Loving the 3 Bears … and Whole World!


The Three Bears by Byron Barton is my favorite book to use in shared reading. It provides many great opportunities for differentiated instruction.

When we read it out loud together, it helps us learn how to use different characters’ voices for the “Who’s been eating my porridge?” lines. That brings it to for every learning level, and builds joy for reading. Continue Reading

The Gift of Grace

preschooler ready for school

Give your child the gift of Grace!

If you know someone with a preschooler who hasn’t made a choice of school for this fall, learn about Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy (where I teach).

Stop by or call Julie, our secretary, at (309) 755-9771 to schedule time that works for you to learn more. We look forward to meeting you!❤