Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 30: #JoyOfReading, #SchoolLibrarians + Happy Labor Day Weekend
Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics for this light week include #Audiobooks, #ChildDevelopment, #HigherEd, #JoyOfReading, #literacy, #MentalHealth, #SchoolLibrarians, #SocialMedia, magic, parenting, publishing, and schools. Wishing those of you in the U.S. a relaxing Labor Day weekend.
Top Tweet of the Week
Depressing @latimes Op-Ed from #HighSchool teacher: My students don't read any more. Why? "Reading books has been sacrificed to the tyranny of texting and the dizzying array of #SocialMedia platforms." ow.ly/f1VW30pqtU7#JoyOfReading
Facing Criticism, College Board Drops Plans for #SAT Student Adversity Scores - @dougbelkin @WSJ ow.ly/jA0s30pqz4d | There will still be new metrics to track social + economic backgrounds, but no one index
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
My daughter will not be heard from for a while. Our pre-order of BEST FRIENDS arrived | Thank you @haleshannon + LeUyen Pham + @01FirstSecond + all who make #GraphicNovels for helping give my child the #JoyOfReading [No link, but I thought book-lovers would appreciate it anyway.]
Parenting, Child Development + Play
Schools and Libraries
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