June 19, 2019

Stretch that Teacher’s Salary Even Further with this Stylish New Budget Book

We all know classroom teaching isn’t exactly a big money profession. The constant supplementing of classroom materials many of us do cuts into take home pay even further. Tired of feeling like a pauper after all your efforts? Check out this new book by the writers of WiseBread.Com. [Read more...]

Nim’s Island: A Movie Review

Starring Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin and Gerard Butler, this movie features a young girl (Nim) living alone on a remote island with her plankton studying Dad and corresponding with her favorite adventure novelist, Alex Rover. [Read more...]

Book Review: Sign of the Beaver

Looking to integrate Native American heritage with a state of Maine studies unit? This title by Elizabeth George Speare might be just the ticket. [Read more...]

Sarah, Plain and Tall

This historically themed, family style story of the American prairie features a family’s grief, a farm’s struggle and a mail order bride. [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Golden Compass

Looking for a magical tale of intrigue from the great frozen north? This wondrous story of a parallel universe may be just the ticket. [Read more...]

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

A magical store where toys come to life is the backdrop for this film starring Natalie Portman and Dustin Hoffman. [Read more...]

Nanny McPhee: A New Mary Poppins?

What do you get when you combine the talents of Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth and Emma Thompson? [Read more...]

Lemony Snickett’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

A darker children’s story with a European feel, this film would make an interesting selection for the intermediate classroom. [Read more...]

Movie Review: Night at the Museum

A working father’s night job turns out to be far more intense than he expects . . . [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Great Debaters

 

Starring Denzel Washington and introducing several new talents, this movie is for more than coaches of debate teams. [Read more...]