Publishers’ Read Aloud Guidelines During COVID-19

Publishers’ Read Aloud Guidelines During COVID-19. Teachers, Librarians, and other Educators, you don't have to stop doing read alouds for your students during this crazy time! Publishers are giving us temporary permission to keep reading to our students. This post contains some publishers who have given permission and their policy. #keepreading #readaloud #readalouds

Hey, y’all! This is a quick post! I just wanted a quick way for everyone to access a list of publishers that have given us (teachers) TEMPORARY permission to record ourselves reading. It’s extremely important that you read each publisher’s expectations. They do vary.  Abrams Kids Candlewick Press Chronicle Books gave me permission, but I…

How Teachers Can Safely Report to Social Services

How Teachers Can Safely Report to Social Services. Protect yourself, report all suspected abuse.

The heartbreaking Netflix series The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez inspired this post. I just finished the episode that features his teacher and classmate. Although I have never lost a child from parental abuse, I’ve definitely felt the same hopelessness the teacher felt after repeatedly reporting to Child Protective Services (or whatever they call it in…