Last year, I did #LiteraryWhiteboardLettering, a project in which I lettered book quotes on school whiteboards every day that I gave a book talk to my students. It was my way of fostering a reading culture in my STEM school. This year, I changed schools. I wanted to keep promoting reading by lettering book quotes in my classroom. #LiteraryBlackboards was born.
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I’m not sure if I made a mistake or wisely-yet-unknowingly paired two self-help books. But I read these two back-to-back, and now I feel like I just took a college psychology course titled Psych 201 – From Vulnerable to Victorious: Lessons in Empowerment from Girlbosses. (DUDE. Note to self: That title is awesome and I must teach that course!)
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