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    For the Love of a Book, Week 15

    The only problem with these “For the Love of a Book” weekly posts is that I tend to re-read books I like and so I am having trouble coming up with books that I haven’t done yet! Solution? Read new books! I am going to have to get on that… For this week, I am going to show how a book can come to life! This whole week has been dedicated to blog posts about the Beta Convention and today is no different. One of the competitions we look forward to the most is Living Literature, where students recreate a scene from a book. Last year, we did The Lion,…

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    Planning for a Beta Field Trip!

    So you’re the sponsor of the Beta Club at your school, are you? That’s awesome! You’re thinking of going to the Beta Convention next year? Equally awesome! I encourage you to get your ducks in a row now, because you don’t want to be scrambling last minute. Trust me on that. Planning a field trip can be hard but if you start early and plan well, it will be a breeze. We just got back in January from our Beta Club field trip and, let me tell you, I took lots of notes on what to do differently next year. 2020 will be my third year going on this field…

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    Make Sure It’s Worth It…

    Okay, first off – sorry for the long hiatus. I’ve been super busy with school and family and friends and have let my blog fall off the wagon. My apologies. To the one person who reads my blog, thank you for doing so. 🙂 You’ll be glad I’m back. I’m making a commitment today to blog three times a week. I’m also committing to eating healthy and being active so…yeah. We’ll see how those commitments go. In the time since I have blogged, I have taken my Beta students to their state convention and that is what this blog post is about. On Wednesday, I am doing a blog post…