Reading With Mr. Sharp

Reading With Mr. Sharp

Books With Mr. Sharp
A fifth grade teacher shares books, teaching reflections, and his take on life.


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Thank Goodness for Google Docs | E47

Everyone Gets A Book | E46
The PTA at my school bought all the fifth graders a copy of The Creativity Project.❤️
March 12, 2018
All School PD | E45
Excited for a day of learning with my #wsdpanthers teammates.
March 12, 2018
Book Launch Week! | E44
I am thankful to all the people out there that helped make The Creativity Project possible.
March 11, 2018
Never Stop Growing E43
In this episode I reflect on an awesome week of learning at a couple of conferences.
March 10, 2018
Mock Caldecott 2018 | E42
February 9, 2018
The Nicest Act | E41
My students never stop impressing me. Their kindness is contagious and inspiring.
January 24, 2018
Losers Bracket by Chris Crutcher #booktalk | E 40
This amazing young adult novel comes out April 2018.
January 5, 2018
E39 | They’re Creating Even When I'm Not There
I love that my students are creating podcast episodes on days when I am not in school.
December 6, 2017
E37 | Using Audio Books
Audio books in the classroom.
November 14, 2017
E36 | I Like Reading
Watching a kid fall in love with reading is magical.
November 11, 2017
E35 | A New Read Aloud
Today we started a new read aloud , and I had some great reading conferences with my students.
November 9, 2017
E34: Classroom Library Survey and wishtree Read Aloud
Finishing our classroom read aloud of wishtree, and reflecting on a classroom library survey made today awesome.
November 8, 2017
E 33 | A Bad Day With A Sub
October 25, 2017
E32 | Long Way Down #booktalk
Long Way Down #BookTalk
October 25, 2017
E31 | Come With Me
Come with Me is such an important picture book.
September 28, 2017
E30| Creative Start Rocks
I love starting our school day creating.
September 28, 2017
E29 | Loved Working With Brad
My pal Bras Wilson stopped to hang out with my students today.
September 26, 2017
E28 | My Readers Take Care of Each Other
I love watching my students get to know each other as readers.
September 25, 2017
E27 | A Surprise Half Day
Love that my students are willing to roll with whatever the day brings.
September 22, 2017
E26 | Sergeant Reckless ROCKS
The narrative nonfiction book Sergeant Reckless is fascinating. My students and I are captivated by this book.
September 18, 2017
E25 | Dot Day is crazy fun
I had a blast ending the week celebrating Dot Day with my students.
September 15, 2017
E24 | I Need To Slow Down
School is a marathon not a sprint.
September 9, 2017
E23 | I Got My Class List!!
I got my class list!!
August 15, 2017
E22| The Creativity Project Is Available for Preorder
I can't believe people are preordering my book. I'm so thankful.
August 14, 2017
E21| We Shouldn't Do It Alone
Working together is a lot more effective than working alone. Thankful to have help setting up my classroom.
August 12, 2017
E20 | Check out these amazing #BookTalks!
I loved hearing all the book talks people gave by calling in to my Anchor channel.
August 11, 2017
E19: Kickoff Reflections
Cool to mix-ins into an episode.
August 9, 2017
E18: The #TeamJXN #EdTech Kickoff
I had a blast learning and presenting at the Team Jackson Ed Tech Kickoff.
August 8, 2017
E17: It Takes a Village
I feel so blessed to have he support of my parents. They sacrifice so much to help me as an educator.
August 7, 2017
E16 | Switching Grades Has Effected My Summer Reading Choices
Changing grades has really influenced my reading this summer.
August 4, 2017
E15 | The First Rule Of Punk #BookTalk
I LOVED The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez. I think kids are going to totally fall for this book.
August 2, 2017
E14 | First Anchor Interview
In this episode I interview Anchor employee Maya. We discuss some of Anchor's cool features and we talk about how educators might use it in schools.
August 1, 2017
E 13: Playing Waldo at a Bookshop
I had a blast dressing up as Waldo for a local book event.
August 1, 2017
E12 | Anticipating New Readers
I can't wait to meet my new students. I recorded his episode while walking around a book store.
July 31, 2017
E11 | #BookTalk: The Vanderbeekers
In this episode I book talk The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street.
July 29, 2017
E10 | Day 2 Setting Up My Room
I got a ton of work done in my classroom today. Much better than day 1.
July 27, 2017
E9 | First Day Working In My New Classroom
School starts in 28 days!!! I had a good first day working in my classroom.
July 26, 2017
E8 | Reading Aloud Connects Us
I've been thinking a lot about my students from last year, and how reading aloud helped us develop community.
July 25, 2017
E7 I Survived #booktalk
I finally read a book in the I Survived series. It was amazing! Looking forward to booktalking it in the fall.
July 24, 2017
E6 Life: a Gorgeous Picture Book
My booktalk of Cynthia Rylant and Brendan Wenzel's LIFE. This is a must read picture book.
July 23, 2017
E5 Seattle Reading Summit
I had an amazing time learning and growing with educators in Seattle. The highlight of the trip came in an unexpected place.
July 22, 2017
E4 Tips From Principals
Todd Nesloney and Brandon Blom each give a tip for principals wanting to promote reading in their schools.
July 20, 2017
E3 Brandon Blom Inspires Me
I am always looking for new educators to learn and grow with. Brandon Blom is the real deal. I'm so glad I met him at a Scholastic Reading Summit.
July 20, 2017
E2 Traveling to Seattle to Speak
Excited to head to the Seattle Scholastic Reading Summit. Feeling blessed to have an opportunity to learn and grow with educators.
July 19, 2017
E1 Falling in love with NF
My son is in love with Two Truths and a Lie.
July 17, 2017

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