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October's "bright blue weather" A good time to read!.

Rights assessment is your responsibility.<p>The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license …

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33 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Favourite Films

From Pulp Fiction to pulp fiction.<p>I've only included films on this list that were made from original screenplays, so there's nothing adapted from another medium. Many of the films are taken from the IMDb Top 100. The books I've included on this list are ones that have not yet been made into films …

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25 Great Ways Schools Can Support Reading l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

In the age of the Common Core and its emphasis upon having students take on more challenging text, independent reading and student choice can easily …

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Create Presentations and Infographics with Visme

Labels: creating<p><b>Create Presentations and Infographics with Visme</b><p>by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com<p>I love finding new ways we can create …

Librarian as Innovator: Best Websites

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read

Brecht Vandenbroucke<p><b>Minecraft is the</b> hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It's considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of …

Library Displays

I am taking a break from the <b>Library Displays Blog</b> as I am moving on to pastures new...<p><b>Thank you so much</b> to those of you who have generously …

The Things I Did That Stopped A Love of Reading

I have always had good intentions, my heart and mind has always been in the right place whenever I have done anything “to” my students. I don’t think …

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Stunning Circular Land Art Made of Rocks and Leaves

Dietmar Voorworld is an artist who takes rocks, pebbles and leaves he finds in nature and turns them into memorable pieces of land art. While on a trip to Greece, he starting playing with the sand and pebbles on one of its beaches and felt an artistic inclination to “create something.” His first …

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Top Twitter Hashtags for Librarians

By on May 27, 2014 • ( 33 Comments )<p>Are you ready to become a tweetbrarian? Twitter is a fantastic tool for engaging with other librarians, …

Winners of NASA’s 2014 space art contest for K-12 students. Oh, and they are all girls

Winners of NASA’s 2014 space art contest for K-12 students. Oh, and they are all girls.<p>Bonus points to fourth grader Emma Krooner, who didn’t win but was the only one to forgo expected depictions of planets, spacesuits, and rockets to celebrate the Curiosity Rover instead.<p>Unbeknownst to many, NASA has supported the arts for half a century with its NASA Art Program for adult artists, commissioning such icons as Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz, and Norman Rockwell. See more of it here.

24 Super-Simple Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

Seriously, you'll be out the door before you know it.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the …

Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

The Most Important Video Ever

If there was ever a video that needs to go viral, it’s this one. While it may be intended to promote Google to the viewers’ subconscious, the video …

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FASHION SHOW: Students Show Off Reading

×<p>FASHION SHOW: Students Show Off Reading<p>Ames first graders are finding reading is fashionable.<p>“I read Balto the Hero…it was a movie that we watched, …

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How to Engage Your Strongest Readers

This summer, I was lucky enough to be inn the presence of Mary Ehrenworth at Teachers College as she gave us strategies for how to support our …

Life and Jobs at Wattpad

Culture<p>Working at Wattpad is an opportunity to directly contribute to the evolution of storytelling, and to impact millions of people worldwide. It’s …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness