Janet Van Huizen

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Chinese publisher pulls 'vulgar' translation of Indian poet

A Chinese publisher has recalled the latest Chinese-language translation of a work by the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore after criticism in India that it was too vulgar and strayed too far from the original text.<p>Zhejiang Literature and Arts Publishing House announced this week that it would pull …

Literature

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>Give Me Your Hand</b> <br>by Megan Abbott<p>Kit Owens has a secret—actually, it’s Diane Fleming’s secret, shared when the two of them were teens, but the …

Books

Have Air Travelers Reached Their Breaking Point Yet?

What's your breaking point? When do you say, "That's it -- I'm never flying again!"<p>It's no academic question for America's airlines, which continue to provoke passengers with new fees, surcharges and rules. They want to know when their customers would rather stay home.<p>As another summer winds down, …

From Things to Conversations | Library Babel Fish

I’m working on this thing (well, avoiding working on this thing may be more accurate) about how librarians and faculty in the disciplines think …

Humanities

Home

Due to our curriculum being the same year after year, we have decided to no longer post to this blog. Next week, we will begin tweeting the different …

Teaching

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

“I think we should give kids problems that you can’t look up on the internet,” November said. “Or, if you do, build the capacity to do it well.” With …

Can Twitter Replace Traditional Professional Development?

Traditional forms of on-the-job training for teachers have been much-maligned in recent years by experts and by teachers themselves. “Many times …

Teamput: updating the stickynote options (Updated) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

<b>Update: I want to thank developer, Bill Youngdahl, for so quickly responding to my suggestions for templates for schools!</b><p>I am a huge fan of …

Road Warrior Router

This Asus WL-330NUL Multi-Mode Pocket Router is cool and is a great addition to your traveling toolkit. For $34.55, it can serve a number of purposes …

A ThingLink challenge and new video tagging — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

One of the most versatile and easiest-to-use platforms I’ve used over the past several years is ThingLink.<p>I’ve used the interactive poster tagging …

Why it’s important to smash a few apps (or what’s on your palette?) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Lately when I think about how I am going to accomplish a digital task, I find that I automatically consider the task as a creative process, a process …

5 Eye-Popping Designs That Visualise Sound

You unlock this post with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension -- a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. …

How Not to Talk to Your Kids

What do we make of a boy like Thomas?<p>Thomas (his middle name) is a fifth-grader at the highly competitive P.S. 334, the Anderson School on West 84th. …

Education

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What To Do When a Website Doesn't Work the Way You Expect It To

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/05/what-to-do-when-website-doesnt-work-way.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3164418075266604275.post-61172467230831 …

Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy Note II now live in India

Samsung India has started rolling-out Android 4.3 update for its Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 smartphone today. The update is now available both …

Welcome to Dinovember

A month-long imagination invasion.<p>Every year, my wife and I devote the month of November to convincing our children that, while they sleep, their …

AASL: The unconference report — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Friday night a team of teacher librarians, and a few friends, hosted AASL’s first unconference.<p>It all started with a conversation with Susan Ballard …

Welcome to Chandoo.org. A short introduction to this website

blogging - 117 comments<p>Over the last few weeks we have seen huge influx of new members to our little blog. It is good time I said hello and …

The Daring Librarian

Hey gang!<br>I just want to share with you a few coloring pages I curated online & made into PDF's & JPEGS for my kiddos! I love adding new coloring …

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Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America: Rivers, Edens, Empires | Exhibitions - Library of Congress

Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America<p>On April 7, 1805, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark left Fort Mandan for points …

Congressional Caucuses

Cut to the Core: Distinguishing Common Core Myth from Reality

The Common Core State Standards have been adopted by 46 states in hopes of better preparing students for college and their careers. Broadly speaking, …

Mindsets, Resiliency, and what it means to be a learner

I read Carol Dweck’s book on Mindsets this summer, and have been wanting to write about it since. I’d put all of the links below into a draft, and …