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55 Flips | 9 Magazines | 1 Follower | @snesb | A librarian and teacher by trade, I work as an Educational Consultant for a school board in Montreal, Canada. I like nothing more than bringing resources and sharing ideas, the crazier the better. Here's to kids: let's keep them thinking and reading!

Leonard Cohen dead: His 20 greatest songs

Over four decades, Leonard Cohen, one of music’s greatest songwriters and poets who died at age 82, it was announced Thursday, released an incredible …

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The Dewey Dilemma

By Barbara Fister<p>In the search for better browsability, librarians are putting Dewey in a different class<p>By Barbara Fister — Library Journal, …

So We Ditched Dewey....What Comes Next For Our Books And Shelves?

Last week I wrote about how our elementary library collection is going through a major transformation. In the post, We Spiced Up The Shelves....And …

A Meeting of the Minds: The First Multiple Intelligences Library

A school library in St. Louis, Missouri, boasts something unique: It’s the only known library whose design is based on Multiple Intelligences …

Best Children's Books We Read in 2013

We read and review a lot of books and these books were the best children’s books we read for the first time in 2013. Most of these books were …

Parked on The Bun!

<b>ministryofmagic.co</b> has been registered at Porkbun but the owner has not put up a site yet. Visit again soon to see what amazing website they decide …

The Educator’s Guide to Pinterest

Your classroom probably has a bulletin board. It’s the perfect spot to organize information and show off great work. Increasingly, learning is …

Infographics

Do E-Reader Owners Read More Books? [INFOGRAPHIC]

U.S. consumers with an e-reader or tablet are more likely to read and buy books than those without an e-book compatible tech device, a new …

The 2013 Graphic Novel Winners Announced by Katherine Sokolowski

Posted by CBethM on December 29, 2013 in 2013 Nerdies | 5 Comments<p>I’m so excited to share with you the winners of the third annual Nerdy Book Club …

The 2013 Fiction Picture Book Winners Announced by Karin Perry

Posted by CBethM on December 26, 2013 in 2013 Nerdies | 3 Comments<p>Happy December 26th – the day after Christmas. The wrapping paper is thrown away, …

The 2013 Nonfiction Picture Book Winners Announced by Karen Terlecky

Posted by CBethM on December 28, 2013 in 2013 Nerdies | 3 Comments<p>What a great year to be a reader of nonfiction! When the Nerdy nominations were …

The 2013 Early Readers and Chapter Book Winners Announced by Alyson Beecher

Posted by CBethM on December 27, 2013 in 2013 Nerdies | 2 Comments<p>Friendship, life lessons, and lots of laughter and humor characterize this year’s …

Why school librarians are critical to digital learning

A new Follett-sponsored initiative aims to raise awareness of how important school librarians are to ed-tech success<p>‘It makes sense that, in this Age …

Notes From a Children's Librarian: Books With Sole(s)

<i>Every month, our resident children's librarian Julie Booker brings us great stories from the stacks.</i><p>What’s the big idea? One of the current trends in …

New Book Read Alike Recommendations by Jillian Heise

Posted by CBethM on December 19, 2013 in New Book Reviews | 4 Comments<p>When the call went out for volunteers for December guest posters, I volunteered …

Virtual Field Trips: Maybe Even Better than the Real Thing

When I was a kid in rural Iowa, my mom gave me a book with an exquisite cover of a delicate-looking boy standing on the surface of some kind of …

Littérature jeunesse: petites confiseries littéraires

Avec l'arrivée de décembre, la féérie de Noël commence sérieusement à titiller petits et grands. Pour l'occasion, pourquoi ne pas offrir de la …

Google Play for Education Is Here! Now What Does It Offer?

Back in June, Google announced a major plan to enter the education app space. The search giant promised incredibly simple roll outs, painless Mobile …

2012

More Top 10s<p>Twelve months ago, when we chose 2011’s best graphic novels, we predicted that this year’s list would be even better—and we were …

25 Free Christmas Books and Holiday Stories - Edventures with Kids

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Booksellers' Picks for Little Kids 2013

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<b>No Google Images - Ever!</b><p><b>TEACHERS Please Remember: HCPSS Students are NOT ALLOWED</b> <b><br>to use Google Images for any project, paper, or for any reason. Ever.</b></b> …

Robin Etherington's top 10 comic books

The comic book creator picks his favourite graphic novels from the genre's 'oodles of awesomeness' encompassing Asterix to Akira<p>"I've always liked making top ten lists. During my time here on planet earth I've happily categorised my favourite books, films, games, sports, foodstuffs, road kill, …