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WRAD 2019

This week has been one of super crazy winter weather in Indiana (and other states as well) as the Polar Vortex of 2019 wreaked havoc and brought bitterly cold temperatures our way.

The cold temperatures meant most schools canceled due to the extreme temperatures, so my carefully planned schedule of delivering Google CS First workshops to 3 different school systems this week had to be adjusted and ultimately postponed.

But there was an amazing silver lining to this!

With today's workshop rescheduled, it meant that I was able to celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) for the first time since 2016.  (Check out my blog from that last celebration here!) 

Yesterday afternoon I put the word out to my former collaborative partner Matthew Winner that we should connect and read together today.  Then I sent emails to some of the schools where I work with their library staff.  I also shared the idea with another Five-Star colleague to see if she had any teachers that might want to give it a tr…

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