Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: January 10: Celebrating Introverts, Nurturing #JoyOfReading + Questioning #EdTech
Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #audiobooks, #BookLists, #Cybils, #EdTech, #GrowingBookworms, #homeschooling, #JoyOfReading, #poetry, #ReadAloud, #ScreenTime, and #WorldIntrovertDay.
Top Tweet of the Week
The Answer for #Schools Is Not More #EdTech. It’s Teachers and Human Connection | @DASchwartzy @EdSurge ow.ly/y5OF30q6ph6 | “Could it be that parents are waking up to the realization that too much #ScreenTime is part of what ails our education system?”
Book Lists + Awards
The 2019 @CybilS Finalists were announced yesterday, winnowed by dedicated round1 panelists from 1047 nominees to 10 high-quality, kid-friendly shortlists ow.ly/5vqC30q6h52#kidlit #YA #nonfiction #GraphicNovels #poetry
Events, Programs + Research
Today (Jan. 2) is apparently #worldintrovertday . I can't believe I almost missed it. Luckily I missed it while working away quietly at home. Here's to all of my fellow introverts. Let's toast each other here on Twitter, instead of in person [Not a link to an article, but a peek at the many posts shared via this hashtag would be refreshing for any introvert.]
This story reminded me of the adorable #PictureBook Nobody Hugs a Cactus (which features a tumbleweed as the love interest) | Cars get trapped by tumbleweeds on a Washington state highway ow.ly/ssN930q6nmy@SimonKIDS
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
Raina Telgemeier: The is Comics Industry Person of the Decade says @comicsbeat ow.ly/kr0a30q7O47@goraina celebrated for #Smile + the wave of #GraphicNovels that it ushered in | She sure had a huge impact on my kid's #JoyOfReading
Schools and Libraries
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