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Katy Farber
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What a learning opportunity! I wish I had participated years ago in this rich #middlegrades  conference. Here are my main takeaways.


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Educator and author Katy Farber shares her takeaways from attending the Middle Grades Institute, and what she believes other educators can learn from it.
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Summer #education   #reading  for #teachers! Love this book filled with so many great ideas for how to engage students.
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You know how you have to go slow before you can go fast? Well– reforming The Toxic Substances Control act of 1976 (TSCA) has been the slowest rolling train of all. I’ve been writing about it steadily since the birth of my youngest daughter. She just turned 9. And other organizations have been working on …
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Middle school students sometimes come to math class with dread. They think of it as endless worksheets, seat time, and assessments. For many students, the work is hard. They don't see themselves as math people. One way to reverse this trend is to infuse math learning with inspiration and ...
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Thank you for the invite to this community. I am happy to be here with fellow lovers of children's literature! I'm a sixth grade teacher, writer and advocate for literacy for all. I just had my first middle grade novel published by Green Writers Press in May 2015. I'd love to share it with you for potential review here! It's called The Order of the Trees. Please let me know if you are interested, and thanks again for the invite!
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Thank you! I will send you the PDF and happy to join your community. 
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Looking for a book to read aloud to your kids, or in the classroom that fights bullying, builds empathy, and encourages kindness? Try these!

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We know the long term effects bullying can have on kids are not good. Kids who experience bullying can have increased anxiety, sleep problems, changes in eating patterns, and symptoms of depression. Many adults and students have become more aware of this topic– however changing behaviors takes ...
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It's official now! Happy to join this team of educators helping #VT  schools personalize learning and engaging middle level students!

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We are pleased to announce that The Order of the Trees won the Green Earth Book Award honor prize for Children's Fiction 2015! The Nature Generation awards books that promote environmental stewardship among young people. The Green Earth Book awards are awarded in picture book, children's fiction ...
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Being vulnerable, brave and showing up fully for our students is the daily work of teachers. Here's how my students taught me to be brave when I shared my personal writing with them. 

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I cracked open the book and gulped. Reading your own personal writing in front of your students is hard. Why? We work with students everyday. We ask them to share …
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Yep, that BPA free plastic might be just as harmful as the original. Unlike! 

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Would anyone like to review my middle grade fiction eco-adventure published last May by Green Writers Press?

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founder of Non-Toxic Kids, author, teacher, blogger and activist
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Founder of Non-Toxic Kids and blogger for the Moms Clean Air Force, teacher, author, mama of two spirited little girls, vegetarian and reluctant cook, trying to live a simple, healthy life in Vermont. 
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Published two education books in 2010: Why Great Teachers Quit and What We Can Do to Stop the Exodus, and Change the World with Service Learning.
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