Heather has just been granted the Roosevelt-Ashe Award for "Outstanding Educator in Conservation"! Selected from educators across the south, the award honors conservation heroes for their contributions to protect wild places and wild things.
Watch the video here (starting at 2:18).
Wild Discoveries:Wacky New Animals
A see-through frog? A bomb-dropping worm? A sneezing monkey?
Wacky animals which have been unknown to science -- until now!
WILD DISCOVERIES highlights thirty amazing new creatures plus the
stories of those who discovered them -- some of whom are children!
Available at Scholastic Book Fairs, through Scholastic Book Clubs and at your book store!
Download "Wild About Learning" a lesson plan unit to accompany Wild Discoveries. Lesson are correlated to the Common Core State Standards Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects and Next Generation Science Standards.
WHAT DO YOU THINK? WHICH IS THE WACKIEST ANIMAL IN THE BOOK? To vote, click here.
Votes will be tallied once a week and added to the chart.
A Wild Discovery: Turning Students from Reluctant to Ready Researchers, Readers, and Writers, Alabama School Librarian Association Conference, June 10, 2013
Wild Discoveries on Monte Sano Mountain, North Alabama Land Trust, June 11, 2013
Wild Discoveries Inquiry Lesson Plans, Auburn University at Montgomery, June 12, 2013
Wild Discoveries, Summer Reading Program, Guntersville Public Library, July 17, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Open to the Public.
School District Seven, School Visits, Spartanburg, SC, September 17-18, 2013.
Want Heather to present at your school, library or event? Visit her presentations page.
As a naturalist, I love to explore the world around me. As a teacher, I
love to share my passion for bugs, rocks and running water. As a writer I get to do both!