Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 24: #LeveledBooks, #Homework, #Introversion, and Impact of #ScreenTime
Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BerenstainBears, #BookLists, #ClassroomLibraries, #HigherEd, #Introversion, #JoyOfReading, #math, #MentalHealth, #Nonfiction, #PictureBooks, #reading, #ScreenTime, #SocialMedia, #STEM, board books, charter schools, horror, parenting, schools, teachers, and teens.
Top Tweets of the Week
Classroom Leveled Libraries Should Be a Thing of the Past. Here are 5 reasons why. ow.ly/LAbu30lu7Hp
@WeAreTeachers | I especially like: "Making their own choices empowers students" (w/ @donalynbooks reference) #ClassroomLibraries
This is heartbreaking. Boy lost his
#LoveOfReading b/c of being limited to strictly #LeveledReaders, w/ plea to #teachers to: "allow kids to choose books in an authentic manner + allow them to fall in love with books again" ow.ly/I2nE30lszBk @ChoiceLiteracy
#Teachers please read this post by @pernilleripp on what to do after getting rid of #AcceleratedReader | "Our job as teachers is not to police reading, it is to support the #LoveOfReading" ow.ly/yfNo30lwZuY | #Writing #ReadingResponses "actually makes them dislike reading"
This 4-Year-Old's Passionate Speech About
#JoyOfReading Will Make You Want To Be A Book Nerd ow.ly/sMYH30lu8lt @bonitianniti @aplusapp "I personally read every day, and absolutely love the adventure of reading"
The Power of Listening to Stories Together by
@ClareandTammy @nerdybookclub | Imagine how #BOOKLOVE would travel through the #school if periodically the custodian, the librarian, ... or the school secretary sat down in class during #ReadAloud https://t.co/h3PYhjsw8W
What resources would you suggest for professional book studies on
#ReadingInstruction? @ReadByExample has a partial list inc. @pernilleripp + @donalynbooks but seeks others ow.ly/6ODh30ls0au #teaching #reading
How to Get the Most Out of College: "optimal ways to socialize, to prioritize, to pick up skills integral to any career and to open up exciting opportunities both en route to a degree and after"
@FrankBruni @nytimes https://t.co/V8hw3pURHO
Happy Children Do Chores - "Children who help more at home feel a larger sense of obligation and connectedness to their parents + that connection helps them weather life’s stressful moments"
@KJDellAntonia @nytimes https://t.co/Pv2F3i2pdB
Screen Time and Reading/Learning
Yes, teens are texting and using
#SocialMedia instead of #reading books, researchers say | @hannah_natanson @washingtonpost via @jean_twenge ow.ly/w8AS30lu8PY | w/ tips for #parents from @DTWillingham
#PrivateSchools Contribute To the Public Good? | Horizons is a public-private partnership trying to reduce the #SummerSlide by giving low-income kids extra support @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED https://t.co/lWxKmXr6V6 #Educators Need #Mindfulness. Their #MentalHealth May Depend On It. @PeterMDeWitt @educationweek ow.ly/A1KC30lu7Rh | I've been using #meditation myself, and it does seem to help w/ #StressManagement + sleep