And while the answers vary from year to year, there does seem to be a little bit of a pattern by now. And so it was. Lastly, I am passionate about helping others, learning about abuse, helping others in abusive relationships, and helping others understand their worth. That greatly helps me read more incredible books, that sometimes turn into contenders. Our kids connecting is what makes it incredible, so thank you for allowing me to be connected to you and your kids. To join our Facebook Community, go here The project was created in 2010 with a simple goal in mind; one book to connect the world. I have not yet read this book, as it has not been released yet. My students hand them to me. She created the Global Read Aloud, a monthlong event that brings classrooms around the world together over books. There are some scenes that may not be appropriate for younger students. Hand in your questions or tweet them to me during it using the hashtag #GRAGoldfish. May 1, 2016 - Explore Jennifer Evans's board "Global Read Aloud" on Pinterest. This is a book I will not soon forget. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Students consolidated their learning with a culminating activity that had them re-visiting the text. Best, You shouldn’t hear from me for a long time; I am busy working behind the scenes trying to secure partnerships/sponsorship and otherwise making the experience even better for all of those that sign up, while teaching my incredible 7th graders and being with my awesome family, oh and reading incredible books of course. ( Log Out /  Might be a good resource for our teachers and support staff on their wellness journey. He is such an inspiring author and illustrator whose books are filled with wonderful messages. All my very best and with a huge big thank you. The Global Read Aloud 2014 may be several months away but here at GRA headquarters, which is really just in my head, the wheels are spinning. Good luck and I look forward to hearing how you connect or how you encourage the other educators in (or outside of) your building to connect. Just bought your book, too, so am looking forward to my summer reading kickoff. You can show them pictures of kids in other countries but why not have them speak to each other? How can I not when there are so many incredible books to share out there? Global Read Aloud 2014. elemtech Connected Learning, Resources October 2, 2014 October 3, 2014 author study, books, connecting, Global Read Aloud, literacy 0 Comment. Today is the day! ), but if you are – congratulations! Posted on October 2, 2014 by fatima001. I would recommend this to be read to students in Grade 8-10. Global collaboration is necessary to show students that they are part of something bigger than them. Through these challenges, she gets closer and closer to the family and connects to them in a way that she never felt possible. I really hope many teachers involve their students in this worthwhile experience. So there it is; how a book becomes a Global Read Aloud book. The Global Read Aloud is coming this fall (starting October 6 – November 14). I'm everything we do, as teachers and leaders (in any capacity), relat…. Great ideas are shared here from many of the amazing educators that are a part of it. Thank you so much for writing this post, it is definitely helpful. Every year I wonder if this is the year that people realize that I still don’t know completely what I am doing with this project, every year I think this is the year that people will be too busy or just not interested. It’s hard to believe that the 2014 Global Read Aloud is over but today I did the final official event with the incredible Q&A with Jenni Holm. In the first few weeks of the global read aloud, the students from this grade 5 class were frequent visitors to the Grade ¾ SMA’s Blog. I can not express how fortunate we are to have our children in our life! See more ideas about Read aloud, Reading, Global. Eleven years ago, I started the Global Read Aloud (GRA) on little more than an idea and a hope: that perhaps through a shared read aloud we could create pathways around the world, expanding our knowledge, shrinking our otherization, growing our curiosity, and diminishing hate. This summer, I read all but one of the books for the Global Read Aloud (one is not yet been published). Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. One kind publisher, Simon and Schuster, has graciously started sending me books. In this last month my class went travelling. It really is a wonderful, well-organized way to begin making those global connections in a meaningful way! Here is the link to view the event:  Click here. Download the E-book here (epub) From Oct 8 - Dec 8 ONLY Part A Part B it looks like this book would be good for students in Grade 5-7. And I'm so thrilled and honored that one of the books kids and educators will be reading is THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH. It’s hard to express just what your participation means to me. For the duration of these 6 weeks, teachers will read aloud a book (or books by a particular author for primary-aged students). Now with millions of connections made between more than 80 countries, the GRA keeps growing. I would be