The Book Club Blog

How I got a room full of Kindergarteners to be present in class.

In this week’s review, let’s consider the title, Meditation is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids, by Whitney Stewart and Sally Rippin. A quick show of hands, who reading thinks they’re able to succinctly describe what mediation is? It’s often portrayed as an activity that requires isolation, absolute silence, and what might seem like impossible

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Immigration and Education

In the story, Mango Moon, by Diane de Anda and Sue Cornelison, we witnessed the tragic separation of an immigrant family of four in the United States. Maricela and Manuel are two young students who, on their way home from school, receive the news from their crying mother that their Papi was detained at work

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School is in session

The Book Club Blog focuses on creating an inclusive classroom for educators and a clear conversation for parents within their home with a focus on book topics that are not straight forward to discuss. The hope is to create a more equitable and inclusive atmosphere in the classroom.

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