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Pleasure Reading Survey « National Reading Campaign - 3 views

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    Past research has found that reading for pleasure is linked to better overall satisfaction with life, higher incomes, healthier relationships (lower divorce rates), and better mental health.
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Mixbook | Education Program & Free Digital Storytelling Software for Educators - 2 views

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    A good tool for story creation that features some sophisticated editing tools perfect for middle or high school students. Students begin with story starters or a completely blank book. The site includes numerous templates and images to insure a professional looking book. Mixbook also offers accounts designed for teachers.
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Listly List - List of Free eBooks Website #ipad #android #books #free #mac #windows #ki... - 2 views

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    A long list of places on the Internet from where you can download free (and legal) eBooks. If we are aiming to have improved access, with everyone knowing and understanding how to access and find what they want to read, then we are opening up a new world for some an and using technology to create better readers. This is in a listly from Fasal Khan.
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101 Blogs About Schools, Books, & Libraries - 4 views

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    100 blogs about school libraries, educational thinking and books
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Teen Read Week: Creating a Text-Rich School | Edutopia - 0 views

  • spread it to my entire school. And to do that, I have to allow literature to leak out of my classroom and into my school at large
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    Ideas from literature addict Heather Wolpert-Gawron."As a teacher, my mission is to spread this addiction to my own students. But I have a greater, more sinister, goal than that this year. I want to spread it to my entire school. And to do that, I have to allow literature to leak out of my classroom and into my school at large."
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What To Do When Kids Aren't Allowed To Read Digital Books in School | Scales on Censors... - 2 views

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    Ebooks outlawed in class. The September issue of School Library Journal addressed not one, but two reader issues pertaining to digital access by K-12 students. Pat Scales, chair of the American Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee, has dealt with many a book challenge and attempts to ban library materials. In her column, "Scales on Censorship," she addresses situations faced by readers. But "this is the first I've encountered in which a book's format has been censored," she writes.
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20 Education Technology Books You Should Be Reading | Edudemic - 1 views

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    A list from the edudemic people listing "some of the best edtech reads out there, from essential texts on the subject to cutting-edge research, that will help you learn about and implement educational technologies and curricula that can truly benefit both you and your students."
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The Best Fun Videos About Books & Reading | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the ... - 1 views

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    A list of f fun videos out there about books and reading by Larry Ferlazzo
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How We Will Read: Clay Shirky - 3 views

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    This post is part of "How We Will Read," an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals.
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New from Pew: The Rise of e-Reading « NeverEndingSearch - 0 views

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Design & Make A Book With Our Simple Free Guide | Bookemon.com - 6 views

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    Check the edcenter area at Bookemon. Makes nice looking interactive "books" -and you do NOT need to pay or print them. (Here is a review: http://www.teachersfirst.com/single.cfm?id=10404). I think multiple students can collaborate. I don't like the commercial "look" of the site, but the tool itself is easy and free.
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The 11 Best Science Books of 2011 | Brain Pickings - 2 views

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    A look at 2011's most compelling science books, spanning everything from medicine to physics to quantum mechanics
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The 100 'Greatest Books for Kids' - USATODAY.com - 3 views

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    The 100 "Greatest Books for Kids," ranked by Scholastic Parent & Child magazine:
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