Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #28DaysLater, #ADHD, #ALAYMA, #blogging, #BookAwards, #BookLists, #dyslexia, #Focus, #GrowthMindset, #GSPlayDay, #HigherEd, #Homework, #JoyOfLearning, #literacy, #Play, #SocialMedia, Henry Winkler, parenting, and schools.
Top Tweet of the Week
[Last Friday was] Multicultural Children’s Book Day!
Book Lists + Awards
For anyone who somehow missed this, the 2018-2019 Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards were announced yesterday. Here's a nice summary from
12 Books for Toddlers, from
RA RA Read: Laugh 'n' Read, Funny Beginning | from Jennifer Wharton | Funny books are a great way to hook kids on
The 50 Best Books for 7- and 8-Year-Olds to keep them voraciously, per + Meghan Dietsche Goel for
Events, Programs + Research
This Friday, 2/1, is World Read Aloud Day, when people around the globe together + share stories to advocate for
Celebration Time: The 2019 Honorees for https://t.co/akyPvQVc6R
Very cool! featured 2019! saying "If you write books for young readers, this New England conference is an event you can’t miss." | March 22-23 in RI
“Kindergarteners Need 2 Skills to Be Successful” | shares tips + book ideas for nurturing those skills via |
Can you keep a secret? Teacher describes her observations + interactions with a hidden group of stealthy teen https://t.co/o8nUexwl1h
How Harvard + Other Universities w/ Large Endowments Hurt Small via dynamics | "a cycle where the rich get richer and the poor get poorer"
Transfers Outperform At Top , So Why Do We Ignore Them? https://t.co/jk1J8sGHF7
Made Feel 'Stupid' For Years. Now, He's A Best-Selling Author | | His books for kids are what he's most proud of
Five Ways to Help Children w/ Develop Their Strengths | | + more
On Reading, Writing, Drawing, Blogging, and Publishing
Reaching a Wider Audience - wants to help + "find amazing children's books and ideas" |
Why Matters | "drawing is deeply entangled with development, but doesn’t often receive the same attention or regard as language" https://t.co/9k8dSCIGvA
Parenting + Play
I plan to check out the new by w/
through play: what are the benefits? | talks w/ of | Imaginative w/ others (even an adult who does this effectively) helps language acquisition +
Global School Play Day: One Day. Nothing But | | Watch on this important topic https://t.co/HdsMgOPuQp
Schools and Libraries
250 Things to Do Instead of ! - Fun list by for ahead of coming up 2/6
Kinder Prep Frenzy Continued: On | thinks it "seems to involve too much fear, too much short-term, and too much “not-enough-ness.”" https://t.co/ZEkrTpYMD2
Now That Are Promoting Broader Definitions of Success, How Do We Measure Progress?
Self Improvement + Motivation
It’s Not Too Late to Quit - shares tips from author on breaking the habit + finding better focus
Getting Ahead By Being Inefficient | In expending extra energy, making , trying new things you develop flexibility + , says
New study reports toddlers who spent more time watching a screen at 2 years old did worse on developmental markers than those w/ less | Authors urge caution for via
Generation Z’s 7 Lessons for Surviving in Our Tech-Obsessed World - | doesn't distinguish online vs. |
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