cautious about reading this book to a class, depending on the personal experiences of the students you have in your class. Please keep emailing me and more importantly, please keep the connections going – this is what makes the project last. Learn more about the Global Read Aloud by watching this video by Pernille Ripp. Then the caring can begin. This is a sweet story about a fragile china rabbit and his journey in finding love and happiness when he is separated from his young owner who loved him dearly. And then, it’s time to go back with her mom…  This book brought me to tears many times. To contact me, please email me at p@globalreadaloud.com That the world needs to be protected and that we need to care for all people. What a brilliant journey it has been. For the duration of these 6 weeks, teachers will read aloud a book (or books by a particular author for primary-aged students). The premise is simple; we pick a book to read aloud to our students during a set 6-week period and during that time we try to make as many global connections as possible. Perhaps, if you have a student who might connect strongly to the book, a conversation or allowing the student to pre-read the book might be a good idea. The message in this book is a wonderful start to the new school year! I love it, and will be trying GRA with an older group of kids this year. The Global Read Aloud is coming this fall (starting October 6 – November 14). Thank you also for the age group recommendations! Here is the link to view the event – click here  – it will also be recorded for later viewing! It is about a 12-year-old girl who is put into foster care after a horrendous situation with her mother and her step-father. Pernille Ripp lists many of the ways you can connect here. Right here Who is the author study? Blogging is one of the ways they share. Longer stories meant to be read aloud for children. Leave a comment, with your email or other way of getting a hold of you, telling us why you joined the Global Read Aloud. This is not MY project, this is OUR project. The Global Read Aloud (GRA) is a project that occurs each fall. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. If you enjoy Peter H. Reynold’s books, and their messages, as much as I do, you may want to check out International Dot Day on (or around) September 15 (I already have my Dot Day dress picked out!). I often get asked how a book becomes an official Global Read Aloud choice? GLOBAL READ ALOUD!! Here is some key information for 2014. More information about the timeline can be found here.What makes this even more interesting and engaging … Apr 25, 2019 - All things Global Read Aloud collected by the creator Pernille Ripp. The growth of this project is all because of you! It was very sad in parts, yet also sweet in others. Yes, I know we just ended the event for 2014 and what a read aloud it was. This story is full of wonderful vocabulary! Aug 15, 2018 - Explore Rebecca Zach's board "global read aloud", followed by 146 people on Pinterest. For 30 minutes Lynda will answer as many questions for all of those who have loved reading aloud, As promised, Jenni Holm, filmed herself reading the final chapter of The Fourteenth Goldfish. The books are the heart of the project and are so very important to its success. I leave with you with the last few updates, I am off to read more incredible books, after all 2015 is just around the corner when we kick off October 5th! This story brought a lump in my throat and tears to my eyes. I would recommend this book for the middle years – Grades 6-8. If you have not read this book, you NEED to! Students from around the world read a common book and share their thoughts about the book, chapter by chapter, over a 6-week period. What makes this even more interesting and engaging for students is the possibility of connecting with others who are also reading these books world-wide. Pingback: Information for the Global Read Aloud 2014 | Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension. Change ). The Global Read Aloud, which runs from October 6 th - November 14 th celebrates the work of Peter H. Reynolds. So for now happy reading and happy book birthday to you! To view, please head over. Global Read Aloud. 5A is joining 244,000 students in over 30 different countries for the Global Read Aloud . From the incredible books, the authors that were involved, the connections that happened, and the amazing projects shared, I am quite overwhelmed with it all. The Fourteeth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm. It is the 10th year for the six-week event that fosters global connections through shared reading, from picture books through young adult. 