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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: December 9: Multicultural Children's Book Day + Computer Science Education Week

TwitterLinksHere 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. 

Book Lists

HowToBeAHero51 (Unconventional + #Diverse ) #PictureBooks You Must Read to Your Kids, 3 age ranges  @momandkiddo #BookList

7 New #PictureBooks That Celebrate Winter | #BookList from @rebeccazdunn 

Our 2016 Favorites List: Libros Latinxs | #BookList from @LatinosInKidLit  #PictureBooks to #YA

Events + Programs

Multicultural Children's Book Day in January 27th - Meet the Co-Hosts  @RandomlyReading @Scholastic #DiverseBooks

Gift Guides

TheyAllSawACatGive Your Kids Books for Christmas (Recommendations Plus Free Printable Bookplates) @housefullbkwrms  #kidlit 

Some fun stuff in this guide to #Literary-ish Stocking Stuffers from @chasingray 

List of Holiday Gifts that Support Creative #Play from @LauraBarrEd  #DressUp #Pretend #Building

Growing Bookworms

WimpyKidCabinFeverIn defense of Repeat Readers by @KirchnerJulie @nerdybookclub  | Does it hurt if a child re-reads a book?


#Kidlit Bloggers: Don't Miss the Call for Roundup Hosts for #PoetryFriday  @MaryLeeHahn @frankisibberson #poetry

2016’s Most Memorable Moments in Children’s and #YA Literature | @dcorneal @ReadBrightly  #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  @ShawnaCoppola

Schools and Libraries

UpTheSlideFounding a Better Kindergarten - wanting more #JoyOfLearning these parents started their own school  @HeatherShumaker

Love it! Would You Believe: A Real Life #HomeworkStrike in Spain  @gregpincus has the scoop! 

What America Can Learn About Smart Schools in Other Countries from models predicting #PISA results  @UpshotNYT #math

Four Youth #Librarians Among 2016 “I Love My Librarian” Winners | @RoccoA @sljournal 

Copying Singapore’s #Math Homework - @WSJ OpEd suggests countries should learn from each other's educational systems


SecretCodersCelebrate #ComputerScience Education Week with Gene Yang and the Secret Coders @alybee930  @secret_coders #STEM

Infographic: Breaking Barriers to #Math Success for English Language Learners  #ELL @MIND_Research #STEM

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