Why I Joined Usborne Books & More

Usborne Books & More is now driving one of my passions: literacy, but it wasn’t always that simple. Joining Usborne Books & More I joined Usborne Books & More in Houston, TX about a year and a half away, almost by chance. My sister had randomly heard of the company and hosted an online Facebook…

Environmental Print, Learning through Print, McDonalds, Childhood

Learning through Environmental Print

  Environmental Print Before getting my first teaching job, I remember fearing the possibility of teaching kindergarten. Why? I feared all the stuff you need! A good chunk of that “stuff” is Environmental Print.  What is Environmental Print? Logos and signs, many of which you will see as you’re driving by a busy shopping center…

Bears Don't Read

“Bears Don’t Read” by Emma Chichester Clark

Hi! This is Cristina and this is my first book review with a few educational thoughts, as well. Today I’m talking about “Bears Don’t Read,” by  Emma Chichester Clark. I actually read this story out loud to myself and my husband one night and laughed out loud, which is a regular occurrence, but not usually…