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From: https://nerdybookclub.wordpress.com/ Helping students choose the perfect book for their needs is a thing school librarians do on a daily basis. Some of the suggestions found in this latest post from Nerdy Book Club will be familiar, but some of them have a new twist and might just ring a [...]
It's Hanukkah! But what is Hanukah, and what is Kwaanza? What is Ramadan? How do people around the world celebrate Christmas? How were holidays celebrated in the past? These questions come up time after time and time in classes across Quebec and Canada. There are a number of resources that [...]
Given the tragic attacks that we are reading about in Europe and Africa, it is not unlikely that our students will be talking about these sad events. Several usually reliable websites have suggestions both for parents and teachers. Library personnel may want to consult their principals and teachers for advice [...]
Librarians do love lists. This is a list that will be close to all of our hearts because, as much as we want our students to display those important elements of information literacy and digital citizenship, we would be overjoyed to have them love reading. There are so many reasons [...]
March is Women's History Month and though it's almost over, I thought I might share another list of books that are fun to read, have strong female protagonists and solid stories. This list comes from Book Riot, a great source for librarians and avid readers. Book Riot is not specifically [...]
http://m.commonsensemedia.org/new/how-raise-reader?utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=08.21.12_standalone Thanks to Sandra Bebbington for this link. Practical suggestions to engage young readers!
The article introduces a study of a small group of parents by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. According to the article, kids age 3 to 6 remembered more narrative details from print books than from enhanced e-books with multimedia features. But there was nodifference between the print book readers and the enhanced e-book readers when kids were [...]