Our teacher, Russ Weeks, is a lover of picture books and a man after my own heart. (He works with the fabulous Amianne [co-author of this blog] when teaching ABYDOS during the summers.) He used several books during our 2-day class and gave us some other titles to ponder. I can't wait to get copies of these and use them in the classroom!
From Patrick McDonnell:
From Antoinette Portis:
Each of these titles offer a way to get students thinking differently. They open questions for deeper discussion and new perspectives. We need to help our kids move from facts to concepts and to realize that in life there is rarely ONE right answer. Every student has the capacity to think creatively and critically, we just have to show them the way.Read on!