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Reading Resolutions + Research

We are off and running with PS 8’s Readathon! Here’s a fun 2020 reading log–just write titles completed on the spines. Hard copies of this log are available to pick up in the library during Open Access for parents (Tuesdays 2:40-3:20 every week). This month second graders and I will embark on a guided research […]

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Choice Reading

Inspired by the ideas of educator/author Pernille Ripp’s 2017 book Passionate Readers, I began thinking more deeply about how to emphasize student choice as a greater feature of PS 8’s library program. Early in the year I challenged each student to “Try for 25” and complete at least twenty-five books of their choice–any genre, any […]