Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include: #BookAccess, #BookLists, #GrowingBookworms, #GrowthMindset, #KidLitCon, #LoveOfBooks, #math, #OwnVoices, #play, #PoetryFriday, #SummerReading, #SummerSlide, #TeachersWrite, boys and reading, libraries, parenting, reading, willpower, and writing.
Top Tweet of the Week
The Marshmallow Test: What Does It Really Measure? responds to larger follow-up study suggesting affluence rather than willpower matters https://t.co/zaZcGLpd3y [One of my most popular links ever.]
2018: for Preschool, TK + Kindergarten (ages 4-5) from (w/ links to other lists by age - follow Mary Ann's blog to see those)
30 Mighty Girl Books About Summertime Adventure, Growth, & Discovery | from | I bet boys would like these too |
Diversity + Gender
This: Expanding Empathy: Boys should be reading "Girl" Books says | "We shortchange boys and underestimate them when we don’t expose boys to stories with girl main characters"
Research on in Youth Literature, coedited by + Gabrielle Atwood Halko, is a new “peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal,” via
A Closer Look at 2017 Latinx Books from |
Events, Programs, and Research
The Incredibles to use superpowers for Card Sign-up Month in September | |
Interesting new results re: the '30 Million Word Gap' | Larger studies find much smaller gap + some would prefer to remove 'deficit thinking' of gap-focused mindset https://t.co/ECU6CzzWUd
Lots of food for thought here: The "Debunking" of Hart & Risley (30 million word gap) and How We Use -
, community of , , who believe people who write can teach more effectively, has 2018 virtual summer writing camp via
Teachers: Prepare your class for the 10th annual K-4 contest. This year's theme is Heroes (human or animal) https://t.co/t3G3L2GWYf
Growing Bookworms / #SummerReading
RT @MrsPStorytime: Need tips for ? I've gathered up so many FREE resources and activities to share with you! https://t.co/pig0jzD2jI
This post brought a little tear to my eye: How + her team Gave Every 7th grade Student a Book on the Last Day of School
Here's another teacher taking solid action to encourage in the classroom: Learn more about in podcast https://t.co/YqCNzlK0z7
Strategies for Building A Culture of Independent in a 9th Grade English Class | |
Digital Device + Free Texts = Reading All Summer Long by
For thinking ahead to next year, here's a guide from founder on Getting Started with
How To Find Good Children's Books: The Best Tips and Tricks from | , professional sites, + more |
Challenge for Kids — 2018 Edition | Ideas from + for making a fun adventure | Read a then draw your own in chalk
Announcing the Poster, designed by Isabel Roxas!
Hey there bloggers, here's a call for Roundup Hosts from
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
The Endless Possibilities of Story & : 3 ways + story change lives from
Guest Post : on Keeping it : Handling Tough Topics in Fiction | "First, don't be depressing"
Parenting + Play
Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It : interviews author |
The Overprotected American Child: Parents + communities are figuring out ways to give their children more independence + become more self-reliant adults
What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener? | shares interview w/ | often focus too much on who their kids will be as adults
An Overlooked Skill in : How to Have Fun - It's not just kids who benefit from more |
Schools and Libraries
Interesting discussion on idea of opening to slow the
3 Reasons for to Recognize Effort and Growth Over Achievement and Outcomes
How Is Increasing Engagement, w/ implementation tips https://t.co/bBg5kvS7ds
Neat idea: How To Bake ∏ (Pi): An Edible Exploration (w/ for ) of the of Mathematics by | Thoughts on the book from |
Latinx + African-American less likely to pass advanced , classes according to recent data
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