- Got six minutes? Use them to read!
- If you haven’t signed up for the New York Times’ Learning Network, do that today! They have tons of useful features, like Lesson of the Day to enrich your curricula and enlarge your students’ worlds!
- I am always proud of my profession, and even more so when I read stories like this and this and this.
- More proof that Print is not dead!
- For the IB teachers in our school, sign up for some free on-demand IB webinars from Ideas Roadshow, which has “created a wide range of ‘on-demand’ webinars for DP coordinators, DP librarians, TOK teachers/coordinators, EE coordinators, and DP subject teachers in Groups 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6”.
- More IB love from Ideas Roadshow! Sign up for their Investigating Knowledge emails that will enrich your IB curricula!
- Interested in the state of public education nationwide? The Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University has made their findings interactive and to quote an architect of the project, Andrew Ho of Harvard, “If you imagine state tests are separate pieces of cloth, we have found a way to stitch them together in a patchwork quilt. The result is a national perspective on the geography of educational opportunity. It is an unprecedented view of how our kids are learning in public schools and districts.”
- Google Books is 15 years old! Learn about the history, future, and redesign of something that I use every day and that adds immeasurably to our world of knowledge and research!
- During my first semester of library school, I read several articles about prison librarians, people who are 'a religion within the religion’ of librarianship. It was so moving to read about the ardor they had for the role they were playing. If you are interested, here is the open-access online book from UNESCO called “Books Behind Bars”.
- And stay tuned for information about our high school becoming part of PBS’ POV Community Network!
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