By Carol Heinsdorf and Debra Kachel In 1991, there were 176 certified librarians in Philadelphia public schools. This year there are 11 and only five are known to be actually doing what they were trained to do. Five librarians for the nation's eighth-largest school district.
João Tordo, Miguel Esteves Cardoso, Ana Margarida Carvalho, Helena Sacadura Cabral, Lídia Jorge e Pedro Chagas Freitas são alguns dos autores que participam nas sessões de autógrafos virtuais que a Wook está a promover.
In a society where one in three homes has no books owned by the children in them, it is essential that youngsters can find them elsewhere. Recent research emphasises this importance. A study by the Institute of Education (2013) found reading for pleasure ‘to be more important for children's cognitive development between ages 10 and 16 than their parents' level of education.’
Via Karen Bonanno, Ana Margarida Ramos
Reading might be typically associated with a sedentary lifestyle, but it’s not all bad. Canada’s National Reading Campaign released an infographic last week which details how reading can lower your stress level and help you become a better person. It can’t do much for one’s weight or cholesterol, but for that I would recommend an audiobook and a …
With the annual review of what books we will require students to use in the following year came a discussion of the merits of a dictionary as part of this list. Like many schools we have implemented a 1:1 BYOD programme that means every child has full time access to the internet. The questions is does this negate the need for a dictionary or is there still a compelling case to develop dictionary skills. I was curious as to which approach would produce the most meaningful results and decide
O ilustrador português André da Loba foi distinguido como finalista na competição anual da Society of Illustrators e vai integrar a sua exposição anual, que é inaugurada em Janeiro, em Newport, nos Estados Unidos.André da Loba, que é disting...
A Fundação O Século organiza em fevereiro de 2015 na sua sede, em S. Pedro do Estoril, o 1.º Encontro de Literatura Infanto-Juvenil da Lusofonia, que reunirá, em escolas, mesas-redondas e oficinas, vários escritores, ilustradores e contadores de histórias.
A new infographic was released by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) earlier today. Focus It tells the story of how libraries are champions for academic freedom and balanced copyright policies. Explains the threat of unbalanced copyright to academic freedoms, including the freedom to research, to teach and learn, and to publish.