Katherine Sokolowski has taught for over 20 years in elementary schools, and currently teaches seventh grade in the same small town in central Illinois where she grew up. Her work has been featured at the Nerdy Book Club and on NPR, and she often presents for Scholastic. She regularly writes about teaching on her blog Read Write Reflect.
Katherine Sokolowski shares a wall display from her fifth graders that students build to celebrate who they are and people they love from home. The reading is from Suzy Kaback, explaining the value of an "All About Us" board in classrooms.
Katherine Sokolowski scaffolds fifth graders Liam and Caden through the process of learning to recommend books to each other. The workshop includes reading from Tara Barnett and Kate Mills with suggestions for fostering better partnerships through student-created "want ads."
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