Kathy Barber

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15-Minute Workout: Back Exercises

Exercise 1 Bent-Over Row<p>Hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides, bend your knees slightly, push your hips back, and lean forward, keeping your back flat and core tight (a). Slowly bend your elbows, keeping them close to your body, to pull the dumbbells to your sides (b). Pause, then slowly lower …

More Thoughts on Craft and Those Pesky Test Questions

After reading my last post on craft, a friend and colleague emailed me saying how amused she was by the fact that I’d used the phrase ‘make no bones’ …

NY Times Magazine “Innovations Issue” Tells You “Who Made That”

The New York Times Magazine has published their “innovation issue.” It has a very engaging “interface” and provides accessible information on the …

Grilled Pork Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Review: THE VICTORY SEASON: THE END OF WORLD WAR II AND THE BIRTH OF BASEBALL’S GOLDEN AGE by Robert Weintraub

Robert Weintraub’s <i>The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age</i> focuses on major league baseball’s 1946 season, …

「携帯でキャッシング」をインターネットで検索すると…

デビットカードは、ポイントの還元率も考えて作るようにしましょう。<br>還元率が高いデビットカードを選べば、それだけでお得になります。<br>一般的には0.5%程度が主流ですが、高いものだと1%以上です。<br>しっかり比較して選ぶようにするだけで、倍以上のポイント還元を受けられることもあります。<br>お得に使うためにも、必ず還 …

How to Use the New Slow Motion Feature in YouTube

A staggering 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, and more and more of it is being tweaked, trimmed and remixed with the free …

Partial WHAT?!?!

Recently, Kim was asked to meet with a group of math specialists wanting some advice for helping children negotiate the reading demands of multiple …

Voice Comments on Google Docs!

Check out this video, fellow teacher Carolyn P. and I made introducing Voice Comments as a cool tool for the 21st Century. Primarily used for the …

This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth sharing, I’ve recently begin a regular feature called “The Week In Web …

Easy Movie Nachos with Fontina Queso + Candied Jalapeños

To prepare jalapeños, combine vinegar, water, lime juice and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, whisking to dissolve the sugar then reduce …

KidLit Cares Signed Book Winners – and Thanks!

Many, many thanks to EVERYONE who donated to KidLit Cares for Oklahoma! Together, we raised more than $3000.00 for Red Cross Disaster Relief, to be …

Argument, Close Reading, the "Who" and the "Why"

We all have our favorite authors, whether we are recalling our youth, enjoying our limited free time as adults, or furthering our professional …

Literacy educator, Literacy Professor, Literacy and Reading Blog, Reading Instruction

Teacher question: I am a reading coordinator. We are in our first year of implementing a new reading program. As we have rolled out the new …

Teacher Tuesday by Kirby Larson

Posted by CBethM on June 7, 2013 in Author Posts | 32 Comments<p>Last summer, when I took a hiatus from blogging I vowed to start up again only if I …

Articles & Videos - Full Article

Franki Sibberson chats with Donalyn Miller, Colby Sharp, and Cindy Minnich about the power and reach of online reading communities. They also discuss …

Newbery Challenge: HOLES

Oops! I almost forgot to make a Newbery video for today.Thank goodness this is a “stress free” challenge. Be sure to check out Mr. Schu’s video: …

4 Reasons I bought Microsoft Surface after wrestling alligators (guest post by Mark, my nephew)

<i>When my nephew, Mark, used his birthday money and money he'd earned from working on his Mom & Dad's gator farm to buy a Microsoft Surface, I asked</i> …

Poetry Friday Call For Roundup Hosts

It's that time again. Six months have passed since last we queued up to host the Poetry Friday roundups.<p>If you'd like to host a roundup between July …

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The Newbery Challenge: Holes

I think <i>Holes</i> is one of the most "popular" Newbery winners. Do you remember when you first read it? Is it popular in your classroom or library? If …