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Virtual Teaching 101: There’s an Extension for That

Virtual Teaching 101: There's an Extension for That School has been back in session for two months now and my school is 100% virtual. Things are just a little bit crazy at the moment. You may wonder "didn't you learn how to teach virtually last spring?" Well, no. Last spring,...

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The Truth Behind the Fiction

The Truth Behind the Fiction JJ Goes to the Northwoods is a work of fiction. However, it is largely inspired by real people and places. In this post, I'd like to introduce you to the real-life people and places behind the story.  The Cabin The cabin in the story really...

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Five Diverse Picture Books for Kids

Five Diverse Picture Books for Kids With the current state of affairs in our society, it's impossible to ignore the topic of race relations. I was going to start with a blog post about the history of Grandma and Pop's cabin, but that can wait until next month. For now,...

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Local Stores That Carry My Book

Local Stores That Carry My Book JJ Goes to the Northwoods Jaime Hardgrove publishes her first children's picture book. In the book, young JJ becomes anxious when she learns that her family is going to her grandparents' cabin in the Northwoods. She doesn't like bugs or wildlife, but through the...