Hameray Classroom Literacy Blog

Hameray Herald: July 2013 Issue

We recently had the pleasure to sit down for a chat with master storyteller Joy Cowley! The Mrs. Wishy-Washy author recounted how her journey as a children's author began, and she answered some fan questions too. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be publishing the various parts of our interview with Joy, starting today with why she began writing. Watch below!

Easily Sample Our Various Series Using Flipbooks

Now Available. You can flip through a digital sample book from our series. A great way to see what the buzz is all about!

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Learn More. Download Our One-Page Series Sheets

Download Them! Want a handy reference that describes the features of each of our literacy series? These one-pager are perfect! 

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Teacher Spotlight: Keep Your Submissions Coming

Our Teaching Community Shines! Since introducing the "Teacher Spotlight" feature on our blog several months ago, we've received many submissions from innovative educators all over the country (& world too) who want to share their classroom activities. Just recently, we've brought you some terrific literacy ideas from Greg Smedley,Brian HopkinsMisty Poland, and Paula Dugger. We've got other wonderful educators to introduce to you in the coming weeks & months so stay tunedl  

Of course, if you know anyone who would be interested to be a part of our Teacher Spotlight blog series, have them contact us here.

CCSS: Connecting Literature & Informational Texts

Learn what one teacher is doing to meet the Common Core State Standards.  Misty Poland shares her ideas for bridging different text genres using the Story World Real World series

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- Jacqueline Jones