumpkin is great to create! Now, for the…

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