Spencer’s Reading List | Week Six

Spencer’s Reading List | Week Six

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” —Anna Quindlen Friends & Fellow Readers, Six weeks ago, I promised to send you a weekly book list for the duration of the shelter-in-place order....
Spencer’s Reading List | Week Five

Spencer’s Reading List | Week Five

“There is nothing more luxurious than eating while you read—unless it be reading while you eat.” – E. Nesbit Friends, This week’s list is an oddity in that it’s exclusively comprised of non fiction works. But don’t let that deter you, these are are all page-turners!...
Spencer’s Reading List | Week Four

Spencer’s Reading List | Week Four

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Suess Friends, This week’s list consists of two books that should be required reading for every Florida man (and woman), my...
Spencer’s Reading List | Week Three

Spencer’s Reading List | Week Three

“You want weapons? We’re in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room’s the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!”  – Russell T. Davies (from Tooth and Claw in Season 2) Friends, It is always difficult to narrow the list...
Spencer’s Reading List | Week Two

Spencer’s Reading List | Week Two

Friends, “A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” – George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones I hope you enjoyed reading last week’s list as much as I enjoyed putting it together. For this week’s selection, I’ve...
Spencer’s Reading List | Week One

Spencer’s Reading List | Week One

Friends, All of my life I have been a voracious reader, and I believe that reading has many benefits, including expanding vocabulary, exposure to diverse perspectives, and a greater understanding of the human condition. Given that we have all been spending so much...
Free Resources for Families & Teachers

Free Resources for Families & Teachers

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, schools throughout Florida and the United States are on extended breaks in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Florida Department of Education has compiled a list of free resources,...
FDOE & COVID-19 Update

FDOE & COVID-19 Update

Stay up-to-date with the latest updates from the Florida Department of Education here: http://www.fldoe.org/em-response/index.stml