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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 9: The #Cybils, #TalkLikeAPirateDay + Standing Desks

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, #PictureBooks, #ReadAloud, Anna Dewdney, Cybils Awards, growing bookworms, libraries, parenting, reading, schools, self-reliance, STEM, STEAM, and testing. 

Authors

So sad: Author Anna Dewdney didn’t want a funeral. She said read to a child instead. http://ow.ly/EhwT303ZDmT  @ElaheIzadi @washingtonpost

Book Lists

In the #Classroom: Ice-Breaker #ReadAlouds (for the First Week of School) from 4th grade #teacher @medinger https://t.co/4KxBigD0pP

#BackToSchool #PictureBook Round-Up from @RandomlyReading  http://ow.ly/hwE4303ZUtG  #kidlit #BookList

Best Classic #FairyTale #PictureBooks, a @momandkiddo #BookList https://t.co/66UqI6e1t3

A Tuesday Ten @TesseractViews | Speculative Middle Grade Characters: Ten Girls Every Reader Should Meet http://ow.ly/fJJQ303ZUeg  #kidlit

#School Stories (elementary to middle school) to Help Kids Thrive from @housefullbkwrms http://ow.ly/PYrb303WSz0  #kidlit

Cybils

Cybils-Logo-2016-Round-SmExciting news! The #Cybils organization is now officially a not-for-profit corporation http://ow.ly/pPB6303UJ7y  #kidlit #YA #blogging

Blog post: Meet the 2016 #Cybils Organizers: Anne Levy, Executive Director  http://ow.ly/vC8S303ZUTd  @zaftigbabe #kidlit #YA 

Blog post: Meet the 2016 #Cybil Organizers: Sheila Ruth, Publisher Liaison  http://ow.ly/KC7X303ZViN  @SheilaRuth #YA

Blog Post: Meet the #Cybils 2016 Organizers: Jen Robinson, #Literacy Evangelist + Social Media Guru  http://ow.ly/mb4K303ZYe9  @JensBookPage

New #Cybils Blog Post: Meet the 2016 Organizers: Sarah Stevenson, Co-Blog Editor  http://ow.ly/mhxl3041Kyn  @aquafortis #YA

#Cybils blog post: Meet the 2016 Organizers: Melissa Fox, Co-Blog Editor (+ this year's #KidLitCon host) http://ow.ly/S9yf3042b9s  @book_nut

Cybil Is Calling | @gail_gauthier suggests that #kidlit bloggers consider applying to judge for #cybils http://ow.ly/xKp6303ROgG 

#Cybils call for judges closes Sept 14 - here's how @melissawiley + @JoneMac53 are sharing w/ poems on Twitter http://ow.ly/bT4g3042aTy 

Diversity

A roundup of this Summer's Children's-YA Lit #Diversity Conversations from @CynLeitichSmith  http://ow.ly/B0rG303ZUoa  #kidlit #DiverseBooks

Events + Programs

Ten Pirate-y #PictureBooks for International #TalkLikeAPirateDay by @JenniFrencham @nerdybookclub  http://ow.ly/FP3T303ROpf  #BookList 

Tips for helping kids to love #reading, in Time for International #Literacy Day today from @Scholastic + @sljournal  http://ow.ly/PHxY3042aoN 

Growing Bookworms

The Benefits of Not Having TV, from a mom looking to #GrowBookworms http://ow.ly/mkJA303WSk0  @mrskatiefitz #reading

On previewing a book before #classroom #ReadAloud to set kids up for engagement by @frankisibberson  http://ow.ly/G3OS303WR8b 

#RaisingReaders: on using the power of books + #reading to shape future leaders http://ow.ly/PlCC303UW8f  #ReadersAreLeaders @Kateywrites

How to Create Empowered Readers in the #Classroom – A Beginning by teacher @pernilleripp | Start w/ #BookChoice https://t.co/SRwvCU7xzq

I would have loved this Breakfast with #Books program by #teacher @patrickontwit when I was a kid http://ow.ly/zUEr303UPbG  @nerdybookclub

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Food for thought: The Nuanced #PictureBook Biography (covering personal failings) w/ examples @fuseeight  http://ow.ly/ZRNz303WQGL 

Majority of Americans are still #reading print #books | @pewresearch  http://ow.ly/do3q303QCq5  #eBooks

3 Obvious Ways @twitter Promotes #Literacy (for adults + students), starting with "you read more" by @gcouros https://t.co/nyOmPqQNh8

Parenting

Should We Let Toddlers Play With Saws and Knives? We may be eliminating too many risks from childhood @AlisonGopnik https://t.co/gm8x1ch2X1

Your son will learn to problem-solve in your absence: school sign telling parents to keep their distance goes viral http://ow.ly/bC1J303UQ2F 

STEM

You Already Have these 40 Common Household Items to Do #STEAM Projects at Home w/ kids http://ow.ly/nQNA3041L0U  @momandkiddo #STEM

Nice! Girls learn app coding to navigate a way out of their Mumbai slum | @guardian  http://ow.ly/dYRz3041Mta  via @drdouggreen #STEM

Schools and Libraries

What if schools were not only about developing intelligence, but helping kids find theirs in various areas http://ow.ly/rlDE303ZTVl  @gcouros

Could standing desks in #school be the answer to how to keep kids fit? http://ow.ly/9P32303WOXy  @globalnews via @DavidGeurin #fitness

Amazing Children's #Libraries from around the world, w/ photos, by @savitakalhan @AwfullyBigBlog  http://ow.ly/KhXO303UPFD 

Do We Really Have Time for Digital Citizenship in the classroom? @DavidGeurin says we can't afford not to http://ow.ly/Q07g303RP5T 

What Doesn't Work: Classroom #Literacy Practices We Should Abandon per @nellkduke @edutopia http://ow.ly/gFDC303ROHO  via @drdouggreen

Testing

How can anyone take #StandardizedTest scores seriously when some kids TRY to do badly? @valeriestrauss @drdouggreen https://t.co/HUXjjtt5yR 

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