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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 9: Learning Disabilities, Cybils Awards + National Book Lovers Day

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #Audiobooks, #BookLists, #Cybils, #EthnicStudies, #FlexibleSeating, #GrowthMindset, #JoyOfReading, #KnowledgeGap, #NationalBookLoversDay, #NoSummerSlide, #Play, #ScreenTime, #STEM, #TriggerWarnings, learning, nonfiction, schools, teaching, and writing.

Top Tweet of the Week

Dispelling Myths Around #LearningDisabilities | Report: 1 in 5 students struggle w/ learning or attention issues. Only 17 percent of teachers feel prepared to support them @YoukiTerada  @edutopia https://t.co/tRZK8qspAE?amp=1

Book Lists + Awards

Cybils-Logo-2019-RoundThe 2019 #CybilsAwards (for high quality, kid-friendly #kidlit) are COMING soon. Nominations open 10/1 | Get your new logos here: ow.ly/6qAj30pjzTx

The Best So Far: 2019 #PictureBook Biographies Done Exceedingly Well, per @fuseeight ow.ly/K3ZT30pjA5m #BookList #nonfiction

Library Collections: Beginning #ChapterBook Series | Jennifer Wharton analyzes her collection by genre, protagonist, reading level + more. Great resource for #librarians looking for ideas ow.ly/NvGz30pjzSx

Diversity + Gender

Editorial Board @latimes | California's proposed new #EthnicStudies curriculum is jargon-filled and all-too-PC + "is more about imposing predigested political views on students than about widening their perspectives" https://t.co/3LLdFOh3yu?amp=1

Events, Programs + Research

Tomorrow (8/9) is #NationalBookLoversDay. "Sit back, relax and READ! Don’t forget to share the #JoyOfReading w/ the young people in your life." @NationalDayCal https://t.co/1vwi8GmDXw?amp=1

Growing Bookworms

CorduroyAudioEarly August #LiteracyTips Newsletter (excerpt) from @TheReadingTub w/ resources for using #audiobooks w/ kids ow.ly/2MJJ30pjA9f | Yes, listening to books IS #reading

#NoSummerSlide Week 10 @TheReadingTub – Where in the World? Guiding kids in exploring their world + interests more deeply ow.ly/5Xnb30pjzUn #literacy #SummerLearning

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

3 Reasons Your Students Hate #Writing w/ suggestions for what to tell them, from @paul_emerich https://t.co/J8kyKVcCOR?amp=1

Parenting + Play

Moving Grows the Brain + is key to success for #students - "Our mind needs us to move and exercise for its health just as much as our body does." @MarlaSzwast ow.ly/8v7e30pjzWO #OutdoorPlay

Schools and Learning

KnowledgeGapThe case for #teaching about sharks and mummies, not captions and the main idea, to build student engagement + #LoveOfReading ow.ly/lfB830pjAlz @natwexler @Chalkbeat #KnowledgeGap

A Proof Point for the Value of #GrowthMindsets | David Yeager @FutureEdGU ow.ly/Hl2y30pjAnm @nature #learning

The #FlexibleSeating Spectrum – @paul_emerich shares his evolving thoughts after discussion w/ his #PLN ow.ly/35CF30pjzXG | #teaching

Toddler brains resist learning from screens, even video chat. "The best way for infants + toddlers to learn... is through positive interactions w/ an adult" ow.ly/1Z8130pjzN0 @yordygirl @medical_xpress via @drdouggreen

Evolving thoughts from @pernilleripp + her #PLN On #TriggerWarnings for #ClassroomLibraries and Potential #Censorship

#HighSchool Naps May Boost Learning for Sleep-Deprived Teenagers - @SarahDSparks @educationweek https://t.co/xbcpQq8Okw?amp=1

STEM

EdibleScience#STEM Tuesday Spin Off: Oh, Those Summer Nights Edition – @MGBookVillage ow.ly/oCWc30pjRKs | #Kidlit featuring creatures of the night, starry skies, cookouts + more

This is neat: A giant Rube Goldberg machine is being assembled at @TheTechInteract in San Jose. Team is aiming for a @GWR for longest chain reaction. ow.ly/nPw530pjRt7 #STEM #CivilEngineering

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