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Every Book on Emma Watson's Reading List

Join the club.<p>Like her beloved characters Hermione Granger and Belle, Emma Watson LOVES to read. She loves it so much she started a global, monthly Goodreads book club of feminist texts. She's recruited a team to hide books for people to find all over the world. She once took a year off from acting …

6 powerful books that speak to this American moment

<i>Steve Erickson, author of</i> Zeroville <i>and much other inventive fiction, recommends books that "speak to the current moment":</i><p><b>Cane by Jean Toomer</b> …

Books

The Spring Fiction Reading Guide

We could say that the last dregs of winter make for a nice time to curl up with a book, or that you should be building your spring pile now—but, …

Books

Financial Benefits of Marriage Every Investor Needs to Know

Financial Benefits of Marriage Every Investor Needs to Know<p>Being Married Can Do Wonders for Your Personal Finances<p>Updated August 16, 2017<p>With the …

Retirement

Identifying Fake News: An Infographic and Educator Resources

We recently posted, “10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article,” which highlighted key items to look for on a website when determining its credibility. The …

Fake News

10 Celebrity-Narrated Audiobooks for Your Commute

Audiobooks are having a moment. Sure, bookworms and scholars have long cherished them, but with the recent resurgence of celebrity narrators, book …

Books

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

10 EdTech Resource Lists for Teachers

By: Jessica Carrell. It has always surprised me that it can be hard to find practical EdTech resource lists. Here is a helpful collection of …

Education Technology

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this January

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this, January, we suggest checking out Amazon's …

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Banned Books Week 2016 - CPDI book lists

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel<p>I love this book. Alison Bechdel tells the story of her family's very specific struggles and in doing so creates something …

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Remembering Elie Wiesel, In His Words

Elie Wiesel survived concentration camps in Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become a Nobel Laureate, activist and defender of human rights. He died this summer at age 87.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>A number of influential people died in 2016, and we're taking a moment now to remember one of them, a man …

Elie Wiesel

28 books you should have read in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at a truly exceptional year for genre fiction. As we pointed out in last year’s attempt to provide …

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23 Thrilling Novels from the Bookshelf of Linwood Barclay

I’ll concede that THE CHILL is neither the scariest nor most thrilling novel I’ve ever read, but it is the best of the Lew Archer thrillers, written …

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The 19 Best Literary Debuts Of 2016

Here are the most exciting new voices in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in 2016 (ranked in no particular order).

4 Signs You Have a Real Flipped Classroom Infographic

<b>4 Signs You Have a Real Flipped Classroom Infographic</b>Chances are, you’ve heard of the flipped classroom. In fact, you could be tired of hearing about …

Education Technology

What books to read in 2017: 26 titles to start the year

The literary landscape of 2017 is bright. Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Auster, Philip Kerr and Elizabeth Strout are just a few of the authors with books hitting the shelves in the first few months of the year. Here are some of the titles we’re looking forward to — with more to come.<p><b>JANUARY</b><p><b>4321</b> , by Paul …

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The Best Professional Development Resources On Writing Instruction

As regular readers know, in addition to teaching high school full-time I also teach credential candidates at California State University about …

10 classic stories to read in 2017

It's time to start thinking of those New Year's resolutions, and who doesn't say they want to read more? With all the distractions of everyday life — …

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The Biggest Literary Stories of the Year: 50 to 31

The non-literary news of 2016 somehow seems bigger and darker than other years, and maybe it really is. But books were still published and writers …

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The 5 best nonfiction books of 2016

<b>1. Evicted by Matthew Desmond</b> (Crown, $28)<p>"The struggle to pay the rent may sound like a problem the poor have always faced. It's not," said Jason …

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‘The Undoing Project,’ by Michael Lewis

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Even if you’ve never read “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’ 2003 best-seller about the Oakland A’s bargain-basement roster of …

Northern California

The Year in Books: The 15 Best Books of 2016

Most of the year’s strongest novels had historical heavy subject matter, befitting a year that felt to American readers like the darkest in memory. …

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16 Overall Favorite Books of 2016

From loneliness to love to black holes, by way of Neil Gaiman, Annie Dillard, and Mary Oliver.<p>To look back on any period of reading with the intention of selecting one’s favorite books is a curious two-way time machine — one must scoop the memory of a past and filter it through the sieve of an …

How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

Constantly Share Best Practices<p>As a first step, work toward recognizing that, no matter how long you've been in the classroom, there will always be …

Teaching

Mila Kunis Was Shamed for Breast-Feeding in Public

Even <b>Mila Kunis</b> isn’t immune to breast-feeding shamers. When the <i>Bad Moms</i> actress was still nursing her daughter, Wyatt, she would feel strangers …

Mila Kunis

New York lifts 'tampon tax': 'It is a matter of social and economic justice'

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed ban against taxes on menstruation products, which was approved when women were not in state legislature, sponsor said<p>“It’s a big day for #menstrualequity,” New York city council member Julissa Ferreras wrote on Twitter.<p>On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed …

Economic Justice

Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies at 87

Elie Wiesel, the Auschwitz survivor who became an eloquent witness for the six million Jews slaughtered in World War II and who, more than anyone else, seared the memory of the Holocaust on the world’s conscience, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 87.<p>Menachem Rosensaft, a longtime …

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