Welcome to The Book Love Foundation Podcast! And thank you for joining us in this celebration of teaching and the joy of learning.
This episode is part of a series of special shows for winter break 2017! In each episode, we will help you figure what to do with those book store gift cards by sharing some titles you may want to add to your classroom library. Today Penny talks with Dana Johansen!
Season 2 Ep 8 Show notes
Penny talks about Enticing Hard-to-Reach Writers, by Ruth Ayers.
Dana Johansen Dana has taught elementary and middle school for more than ten years. She currently teaches fifth grade English and is earning her doctorate in Curriculum & Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dedicated to the ever-expanding applications of technology in the classroom, she has presented at conferences on the use of iPads, wikis and blogs in the classroom.
Dana is the co-author with Sonja Cherry-Paul of Flip Your Writing Workshop: A Blended Learning Approach, and Teaching Interpretation: Using Text-Based Evidence to Construct Meaning.
Find Dana on Twitter.
Here are her book recommendations…
Kate Messner includes a link on her web site to authors who Skype with classes and book clubs (for free).
Ghost, by Jason Reynolds
Patina, by Jason Reynolds
Sunny, by Jason Reynolds
The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle, by Janet Fox.
At the end of this special series, a list of all the suggested titles will be sent to everybody on the Teacher Learning Sessions email list. If you are not yet on the list, you can go to Teacher Learning Sessions.com and sign up there. It is quick and easy, and you will receive that list directly to your inbox. If you already are on the list, thank you!
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