Category Archive: Author

Inspirational Books

Some of my favorite inspirational books to read: The Bible on Leadership, by Lorin Woolfe Awaken the Giant Within, by Anthony Robbins Tuesdays With Morrie, by Mitch Albom The Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren God’s Power To Change Your Life, by Rick Warren Become a Better You, by Joel Osteen Your Best Life Now, …

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Alta Vista Elementary: Every child successful…everyday.

Alta Vista caught my attention, because they have so many programs to assist their students along with my favorite subject: Aspiring Youth Authors.  Here are just a couple examples for this summer:  The Flying Eagles Program: Teachers provide intensive instruction for reading and math. This is for all students entering third grade and is based …

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Students Should Be Thrilled

Here are some complaints that I’ve heard in just the last week. A mother in Target said to me, “My daughter is in fourth grade. There is nothing for her to read. And looking at the young adult section, there is nothing appropriate when she goes to middle school. And a lot of these books …

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Help Teachers: Adopt a Classroom!

So many teachers have to spend time and money on resources for their students and classrooms. And when I say time and money, I mean that the teachers are dipping into their own finances.  The Scholastics program offers many suggestions, such as thrift stores, garage sales, and book-order clubs. Or, the teachers can work out …

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Wilkinson Elementary: The Triangle

One of the most important and overlooked ways to teach students to think like authors, is to include the children in the schools newsletter. Wilkinson Elementary has a newsletter called, The Triangle, which is a perfect example of what schools should be doing.  If students practice being an author, they will learn to excel in …

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