Author: rachaels

A Frozen Farewell

A Frozen Farewell

Announcement: I have officially completed my first internship. At the beginning of the summer I was excited to learn, and I'm happy to say that ...

 

What does a lesson plan look like, anyway?

What does a lesson plan look like, anyway?

The toilet paper tube kazoos are made, the campers are back safe from Coney Island, and the last full week of camp is finished. Next ...

 

Field Trips

Field Trips

In this blog post, I want to mention something I haven't much yet: our field trips. Every Thursday the entire camp takes a day trip to ...

 

“Yes, and…” or How Improv Saved Camp this Week

“Yes, and…” or How Improv Saved Camp this Week

Last week, our camp theme was "Health and Fitness." Yoga was held, among other healthy classes, but the staff was exercising another sort of flexibility, because ...

 

First week!

First week!

Hey Readers, You may be wondering why this week's post is a bit different than the others. I'm a few days late posting, mostly due to ...

 

What do I have to worry about?

What do I have to worry about?

What do I have to worry about? Nothing. Well, a few things, but they'll all turn out great. Let me explain. As some of you may know, ...

 

Numbers

Numbers

What an exciting week! We met with some fantastic people, including Dr. Ernest Morrell and Rebecca Bellingham. We Skyped with a LitClub in Kenya, and ...

 

What Our Stories Really Say

What Our Stories Really Say

Happy Summer, everyone! I don’t know about you all, but my solstice weekend has been quite wonderful. Speaking of wonderful things, here are some highlights from ...

 

Learning to facilitate learning

Learning to facilitate learning

My second week at LitWorld was fast, productive, and educational. We had workshops on reading aloud and curriculum building. We organized libraries. We rode the ...

 

“Hello, readers, we’re glad to see you here…”

“Hello, readers, we’re glad to see you here…”

This summer, I have the fantastic opportunity to intern at LitWorld, an organization focused on enabling kids around the world to tell their stories. In this ...