Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #GiftGuides, #GrowingBookworms, #GrowthMindset, #math, #play, #poetry, #STEM, book awards, kidlitosphere, parenting, preschool, reading, schools, and testing.
Top Tweet of the Week
How Rewires Your Brain for More Intelligence and Empathy | via https://t.co/VeTkIzTrar
Book Lists + Gift Guides
These books can help build strong girls — and boys — for today’s world. This has some nice choices https://t.co/44mEDoQeV8
Center for Multicultural Literature’s Best for 2017 (Hint from : It is Excellent) | https://t.co/iyf1y6BLSe
Fun Children’s Book Gifts for Christmas | Detailed from
Bookish Gifts for Christmas - suggestions from https://t.co/Yt5nYLiS4d
Today's featured REVIEW: fiction nominee Forest World, reviewed by
Friday's featured REVIEW: middle grade fiction nominee Stef Soto, Taco Queen | reviewed by
Today's featured REVIEW: Fiction nominee A List of Cages by , review by
Events and Programs
Guys Lit Wire: On behalf of in Washington DC, THANK YOU!!!!!!!!
Why We Should Embrace Mistakes (+ actively model managing them) in | Amy L. Eva
The Best Questions for Encouraging a | Lee Watanabe-Crockett
A Year of Reading: -- Call for Roundup Hosts for early 2018 from
Fun stuff here: 2017 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea —
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
Helping plan for the luxury of extra time over the holidays, by [Pictured: one of my favorite holiday reads, Let It Snow]
Survey by Finds More than 770,000 UK children 'don't own a book'. Those kids 15X less likely to be good readers
Schools and Libraries
U.S. Graduation Rate Hits New All-Time High, With Gains in All Student Groups -
Communicating the Importance of Early Childhood Education to Parents, how and why, does w/
U.S. scores drop in international study -
RT @MindshiftKQED: Anxious teens often just want counselors to help them feel safe again — but their problems will likely only escalate if they don’t learn how to cope with stress, discomfort, and panic. https://t.co/dT8WErTbcW
is – | Axioms + can use to encourage playful math
Holiday Math and More: Math Teachers at Play #114 – rounds up seasonal activities, puzzles, etc.
RT @SheilaRuth: Cool project teaching data analytics to students who might not otherwise be interested in #STEM - Edmondson athletes form Sports Analytics Club https://t.co/e5mFrteagd
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