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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 8: Storytelling, International Books + #Homework

TwitterLinks Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics for this relatively light week include book clubs, book lists, Books on Bikes, classroom reading, growing bookworms, homework, international books, libraries, literacy, raising readers, schools, and storytelling.

Book Lists

Spotlight Friday - transitional #ChapterBooks, part 1, #BookList from @knott_michele  #kidlit

Some Student-Favorite Book Club Books for Middle School from @pernilleripp  #BookList #YA


What Good Are Windows + Mirrors When the Windows Just Look at Your Own Back Yard? — @fuseeight on international lit 

Events + Programs

This is super cool. Teachers + librarians visit kids during the summer to bring books  @BooksonBikes @nerdybookclub

Growing Bookworms

5 Must-Have Books for Parents #RaisingReaders from @housefullbkwrms    #ReadAloudHandbook + more 

What 10 Minutes of #Reading Really Is. Why @pernilleripp makes the investment for her students + how it works

Teaching Kids to Make Inferences with Magazine Pictures by @thisreadingmama  #literacy

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Interesting: Why Good Storytellers Are Happier in Life and in Love by @EBernsteinWSJ

9 Children’s Book Authors on the Joys of #SummerReading | @olugbemisola @ReadBrightly  @KateMessner + more

Schools and Libraries

Debunking the Belief That Earlier Is Better in Early Childhood #Education  by @raepica1 via @drdouggreen

New study of #homework finds self-reporting of time spent by kids is inaccurate, more research needed  @DTWillingham

This is pretty powerful: An Analogy to Help Teachers Understand #Homework  @d_mulder #EdChat #schools

New Study Finds Positive Association between Public Library Use + #ReadingAloud for Families w/ Young Kids  @JPediatr

“…many kids are learning how to be good at going to school.” #InnovatorsMindset@gcouros  #Curiosity

No grades, no timetable: Berlin #school turns teaching upside down | @guardian  #EdChat 

How #Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’ | @ElissaNadworny  @MindShiftKQED  #Introversion

Should #reading groups in #schools be based on ability groupings? Nicole Hewes @HornBook shares alternatives 

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