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“Schools have become unwitting coconspirators in the decline of reading”

09 Apr

1. Great article on the impact of testing on reading, and reversing readicide from Kelly Gallagher http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/mar10/vol67/num06/Reversing_Readicide.aspx What should students read http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k_v91/docs/k1004wol.pdf Origami yoda http://www.starwars.com/kids/read/news02012010/index.html
2. Internet safety videos competition & entries http://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.com/internet-safety/Home.do also Budd:e Primary and secondary have been produced under Creative Commons https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/budd-e/secondary/index.html#
3. Summer reading ideas http://feedback.shmoop.com/forums/44671-summer-2010-reading-list-vote-now Reading blog with book trailers http://www.naomibates.blogspot.com/ Digital Booktalk: Digital Media for Reluctant Readers http://www.citejournal.org/vol8/iss1/currentpractice/article1.cfm More trailers http://naomibates.blogspot.com/2010/01/weird.html Presentations by Naomi Bates on book trailers http://www.slideshare.net/mira93/digital-booktrailers-1741994 also http://www.slideshare.net/mira93/creating-book-trailers Spring 2010 booktalk http://www.slideshare.net/mira93/spring-2010-booktalk
4. Icyte http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6725266.html?nid=4302&source=title&rid=17458595
5. 21st century Library skills Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills http://slav.globalteacher.org.au/2010/04/08/museums-libraries-and-21st-century-skills/
6. Library signage http://www.walkingpaper.org/960
7. Encyclopedia of life-page for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species on Earth http://www.eol.org/ Mashpedia http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1340000334/post/1900053790.html
8. Twitter guide http://www.aritrasen.com/tech-off/my-twitter-guide/
9. New media literacies blog http://newmedialiteracies.org/blog/ Build new media challenges http://www.newmedialiteracies.org/library/#/home
10. ACEC 2010 http://acec2010.info/ Why kids need to learn critical thinking http://www.classroomchronicles.net/2010/04/08/acec2010-day-2/

 
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