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Carla Shinn

Get On Board the Book Speed Dating Train - 27 views

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    Great way to help teens find the right read. There are many ways to modify the event and make it something you can do anytime classes come in to select a book.
Carla Shinn

Why World Read Aloud Day is my favorite holiday - 8 views

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    To raise awareness of the educational challenges that many children face, a non-profit organization called LitWorld has designated the first Wednesday of every March "World Read Aloud Day."
Carla Shinn

Reading Aloud is 'Simple, Cheap' Way to Fight Illiteracy - 4 views

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    Parents, students, teachers and community members from more than 60 countries across the globe are coming together Wednesday to address the issue of adult and childhood illiteracy.

    But the focus isn't necessarily on new technologies, new teaching methods or millions of dollars in donations from private corporations to solve the problem, says Pam Allyn, executive director and founder of the international nonprofit LitWorld.
Carla Shinn

How a Printed Book Becomes a Digital eBook - 21 views

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    "The Apple iPad may be one of the biggest updates to the modern classroom in recent memory, but what good is a new tablet without any content? How do you turn the tried-and-tested (and loathed?) textbooks that you're accustomed to using into a digital eBook? A new visual guide lets you in on the 'behind the scenes' of how a standard printed book becomes an interactive eBook."
Carla Shinn

The International Children's Digital Library Offers Free eBooks for Kids in Over 40 Lan... - 29 views

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    For all of the free literature and essays available online, a surprisingly small amount is geared toward children. Even less is aimed at children who speak foreign languages. The International Children's Digital Library offers children ages 3-13 free access to the best available children's literature in more than 40 languages.
Carla Shinn

The 21 Best YA Books Of 2013 - 41 views

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    Whether you're actually a young adult or not, these books captivated us in 2013. Ranked in no particular order.
Ellen Robinette

Free Bookmarks - 37 views

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    PDF files for making bookmarks with a variety of themes
Allison Burrell

NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children - 17 views

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    "The world of children's literature contains a variety of genres, all of which have appeal to the diverse interests of children as well as potential for classroom teaching. In recent years, however, nonfiction or information books have emerged as a very a
Carla Shinn

Are Digital Libraries A 'Winner-Takes-All' Market? - 17 views

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    OverDrive Hopes So
    "Don't just think public libraries, which have had challenging times with the financial downturn and fiscally stretched municipalities. Add to the picture K-12 school libraries, colleges and universities libraries, corporations, and institutions such as the military. And think international."
Carla Shinn

The Changing Landscape: Libraries and Libraries in the Digital Age - 37 views

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    For Libraries and Librarians in the Digital Age
Carla Shinn

Google Wins Book Scanning Case - 21 views

Carla Shinn

20 different ways to buy ebooks, digital comics and etextbooks - 28 views

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    20 of the most popular destinations for buying, downloading and renting digital books, comics and textbooks
Carla Shinn

Banned Books Week - 14 views

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    Banned Books Week from Open Road Integrated Media
    Nice timeline - Click on a cover for a story behind the book.


    Banned Books Week Smore https://smore.com/vb83
Anne Weaver

eclection - Speed Dating For Books - 31 views

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    ideas for students to share books they like, or to select new titles to read (especially when a teacher/librarian has to do a booktalk and doesn't have enough time to familiarize him/herself with cart of choices.
Carla Shinn

Books Should Be Free - 18 views

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    Free Public Domain Audiobooks and eBooks
    - Downloadable audiobooks for iPhone, Android, Kindle & mp3 players
    Available in several languages
Carla Shinn

Epic Reads. Your World. Your Books. - 13 views

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    Online Community for teen books and authors.

    Visit our different channels to find communities of teens who like the same genres as you, or join in a forum discussion to share your opinions and insights. Discover a great new book? Don't forget to "Chuck It" at your friends for them to check out too!
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