Today is two months to the day until International Dot Day. This event has been recently publicized in the blogosphere and of course I was curious…
From the Dot Club Website:
“International Dot Day was launched by teacher Terry Shay when he introduced his classroom to Peter H. Reynolds’ book The Dot on September 15, 2009. (Fun Fact: Terry chose September 15 because the original publishing date of The Dot is September 15, 2003!) The Dot tells the story of a caring teacher who reaches a reluctant student in a remarkably creative way. The teacher dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities by being brave enough to “make her mark”. What begins with a small dot on a piece of paper becomes a breakthrough in confidence and courage, igniting a journey of self-discovery and sharing, which has gone on to inspire countless children and adults around the globe.”
This year September 15th falls on a Sunday, so the date might make for some interesting scheduling. Still, I’d love to to see EHUE students and staff participate. Let’s start planning now! A free resource guide is available after registering. Are you ready to make your mark on the world?