Dazzle Ships: Chris Barton and Victo Ngai
Play-Based vs. Activity-Based Summer Day Camp (repost from @BAMRadioNetwork article)

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 4: #KidLitCon, #PictureBook Marketing + Nurturing Curiosity

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #JoyOfLearning, #KidLitCon, #math, #PictureBooks, #STEM, boys and reading, curiosity, education, growing bookworms, helicopter parents, literacy, marketing, schools, summer vacation, and teaching. 

Book Lists

BestWeekEverSome specifically appropriate for , w/ short reviews from @randomlyread  

Black Girl Magic: 33 Featuring Black Female Protagonists: from Charnaie Gordon  https://t.co/tIuw10rIMF

Events + Programs

Neat community project: StoryWalk lets children read book while soaking up nature - via  https://t.co/SeLcc4yMc5 

Growing Bookworms

They Don’t "Just" Need to Find the Right Book, they need help finding book after book that they love  

Teachers "have the power to make OR break our , please wield that power very carefully" urges  https://t.co/igSDwOIJ83

Want Teenage Boys to Read? Easy. Give Them Books About Sex, suggests

Interesting: Sight Words Are so 2016: New Study Finds the Real Key to Early  


KidlitconLogo2017-SquareWithHeaderToday is the last day to sign up to be a presenter for 2017 | contact or see details here:  

The program for 2017 in Hershey, PA (Nov. 3-4) is shaping up nicely | Register now!  https://t.co/aVyk9qoBgS

Aren't These 2017 Keynote Speakers fabulous? Conference is Nov. 3-4 in Hershey, PA. Don't miss it!

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

StinkyStenchGreat stuff! Josh Funk Shares Powerhouse Marketing Strategies - 24 Carrot  

Thoughts from on Seeking "Authentic Value" in Books for Young Children

Parenting + Play

Never Ignore a Child Who Asks "Why?" | we need to nurture curiosity + spark creativity  https://t.co/VXxYvGyxUn

On nurturing our children to pursue their dream jobs (+ keeping them engaged), by  https://t.co/XdiCY0xnJi

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? |

What Teachers Think Kids Should Do During the Summer: , reflect, relax, create, says  https://t.co/17BMvUY1bN

Why kids need risk, fear + excitement in (increases activity, resilience + more)  https://t.co/dAatQvuOQy

Schools and Libraries

AmuletBuilding Relationships through (+ increasing job satisfaction) as a Principal | Jim Bailey

Survey says 90% of Parents Think Their Kids Are on Track in & . Really 1 in 3  

5 Ways To Make School Boring for young learners: only let them check out simple + more

Curiosity (intrinsic motivation) Is a Unique + Underemphasized Marker of Academic Success -  https://t.co/lDaRSleKkO


We're All Born With Mathematical Abilities (And Why That's Important)  

Meet the 2017 Mighty Girl Finalists for the Title of "America's Top Young Scientist" /

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