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New Research Reveals Unexpected Positive Outlook for the Printed Book, Due to Love of the Medium

New Research Reveals Unexpected Positive Outlook for the Printed Book, Due to Love of the Medium | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
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Via Carisa Kluver
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So glad to hear the printed book will be around for a while. I'm in total agreement on the top three reasons why books are preferred although I have to admit that putting it on a bookshelf was new to me.

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Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills

Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
So why are girls so underrepresented in STEM fields?
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Congratulations girls!
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New Research Shows Audiobooks Have Powerful Impact on Literacy Development : The Booklist Reader

New Research Shows Audiobooks Have Powerful Impact on Literacy Development : The Booklist Reader | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Do you include Audiobooks on your Ss Summer Reading List? New Research: https://t.co/9RyUewuksn #teachers #Literacy #reading #edchat
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Great insight on the use of audio books for literacy.

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15 Instagram Book Marketing Ideas from Publishers

15 Instagram Book Marketing Ideas from Publishers | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Need ideas for what to post to Instagram? See how publishers are using Instagram to build their books' brands and reach new readers.
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Great ways to market your book using social media.
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What It's Really Like To Self-Publish Your First Book

The highs and lows of self-publishing your first book. http://www.christelprice.com.
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This is a cute video of what every first time author experiences. We are the rule.

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Beloved 4-Year-Old Photographer Is Now 5 Years Old And Publishing A Book

Famed 4-year-old photographer is now 5 years old and publishing a book http://t.co/AAMbxe88vR http://t.co/guSOHrFfbq
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Very cool! Start 'em young.

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Schools urged to sign up for free books from local publisher - Leicester Mercury

Schools urged to sign up for free books from local publisher - Leicester Mercury | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Schools have partnered with a local children's book publisher in an initiative to promote literacy and a love of reading to school-aged children across Leicestershire. So far, more than 30 schools...
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What a wonderful gift to those children. Maybe all publishers should have similar programs. 

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Publishing a Book? 10 Questions a Publisher Will Ask You

Publishing a Book? 10 Questions a Publisher Will Ask You | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
I've compiled a list of the top 10 questions a publisher will ask you after over 30 years of writing and over 60 books published.
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A must for putting together a great book proposal.

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How the Tiny Graywolf Press Became a Big Player in Book Publishing - Slate Magazine (blog)

How the Tiny Graywolf Press Became a Big Player in Book Publishing - Slate Magazine (blog) | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in New York magazine. Before she won multiple awards and wrote one of the Times Book Review’s top-ten books of 2014, the young poet Eula Biss tried to sell a book of essays to major publishing houses.
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One more win for the little guy and another example of "people buy your why."

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3 Techniques for Teaching Digital Literacy

3 Techniques for Teaching Digital Literacy | 102nd Place | Scoop.it

“Twenty-five years ago, the term “literacy” was synonymous with the printed word. Today, that definition has evolved and being literate necessitates more than simply interacting with text. We must be digitally literate, too.”


Via Becky Roehrs, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Dean J. Fusto
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Understanding the printed word was hard enough when I was in school. Now our children need to be digitally literate as well.

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News Corp: Book Publishing Leads Q4 Growth Even As News & Information Services ... - Forbes

News Corp: Book Publishing Leads Q4 Growth Even As News & Information Services ... - Forbes | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Book publishing continued to see solid growth amid the benefits from Harlequin acquisition.
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Good news for authors!

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Publishing: How Attending A Book Fair Changed My Publishing Journey

Publishing: How Attending A Book Fair Changed My Publishing Journey | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
RT @Kindlemojo: Publishing: How Attending A Book Fair Changed My Publishing Journey. http://t.co/qsRN4iERHp
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It definitely takes strategic partnerships to do well.

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Apple's mistake was hooking up with the book-publishing cartel - Fortune

Apple's mistake was hooking up with the book-publishing cartel - Fortune | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
An appeal court's decision finding Apple guilty of collusion with publishers reinforces just how cozy a cartel the industry was.
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Apple gets bitten.

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Association of American Publishers says book and journal publishing industry grew 4.6% in 2014

Association of American Publishers says book and journal publishing industry grew 4.6% in 2014 | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
book, publishers, sales, revenue, research, book publishing

Via Marianela Camacho Alfaro
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The highest level of growth was in books for children and young adults. So happy to see our youth are readers.

