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Eavesdrop on Your Students

Melissa Quimby suggests listening in on students’ conversations in order to find their interests. These tidbits will help you in building connections, recommending books, and encouraging writing topics.

Informal Conversations Give Insight for Instruction

Melissa Quimby encourages informal conversations with students in order to get insight about their personalities and lives.

QuickTake: Leave Space for Personalization

Melissa Quimby advises leaving space for students to personalize the classroom when they arrive to start the new school year.

Befriending Characters in Times of Grief (Booklist)

Melissa Quimby shares a booklist that offers comforting characters to befriend in times of grief. This is a staple for all classrooms.

A Collection of Treasured Life Lessons

Melissa Quimby leads her students in rich thinking about life lessons and encourages them to treasure the wisdom from books.

The Seasons of Classroom Libraries

Melissa Quimby shifts her classroom library throughout the year so that as her students grow as readers, her library will continue to nourish them.

Nurturing Lifelong Readers

In this beautiful personal essay, Melissa Quimby reminds us to nurture readers through passion conferences, classroom libraries, read-aloud, and independent reading time.

What Are You Celebrating Today?

Melissa Quimby leans in and asks her students to define their celebrations as writers. Rather than always naming the celebration for students, Melissa helps students gain ownership of the writing process by learning to celebrate every stage.

Online Routines to Create Energetic Reading Communities

Melissa Quimby shares online routines to strengthen the class reading community.

Meet Someone New Monday: Using Picture Book Biographies to Bring Marginalized Voices into the Classroom

Melissa Quimby creates “Meet Someone New Monday” to inspire students with picture book biographies of little-known artists, activists, and citizens who accomplish remarkable feats.

Celebrating Reading Identities in the Elementary Classroom

Melissa Quimby offers a creative and practical idea to get to know students’ reading identities.

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