Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, #ELL, #Homework, #math, #poetry, #STEM, coding, gift guides, libraries, Multicultural Children's Book Day, picture books, PISA, re-reading, schools, and testing.
51 (Unconventional + #Diverse ) #PictureBooks You Must Read to Your Kids, 3 age ranges @momandkiddo #BookList https://t.co/GiugjHofjo
7 New #PictureBooks That Celebrate Winter | #BookList from @rebeccazdunn http://ow.ly/XTiH306UmMg
Our 2016 Favorites List: Libros Latinxs | #BookList from @LatinosInKidLit http://ow.ly/Mkrs306WT8l #PictureBooks to #YA
Events + Programs
Multicultural Children's Book Day in January 27th - Meet the Co-Hosts http://ow.ly/xXht306PP6e @RandomlyReading @Scholastic #DiverseBooks
Give Your Kids Books for Christmas (Recommendations Plus Free Printable Bookplates) @housefullbkwrms http://ow.ly/7Zhn306Sivm #kidlit
Some fun stuff in this guide to #Literary-ish Stocking Stuffers from @chasingray http://ow.ly/XG1U306Umx7
List of Holiday Gifts that Support Creative #Play from @LauraBarrEd http://ow.ly/F4wd306Uwc1 #DressUp #Pretend #Building
In defense of Repeat Readers by @KirchnerJulie @nerdybookclub http://ow.ly/6eBo306LmCg | Does it hurt if a child re-reads a book?
#Kidlit Bloggers: Don't Miss the Call for Roundup Hosts for #PoetryFriday http://ow.ly/weNo306Lmiz @MaryLeeHahn @frankisibberson #poetry
2016’s Most Memorable Moments in Children’s and #YA Literature | @dcorneal @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/R6PI306X3p3 #kidlit
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
When We Want to Believe So Badly that we accept (and pass along) results that are not credible http://ow.ly/ugpW306PLJs @ShawnaCoppola
Schools and Libraries
Founding a Better Kindergarten - wanting more #JoyOfLearning these parents started their own school http://ow.ly/ywE6306POBA @HeatherShumaker
Love it! Would You Believe: A Real Life #HomeworkStrike in Spain http://ow.ly/3UrB306PMTx @gregpincus has the scoop!
What America Can Learn About Smart Schools in Other Countries from models predicting #PISA results http://ow.ly/S3Hg306SnAg @UpshotNYT #math
Four Youth #Librarians Among 2016 “I Love My Librarian” Winners | @RoccoA @sljournal http://ow.ly/Ru45306SogK
Copying Singapore’s #Math Homework - @WSJ OpEd suggests countries should learn from each other's educational systems https://t.co/vRrbMnkg94
Celebrate #ComputerScience Education Week with Gene Yang and the Secret Coders @alybee930 http://ow.ly/id1Y306Sien @secret_coders #STEM
Infographic: Breaking Barriers to #Math Success for English Language Learners http://ow.ly/fZAQ306Sl8I #ELL @MIND_Research #STEM
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