It may STILL be icy and cold out, with no salamanders crossing, but not to these amazing Brewster Pierce Elementary School students in Huntington, Vermont!
They created an entire news show broadcast about the night being perfect for the salamanders to migrate! There are newscasters, a meteorologist, umbrellas, and salamander crossing signs. It is pure joy, and an example of how teachers and students can use picture books to spark meaningful projects and creativity that can help improve the world.
Here is the blog from the active and dynamic library, and the student’s news broadcast! I’m so honored and excited that they created this lively broadcast and shared it with me.
Speaking of using Salamander Sky and other picture books to spark engagement, relevance, excitement in project based learning…..I’m leading a workshop for educators at the lovely Bear Pond Books next Saturday, April 28th at 11am. I hope to see you there.