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Birmingham Police Officers Read Aloud to Kids from “PLATYPUS POLICE SQUAD” to Promote Literacy

February 09, 2015

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Police officers in Birmingham, Alabama convened at the local city library to speak to children about the importance of literacy. The officers read to the children from the popular and hilarious book series Platypus Police Squad by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, acting out the characters of rookie Detective Zengo and seasoned Detective O'Malley. The officers used the...

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Bridge to Terabithia: 7 Creative Classroom Activities

January 12, 2015

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CLICK HERE for 7 Creative Classroom Activities for BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

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Watch a student skit of Watsons Go To Birmingham!

December 16, 2014

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See students from Bush Hills Academy in Birmingham, AL reenact the diner scene from Watson Go To Birmingham! We sense some future thespians... [And CLICK HERE to find more creative classroom activities for The Watsons Go To Birmingham]

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Have you seen Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s TED Talk?

December 09, 2014

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CLICK HERE to watch Jarrett's TED Talk on "How a Boy  Became an Artist"

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TEACHERS: Here are more EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS to go with Your DVD of “THE GIVER”!

December 03, 2014

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CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOADABLE LESSON PLANS FOR THE GIVER! THESE LESSONS CAN BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CLIPS YOU CAN FIND ON THE GIVER DVD'S BONUS EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS SECTION. CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR COPY OF THE GIVER DVD TODAY!

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