35 books Student Comment. This year the grade recommendations have been removed so as to give teachers more flexibility over which book they choose for their students (or which book they choose together). You actually become very connected with this character and long for his happiness in his journey. Pernille Ripp is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. How A Book Is Selected for the Global Read Aloud, people who sign up to be a part of the project, It’s a Wrap – Goodbye to Global Read Aloud for 2014 #GRA14, Sign up for Global Read Aloud 2015 #GRA15, Jenni Holm Answers Our Questions for #GRA14 Live Event, Video of Lynda Mullaly Hunt Taking #GRA14 Questions, Jenni Holm Reads Aloud the Final Chapter and Takes Your Questions #GRA14 #GRAGoldfish, Follow The Global Read Aloud on WordPress.com. Here are the steps to becoming an official Global Read Aloud choice. To see the blog with the latest news and ideas, go here. I know many teachers who would like to involve their students in more global connections, but they are a bit afraid or intimidated by the process. You can connect online to classes around the world using whichever tool you are most comfortable: Twitter, Edmodo, Google Hangout, Skype, the Wiki, or blogging. Author Matt Renwick Posted on September 26, 2014 September 26, 2014 Categories Reading Tags chris grabenstein, global read aloud, kate dicamillo, middle level ed, phillip hoose, reading aloud, tom angleberger 2 Comments on Four Middle Level Books I Read Instead Twitter Lists for the Global Read Aloud Simply put; without the incredible books, there would be no Global Read Aloud. I would like to chime in with age group recommendations though. Pernille. Here is the video from today’s livestream, I apologize for any technical difficulties we ran into. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Note: this video will be taken down November 21st. I would recommend this book to be read aloud to students in Grades 3-5. View more posts, Hi Tia, See more ideas about Read aloud, Picture book, Childrens books. the Grade 2/3 class of 2014/15: stcollins@scdsb.on.ca (705) 424-9992 Jan 2015 Home Our Flat Stanley Project Summer Ideas Calendar Inquiry S.S. and Science Global Read Aloud ... Why the Global Read Aloud? How great is that? The "school" of fish traveled down the hall and onto the ceiling! We started with 600 kids the first year, 2010, and this year I closed sign up at 308,000 kids. Such an amazing opportunity that you have started for us all. To see the video of the event with Jenni Holm, To mail me things because you feel like it, send it. 11/13/2014 4 Comments For the second straight year my class has participated in the Global Read Aloud Project. Who is behind the Global Read Aloud: In 2010, while listening to NPR, the idea of the Global Read Aloud began. So how does the process work, when does it start, when does it end? On the website Ripp writes, If you have not already done so, you might want to consider signing up for the Global Read Aloud 2014 here. I'm so excited because today is the kick-off for Global Read Aloud 2014!! Laura Gardner is the Library Teacher at Dartmouth Middle School and received a 2018 Service Award from MSLA. They are the words that i think will spark connections, spark change, and make people feel something. I am lucky I get to make it every year. Global collaboration is necessary to show students that they are part of something bigger than them. Even though these are recommended for primary-aged students, students of any age would get a lot out of the messages in these books. Often something a student has just read ends up on the contender list, I love this so much. Global Read Aloud grew by digital “word of mouth,” fueled by everyone’s enthusiasm and passion to make this a memorable experience, not just another reading … Wendi Pillars (@wendi322) says: June 12, 2014 at 8:44 pm You’ve done wonders. This next year will be one of more growth where I hopefully secure sponsors to help me trademark the name and do other essential things to make it even easier and better for everyone to connect and participate, wish me luck. In 2014, the Global Read Aloud for the 4th and 5th graders was Jennifer Holm's The Fourteenth Goldfish. Please submit them below! In the second year, more than 8,000 students shared and connected through two books. Secondly, I am an elementary educator who recently returned to the classroom after 12+ years as an elementary school administrator. There are many things that define who I am as a person. The 2019 Global Read Aloud (GRA) selections were announced this week. One For the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. GLOBAL READ ALOUD -- Last Chapter of the FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH I've had such a wonderful time being part of the The Global Read Aloud that I wanted to take part -- and read aloud the last chapter of THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH. During the six weeks of the project, in addition to Skyping and blogging with other classes, students designed various fish while listening to the chapters. The Amazing Global Read Aloud! I enjoyed reading this book about a girl with terminal cancer. