Nerdy Style: Summer Book Talks

While the stereotype resounds that most teachers “have their summers off,” I had the awesome opportunity to meet up with some Michigan #nerdybookclub tweeps at the home of  Colby Sharp. Colby invited us  to make a guest appearance on his blog, sharpread, and share some of our favorite summer reads.

I am so thankful for the opportunity to learn and grow with Niki Ohs BarnesShannon Houghton,  Travis Jonker, and Brian Wyzlic.

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Project-Based Learning Unit: Calling All Super Heroes!

This video lesson was created as the entry event for the fifth grade students in the GVSU summer literacy program. We created super hero identities to kick off our Project-Based Learning unit studying the villainous invasive species of Michigan.

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