On Board Online • October 9, 2017
By Merri Rosenberg
In the book "Those Shoes" by Maribeth Boelts, a boy named Jeremy wants the sneakers everyone else in school is wearing. After an ill-fitting thrift store pair produces sore feet, he comes to appreciate other things - warm boots, the love of his grandmother and the chance to help a friend.
Elizabeth Russell, instructional reading specialist with Orange Ulster BOCES, uses the story in lunchtime book clubs at various elementary schools. There is more to her agenda than improving literacy skills.Read the entire article>>
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The discussions will take place at the New York State School Boards Association's Annual Convention & Education Expo on October 12-14 at the Lake Placid Conference Center. This will be NYSSBA's first convention in Lake Placid.Read the entire news release>>
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