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The Future of Libraries Is Bigger Than Books

The Future of Libraries Is Bigger Than Books | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Modern libraries are essential in underserved communities as places where everyone is welcome to gather, work, borrow materials, or just spend time.
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I don't know what I'd do without my local library. I could never afford to buy or store all the great books I want to read. 
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Books are back. Only the technodazzled thought they would go away | Simon Jenkins

Books are back. Only the technodazzled thought they would go away | Simon Jenkins | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
The hysterical cheerleaders of the e-book failed to account for human experience, and publishers blindly followed suit. But the novelty has worn off
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Glad to see the statistics support what I was feeling all along. 
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6 Truths About Technology in Education - A.J. Juliani

6 Truths About Technology in Education - A.J. Juliani | 102nd Place | Scoop.it

Technology plays an interesting role in student ownership. That device in their pocket has all the information in the world. It can connect them to anyone, allow for collaboration, and be used for a variety of innovative purposes. As teachers, we have to embrace the notion that technology can open up a world of learning opportunities, and then give our students the chance to own those opportunities.

 


Via Nik Peachey, Elizabeth E Charles
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Great article about the role technology plays in aiding literacy in the classroom.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 11, 2015 5:03 AM

Some strong arguments based on learner autonomy.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 4, 12:18 PM

Although education and schooling are for the benefit of the learner, it also maintains an orderly advancement of the social structure and it is part of preserving what is good for both individuals and society. The word educate means to lead children to adulthood. What that means has both personal and communal implications.

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Louisville student sues author, IBJ publishing unit over book - Indianapolis Business Journal

Louisville student sues author, IBJ publishing unit over book - Indianapolis Business Journal | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Indianapolis-based IBJ Book Publishing LLC and author Katina Powell have been sued by a University of Louisville student who claims her career prospects have been damaged by Powell’s book, which alleges she supplied strippers and prostitutes to...
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Not sure I agree with the reasoning behind this suit. What do you think? Justified or not?

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Packers Great Jerry Kramer's Son Publishing Packers Photo Book - PR Newswire (press release)

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Packers Great Jerry Kramer's Son Publishing Packers Photo Book.
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This will make the Packers fans in my family very happy!

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How a children's book publisher hopes to reach more of India's 200 million ... - Scroll.in

How a children's book publisher hopes to reach more of India's 200 million ... - Scroll.in | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
Pratham Books’ new open-source platform is a huge step to creating more young readers.
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An open source library for young readers - I love it!

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Sharing picture books with kids can make them smarter and more attentive - Times LIVE

Sharing picture books with kids can make them smarter and more attentive - Times LIVE | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
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Via Ana Margarida Ramos
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No surprises in this study. We just need to make the time to interact.

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Students Abuzz Over Reading With Lockers Painted as Books

Students Abuzz Over Reading With Lockers Painted as Books | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
When students returned to Biloxi Junior High School this month, the buzz was not just about their summer vacations but about reading and books, and it is all thanks to two teachers.
Elizabeth Williams and Stacey Butera, eighth-grade English language arts (ELA) teachers at the Biloxi, Mississippi,...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Congratulations to these creative teachers who found a unique way to engage their students with reading.

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The surprising benefits of reading before bed

The surprising benefits of reading before bed | 102nd Place | Scoop.it

"We’re all commitment phobes. We scan, we skim, we browse, but rarely do we read. Our eyes pingpong back and forth from Facebook posts to open chat boxes, unclicked emails to GIFs of dancing cats, scanning for keywords but barely digesting what we see. Average time spent on an online article is 15 seconds."

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-surprising-benefits-of-reading-before-bed-2015-8#ixzz3kIygNG2r

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Via Sharon Bakar
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I love reading right before bed. Do you?

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, August 30, 2015 10:08 PM

Reading in bed (even 6 pages) can reduce stress by 68% apparently. (Wish I could do it! I read in the mornings, in my chair on the veranda.)

Also bear in mind "those who read consistently exhibit significantly greater memory and mental abilities at all stages in life. They’re also better public speakers, thinkers and, according to some studies, better people in general."

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Where Does Book Publishing Go from Here? | Digital Book World

Where Does Book Publishing Go from Here? | Digital Book World | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
With declining ebook sales, the prominence of self-publishing and the rise of subscription services, where does book publishing go from here?
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Prices on eBooks from major publishers are, in my opinion, artificially high.

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Media Metrics: Brand Content Engagement, Tablet Market, Book and Journal Publishing, and More | Technology for Publishing LLC

Media Metrics: Brand Content Engagement, Tablet Market, Book and Journal Publishing, and More | Technology for Publishing LLC | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
A jump in brand content engagement rates, the declining tablet market, growth in book and journal publishing, and more are covered in this month’s installment of TFP’s Media Metrics roundup.
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A nice quick look at the trends in these areas. 

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The World's 57 Largest Book Publishers, 2015 - Publishers Weekly

The World's 57 Largest Book Publishers, 2015 - Publishers Weekly | 102nd Place | Scoop.it
The growing complexity of international book publishing is reflected in this year’s ranking of the world’s largest publishers.
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For those of you who enjoy lists. Two companies from China near the top.

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