New April Events!

I’m honored and excited to have been invited to participate in 3 dual language storytimes at Austin Public Library in April.Locations and Times Below:University Hills – Monday, April 13, 6:00 pmCepeda – Tuesday, April 14, 11:00 amPleasant Hill – Thursday, April 16, 10:15

Schedule A Reading of A Moon of My Own for Your School

“There’s something wonderful and mysterious about how this book uses the moon to connect us to people and places all over the world.  Academically, it encourages thinking and learning about both geography and science. A beautiful book for readers young and old.”   -Dr. Mary Hobbs of the Center for Science and Mathematics Education at the… Continue reading Schedule A Reading of A Moon of My Own for Your School

Moon Song

I wrote the lyrics to this Moon song to use in my school presentations to pre-school and primary-aged children.  It’s to the tune of “Three Blind Mice”. See The Moon See the Moon, in the sky! There it is, way up high! It’s there in the sky both night and day. As it orbits the Earth,… Continue reading Moon Song

Using the Five Finger Rule to Help Your Child Find a Book that is “Just Right” to Read Independently

Hurray, your child is a reader now!  This can be a truly exciting time for him or her.  Being able to read independently opens a whole new world of adventure.  If a child is given the chance to choose what he or she wants to read, they are more likely to develop of love of reading.… Continue reading Using the Five Finger Rule to Help Your Child Find a Book that is “Just Right” to Read Independently

Four Meaningful Earth Day Resources and Activites for Preschool Through Primary Grades

I’ve curated four resources that we love in our family and paired them with great, meaningful activities for use in your classroom on Earth Day.  There are many activities out there, but many of them are, quite frankly, very relevant.  I believe the following encourage your students to observe, engage, and learn in a way that honors the true spirit and intent… Continue reading Four Meaningful Earth Day Resources and Activites for Preschool Through Primary Grades