Ms. Fitz has Read… May 2, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from May 2, 2020. Time in April seemed to be completely elastic, either racing by or moving so slow it was pretty much backwards. For the first part of the month, I focused so much on the teaching and connecting part of my job (you can see […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… April 3, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from April 3! I have been struggling with words recently, both in reading and in writing. But if my librarian brain can do anything, it’s track data and make lists! So here we are. I’m far from my beloved reading wall, so this graphic will have to […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… March 3, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from March 3! February is one of the most difficult months in teaching, in my opinion. This February has been especially weird, with zero snow days, wild weather, and lots of extra obligations. If I’m being honest, I’m kind of surprised I read this many books. Small […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… February 1, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from February 1! The Ms. Fitz wall is covered with a display this month (if you haven’t seen it, check it out here!), so I’m trying out these book cover collages instead. January was a month of gleefully raiding alllllll the best of 2019 reading lists I […]

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Ms. Fitz has read… January 4, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from January 4! In August, I set a few reading goals for the 2019-2020 school year. One of them was to focus on our collection when I was choosing my books to read, in order to highlight books that my students have access to and to increase […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… December 2, 2019

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from December 2! November was all about audiobooks! With a new Audible subscription, I was able to listen without having to wait – a huge bonus when you have impatient kids waiting to talk to you about what you’re reading. I abandoned more books than I finished this […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… November 4, 2019

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from November 4th! October was a hard month, and it impacted my reading. With travel, sickness, speaking engagements, and work craziness, I didn’t get to spend as much time with books as I wanted to. I’m looking forward to a more relaxed November (🤞🤞) with more time […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… October 1, 2019

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from October 1st! After about five weeks of school, my reading wall is much more full than I expected it to be. You might remember that I set reading goals for myself this year – check them out here – and I know I said I would take […]

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Ms. Fitz has read… August 22, 2019

The best thing about teaching? A beautiful blank slate every August. This wall may look empty, but it has my brain buzzing with reading goals for the ‘19-‘20 school year. Here are three that I’m really excited about: Read as diversely as possible, giving extra attention to underrepresented voices and power dynamics. This one might […]

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Ms. Fitz Has Read…May 5, 2019

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from May 5th! That end-of-the-year teacher sprint is in full swing, so I was extra thankful for audiobooks this month – and I’m already daydreaming about slow summer mornings reading in my backyard hammock 😍😍 This month was full of thrillers and mysteries (trying to find great […]

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