Libraries are in rough shape these days. Long treasured as bastions of knowledge, they’re being assailed on two fronts: funding cuts and technological disruption. Why borrow a book when you’ve got the Internet and a Kindle?But rumors of the library’s demise are greatly exaggerated. The challenges that libraries face have spurred their radical reinvention as makerspaces and digital archives built to last thousands of years. The libraries of the future will preserve and transmit knowledge as alway
Two years ago, inspired by the viral Hour of Code video, we decided to learn Ruby on Rails. As two suburban middle school teachers with a liberal arts background, we weren’t quite sure where or how to begin, so we headed to New York City to explore our options. As lifelong teachers, we assumed the
Para Lars Müller, o designer e fundador de uma das mais relevantes e influentes editoras internacionais de arquitectura e design, a Lars Müller Publishers, o livro ainda é um objecto precioso e ser editor é uma oportunidade para se “fazer o bem”
Com a evolução tecnológica, a maioria das pessoas decidiram deixar os livros nas estantes. Os mais novos só querem saber das novas tecnologias e os adultos dizem que não têm tempo para ler (mas a verdade é que muitos vão no comboio ou no metro agarrados ao tablet ou ao smartphone e não a uma obra literária).
Carlos Pinheiro's insight:
1. As pessoas que lêem são mais inteligentes 2. Ler faz bem ao cérebro 3. Tornamo-nos mais empáticos 4. Folhear ajuda a concentrar. 5. Pode ajuda a prevenir a Doença de Alzheimer 6. Ajuda a relaxar: 7 Ajuda a adormecer 8. Ler é ‘contagiante’.
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.
5 Anchors For Using Technology To Teach Reading by Paul France, NBCT, InspirED Teaching reading is an art filled with limiting factors: motivation, vocabulary, decoding, and comprehension are only a few of the comprehensive skills or...
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...
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