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. Here is some key information for 2014. As explained by Pernille Ripp, the organizer of the Global Read Aloud: Thanks so much for taking the time to read and respond to my post. Reading the reviews though, On Friday, November 14th, at 10:45 AM CST, the amazing Lynda Mullaly Hunt and I will do a livestream Q&A via YouTube. The Fourteenth Goldfish can be 4th and up, One for the Murphy’s can be used with as low as 5th if you have the right type of class. The Global Read Aloud was an excellent learning opportunity. "The GRA is an invitation into a world that we can share together. It might be a very difficult book for some children to listen to. What started with 300 students and one book (The Little Prince), has grown in its 8th year to include more than 2.2 million students in 80 different countries, four books, and an author study. The Global Read Aloud 2014 may be several months away but here at GRA headquarters, which is really just in my head, the wheels are spinning. Also, there will be a final Google Hangout on November 17th at 10:45 AM CST where Jenni will answer some of your questions. Thank you! But….I have been reading some pretty incredible books lately and have already started thinking about 2015. Posted … Since I have read the books, I thought I would help people out a bit by telling you what they are each about and what grade I would feel they would be most appropriate (however, you will know best once you meet your students). Kids all around the world will be reading the same book and connecting with other classrooms! Where possible, I have linked to the reading of each book (or a preview) so you can get to know the story. Where do I sign up? It’s a Wrap – Goodbye to Global Read Aloud for 2014 #GRA14 November 18, 2014 November 29, 2014 1 Comment It’s hard to believe that the 2014 Global Read Aloud is over but today I did the final official event with the incredible Q&A with Jenni Holm. This wonderful day is based around the book The Dot. Reflecting upon leadership and connections. It enhanced our read aloud experience and modeled for students how to draw upon a variety of resources and experiences in order to become more knowledgable and responsible citizens. So here is your chance to sign up for 2015. First of all, I am a mother of 3 wonderful children! The amazing and incredible Peter H. Reynolds is our… Global Read Aloud 2014. From its humble beginnings, the GRA has grown to make a truly global connection with milllions of students… A blog documenting my learning, as an educator, a leader in education, a mother, and an amateur photographer. I buy it because it looks amazing or because someone has recommended it to me. Submit your questions on this form or use the hashtag #GRAMurphys this Friday as we wrap p this amazing book. First of all, the author study this year is Peter H. Reynolds. I am telling you, you will love this book for the discussions it will create and the connections you will make. More information about the timeline can be found here. To get more information about me, go to my professional blog here under My Story. Learn more about the Global Read Aloud by watching this video by Pernille Ripp. See more ideas about read aloud, reading, author studies. And finally, please reach out with what I can do to make this easier/better/or whatever else you feel like telling me. To help educators foster this sense of connectedness with their students, teacher and author Pernille Ripp inspired her to start The Global Read Aloud (GRA) in 2010. While some younger individual students may enjoy this book, I would be very cautious about reading it aloud. So spread the word and then just relax, we have 11 months to go before we start! ( Log Out /  There are some other great resources for the books here on the FableVision website. Read Aloud. I would actually propose that older students/adults would probably make the most profound connections with Peter H. Reynold’s messages. Edward is appropriate from 2nd grade and up. Here are the books for the author study. For the second straight year my class was engrossed in a fantastic novel. Does the “ugly cry” sound familiar to you? I look forward to reading the Fourteenth Goldfish. The contest ends Friday night, the 29th at 9 PM CST. ( Log Out /  The recommendations come from people I trust, my students, The Nerdy Bookclub. To see the video of the event with Lynda Mullaly Hunt. ( Log Out /  Can’t wait. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. In the end, the authors whose words that are selected are those that speak not just to me but to thousands of people across the world. Watch Jenni Holm answer some of our many questions as we finish Global Read Aloud 2015. Monday, October 27, 2014. Maybe it was just because of the personal connections I made with the book, but it is a great story of survival, personal discovery, and love. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Since then the project has grown to spark a movement on a global scale—the event now reaches millions of children and teachers in over 86 countries. The Global Read Aloud takes much of the planning away and allows you to focus on really great books and beginning to take that risk to connect with other classes world-wide. If you are not done, no worries, (I’m not! You read about the struggles she has connecting with this somewhat “perfect” family – far different from her own. 12K likes. In the third year, nearly 30,000 students took part. You can really do as little or as much as you want. And yet, every year it has grown. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Picking the books is not something I take lightly, nor for granted, it is a privilege and a very hard choice. 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