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#BookSnaps Challenge – Begins May 1, 2017

April 29, 2017

Are your students weary and ready for summer break?  Need something to motivate them to keep reading?  Look no longer! I got you–for the next three weeks, anyway. The #BookSnaps Challenge! It is as easy as 1-2-3! 1) Simply have the students make personal… read more »

Learn Like a Threenager

March 24, 2017

Lately, I’ve been hosting webinars and sharing #Booksnaps at Conferences, and hands-down the most frequently asked question is, “How do you get around the inappropriate emojis, bitmojis, content on the internet, etc.?” Or, “We ban emojis because some students used them inappropriately.”  My response is… read more »

When We #MakeItREAL, Learning is FUN!

February 9, 2017

This past Sunday was, of course, Super Bowl Sunday. My Twitter buddy, Denis Sheeran, author of Instant Relevance, had this grand idea to create a cousin to #BookSnaps and call them #SuperBowlSnaps. I was a bit hesitant at first because I typically don’t watch… read more »

#BookSnaps Here, #BookSnaps There, #BookSnaps EVERYWHERE!

January 21, 2017

Got #BookSnaps running out your ears? I do!  #BookSnaps are spreading across the nation, which makes my heart happy! From 5-year-olds to 80+year-olds, #BookSnaps are providing readers with an outlet to express their connections to text with a digital visual representation. You might ask, “Why would anyone want… read more »

Dream BIG! Why not?

December 29, 2016

At the end of each year, I sit down with my little man, and we evaluate our Bucket List. (Ok, Kaleb is now fifteen years old. Maybe he isn’t exactly little any longer, but even though he is a whole head taller than me,… read more »