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Loreen Leedy
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Artist, author, wife, chief cook, and cat scratcher
Artist, author, wife, chief cook, and cat scratcher

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Are you writing or illustrating a book about farming? Check out this article for some things to avoid.

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What should go in that blank space above the kitchen windows? How about some big, bold, colorful fruit on an art quilt?

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If you're having problems with Blogger inexplicably darkening your carefully prepared images, you need to turn off "auto enhance" in your Google+ settings. This link takes you to the Help forum for a few more details.

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Hey, somehow it started snowing on the cover of Snowy Symmetry...thanks Google! (But I'm not going to do any shoveling!)

Seriously, I didn't do this...it happened via some mysterious algorithm, perhaps?
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Teaching line symmetry, halves vs. wholes, flip transformations? Here are two classroom resources with a Winter and/or Christmas theme. Enjoy!

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Review and giveaway of my new picture book about MyPlate on Elizabeth Dulemba's blog (home of FREE Coloring Page Tuesdays!)

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This is an easy variation on cranberry sauce that is sooooo good!

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Here are some fun ways to engage kids in nonfiction books and informational texts:

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This post expires on October 30-31st...so hurry and read! :)

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Nice list of resources for teaching rounding for grades 3-5!
Resources for Rounding (3.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.4)
Common Core State Standard 3.NBT.A.1 asks students in Grade 3 to "use place value understanding to round numbers to the nearest 10 or 100."  Fourth graders ( 4.NBT.A.3 ) must "use place value to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place." By fifth grade,...
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