Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, audiobooks, book fair, books for toddlers, equity in education, free speech, gender bias, growing bookworms, joy of learning, libraries, media, parenting, reading, reading aloud, reading choice, and recess.
We have (or had) most of these: 23 Classic Toddler Books, #BookList from @growingbbb http://ow.ly/D3QK308v5GQ #kidlit
This is a nice #BookList from @TrevorHCairney | 240 Great Children's Books for All Ages (by age range) http://ow.ly/WLv2308xzHW #kidlit
Diversity + Gender
How teachers can minimize the gender bias (more passive girls) that still exists in the classroom @WordLib @edutopia https://t.co/EBPgoJDgDo
4 Ways to Add #Diversity to Your #HomeLibrary | @growingbbb @Scholastic #DiverseBooks #reading http://ow.ly/Rwdx308xEms
Events + Programs
The 25th African American Children’s Book Fair is this Saturday 2/4 in PA | @brownbookshelf #DiverseBooks #kidlit https://t.co/Md6sgn7ZSq
3 Ways To Grow Independent Readers in the classroom + why love of reading is important http://ow.ly/HyLT308v9tc @ReadByExample @TeachThought
.@Scholastic Releases New National Research on Kids + Family Reading @infodocket http://ow.ly/DXYA308xFQT | #ReadingAloud has increased!
Download the @Scholastic Kids + Family #Reading Report #KFRR plus infographics here: http://ow.ly/CILP308xGxw New focus on #Diversity
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
Making Sick Days Better with @audible_com by @everead http://ow.ly/z9Gb308uUVq | I love #audiobooks too!
This post by Jason @escapeadulthood on his son's birthday choices made me remember a really great day (spent reading) in my own life https://t.co/8Djvy9pKp4
Truth here: 12 Things All Bookworms Have Said at One Point or Another @ImaginationSoup @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/wWvm308AlvO #reading
This may be useful to you: How to Create a Twitter List of Reliable Media Sources @ReadByExample https://t.co/ECAmnZbDXu
Roundup of Various Trends and Themes in Middle Grade Speculative Fiction 2016 from @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/Xf84308zKyw #kidlit
Steam Trains and Fire Poles: Outdated Tropes in #PictureBooks — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/iF06308zJQU
Latino Dads Improve #Parenting Skills via classes on #ReadingAloud To Their Kids @NPRHealth @scotthensley https://t.co/NqG58JYZcA
Important: How and Why you should keep your children "Passionately Curious" from @NotJustCute https://t.co/KwBJpS4mwP
Schools and Libraries
Author + reading advocate Andy McNab says joyless education is damaging poor UK children's literacy @GuardianBooks https://t.co/yWC9mQEBjg
This I like: How State Lawmakers Can Restore Freedom (of Speech) on Public College Campuses @WSJ https://t.co/CXNwgTr0nF
Not All Fun And Games: New Guidelines Urge #Schools To Rethink #Recess @sososophia16 @npr_ed http://ow.ly/ourO308zMva @SHAPE_America
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