Today, we want to shine the spotlight on the amazing work of Lulu.com author and illustrator, Jena Ball. Jena, a consummate animal lover
Meet the CritterKin
The CritterKin books have been especially inspirational for young students and teachers have been reaching out to Jena, asking her to present to their classes. Momentum for this movement has grown. Jena now collaborates with teachers all over the county on project-based learning campaigns. Entire schools are now getting involved and working on projects to teach kids the importance of emotional intelligence while incorporating core-based learning skills.
Our never-ending gratitude goes out to people like Jena, and teachers all over the world who work hard to ensure a brighter future for today’s younger generation. These gifted creators make content that impacts the most important among us: the children. Anyone who had a family pet knows how important they are.
Teaching with purpose
Take some time this week, remember the key teachers in your life that went the extra mile, took
Work like Jena’s on the CritterKin project helps to highlight the many ways kids can learn. Learning while doing is a vital piece of any complete curriculum. And with resources like CritterKin, there is more than just a lesson. There is something your kids can take home with them (a book).
Meg Crawford writes for the Lulu Blog – Archived