Let's Not Be Hypocrites When It Comes to Reading Choice for Kids
#JoyOfLearning Links from @PernilleRipp + @NCTE on #Reading Choice + Pleasure Reading

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 13: Improving #Math + #Literacy Instruction, #28DaysLater + #JudyBlume

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #DiverseBooks, #GrowingBookworms, #JudyBlume, #nonfiction, #reading, #STEM, Ada Lovelace Day, independent reading, literacy, math, and schools.

Book Lists

SophieMouseBest for Kids featuring Animals, a https://t.co/ZlGx3GeXMz

Ghost, Witches, and Monsters, Oh My! 35 Books for |

Picture Book Challenge Celebrates Books for Ada Lovelace Day! from

Cybils Awards

HalfwayNormalBooks that Could be Nominated for the Awards in Middle Grade | from

We need nominated for Elem/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction category of the !

Nominations for the awards close Saturday, Oct. 15. Don't miss your chance to celebrate great +

Events + Programs

The is accepting submissions for , a celebration of creators https://t.co/fFoSf6IKLQ

Growing Bookworms

PassionateReadersA Call for Common Sense Instruction | time to read, choice, access to books + a community

Driving Our Children to Life Long Reading via Independent by https://t.co/yFUmqM3ixp

This is so important: Planning for the Long Game, helping kids to become long-term readers, not dependent on teacher https://t.co/oBOp9TOiPP


This is interesting: How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds | We lose focus just having them nearby https://t.co/R3lKcHXrUX

Various tidbits in Fusenews | , , + more

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Forever, a Pre-Teen Fiction Trailblazer, Opens Up Her Archive - selling it to Yale

Thing 1 and Thing 2: sums up (w/ links) A Pair of Controversies

Parenting + Play

10 Tips for Creating a Fertile Environment for Kids’ Creativity + Growth https://t.co/vAaqPbfnOc

RT @MBrussoni: Why parents need to let kids play on their own https://t.co/XsUlKUgFtZ

Schools and Libraries

Why Don’t Schools Focus on ? – a few thoughts on this from https://t.co/YLFAFIeEYP


MathematicalMindsetsHow to Improve Class | to emphasize + exploration, not performance

Activities for Kindergarten Using Buttons - Button Themed

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