Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookList, #DiverseBooks, #GrowthMindset, #play, #STEM, #SummerReading, back to school books, boredom, boredom, coding, education, giftedness, Girl Scouts, growing bookworms, hashtags, learning, literacy, parenting, reading, schools, and social media.
Book Lists + Awards
Ultimate List of Back to School Books, from | first day, new grade, fitting in, etc. https://t.co/8qlW84XnDx
Upcoming + novels w/ black girls and boys on the covers, from
South Asian Books in being released in 2017 – Part 2 |
The InbeTWEENers: 25 Great Books for Kids Between Middle Grade + Young Adult Kristy Pasquariello
2017 Eisner Awards for comics + were announced this week | has the kids + YA winners
The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2017 —
Events + Programs
RT @FirstBook: The adds up, & so do small increments of reading time throughout summer -
Yes! "let them read, not for the sake of producing, but for the sake of reading itself" nails it again https://t.co/fbXpqvlDbn
Ten Ideas for Leading as a Principal, inspired by leaders, https://t.co/ozVTen1Uod
RT @MRARead: Great post on the blog today from about building a school-wide culture of literacy. https://t.co/726AsLd1XE
How Making Mistakes Primes Kids To Learn Better |
Various tidbits in this week's Fusenews: Posthuman Pooh + more
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
Reading Wars: finds himself less deeply b/c of social media / distractions / mental clutter
Yes, Some Comics Are For Kids — And They're Big Business https://t.co/t0VmSrhTCk
"behaviours associated w/ high levels of performance are replicable + most can be taught"
Discover the Perfect Gift for Your Kid This Summer | A new way to | “That’s fine, be bored.”
5 Summer Vacation Tips for Getting Serious About Rest |
Veteran author Shirley Hughes warns parents: don't rob your children of the chance to be bored
Is There a Best Age to Start ? shares some questions for parents to consider
Schools and Libraries
Start At The Bottom: root questions + tactics to consider in building a classroom culture | Scott Jones
Is a Political Act says | Creating books + putting in kids' hands is vital
How can help kids become "global citizens who are empathetic and inclusive... and don't stare"
100 Hashtags for and via
for Kids - How Children Can Learn Programming Skills | Art of Blog via
This is cool! add new badges for science, tech, engineering and math
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