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What to do in a book week? Here are a few ideas.... It was great fun and kids read a lot!
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Welcome to Open Library

Welcome to Open Library | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it

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Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, July 23, 2014 12:31 PM

un millón de eBooks !

Patricia Daniels's curator insight, July 24, 2014 7:05 AM

Plenty of reading material here in the form of diverse genres and subjects. Books can be read online, downloaded in several formats and even borrowed for a couple of weeks. 

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Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's & Teen Author | Kids' & YA Books: Books Light Up Our World

Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's & Teen Author | Kids' & YA Books: Books Light Up Our World | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
'Books Light Up Our World' is the theme for Children's Book Week 2015 so I thought I'd share an article by Courtney Tuckett in this month's Haven Magazine. In the piece I share some ideas on how Reading and Creative Writing can light up our world.

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Children’s Book Week 2015 #storylines: Laurie Ann Thompson | Children's Book Council

Perfection shouldn't be the goal. We know this because of @LaurieThompson's #storylines #quote! http://t.co/JkyDd8gpb1
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Which book would you read to the world? | Junior School

Which book would you read to the world? | Junior School | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it

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TWCLibrary's curator insight, May 18, 7:15 PM

Great ideas for books to read.

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Children’s Book Week 2015 - Challenges for Kids

Children’s Book Week 2015 - Challenges for Kids | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
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TWCLibrary's curator insight, May 6, 7:17 PM

Fantastic site to use with Book Week!

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Book Week 2015

                     BOOK WEEK 2015                'Books Light Up Our World'                        August 22 -28 2015                                ...
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ICDL - International Children's Digital Library

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
International Children's Digital Library

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, March 9, 4:13 PM

From the website: The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.

I have not spent a ton of time playing around with this site but it looks good at first glance. Check it out!

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 10, 2:54 PM

A great resource on the Internet, I remember when it began and they accepted my help as a translator. Now they have grown and keep on getting better and better. The best part: it's free for all, as long as you have an internet connection.

Keep up the good work ICDL!!!!

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Making Sense of INQUIRY CYCLES

Making Sense of INQUIRY CYCLES | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
When asked to explain inquiry, this is how I make sense of the different inquiry cycles available. I have made a table with the cycles or processes I use and aligned them with Kath Murdoch’s model....
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Poster revealed for Children's Book Week - USA TODAY

Poster revealed for Children's Book Week - USA TODAY | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
It's designed by Grace Lee, who illustrates 'Sofia the First' books.
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What Books Do for the Human Soul: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature

What Books Do for the Human Soul: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
"Writers open our hearts and minds, and give us maps to our own selves."

The question of what reading does for the human soul is an etern
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Middle Matters-moving to Senior Primary.: The Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Middle Matters-moving to Senior Primary.: The Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
http://t.co/7fG1QR6QbQ primary writers engage with Shaun Tan #vicpln #yam #bookweek
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Winners 2014 - CBCA

Winners 2014 - CBCA | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it

Click on the link to see the complete list of Winners and Honour Books

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Congratulations to all the authors!

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Mud pies and green spaces – why children do better when they can get outdoors

Mud pies and green spaces – why children do better when they can get outdoors | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
New research has shown that living near green spaces can improve children's cognitive development.
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Everwonder What Colour is Water? - YouTube

Have you ever wondered why water is clear in a glass but blue in our lakes and swimming pools? It's all about the spectrum of light! We break it down. Check ...
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Dive Into ‘Infinity’ With Dizzying Views of A Colossal Cave

Dive Into ‘Infinity’ With Dizzying Views of A Colossal Cave | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
A series of 360° panoramas allows anyone with an Internet connection to experience Vietnam's Son Doong cave, one of the planet's biggest.
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UP!--What's Worth Celebrating?--CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK!

It seems to me there are days, weeks and even years of celebration for just about anything anyone can think of, and I can't say I see the point of many of them, but anyone who knows me knows I agre...
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Books light up our world

Simple presentation on Children's Book Week in Australia and why books and reading are so important.
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Book Week 2015 Advocacy

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What Do Kids Want in Books?: INFOGRAPHIC

What Do Kids Want in Books?: INFOGRAPHIC | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it

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Michael Jongen's curator insight, March 8, 7:17 PM

Nice infographic

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23 Kids Who Are Completely Bossing World Book Day

23 Kids Who Are Completely Bossing World Book Day | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
"A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest" – C.S. Lewis.
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Primary pupils becoming video stars in online book reviews - Independent.ie

Primary pupils becoming video stars in online book reviews - Independent.ie | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
It is an innovative way to encourage children to read. Irish primary schoolchildren are becoming book-show presenters and are posting reviews of their favourite novels online.

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Sharrock's curator insight, March 5, 11:59 AM

This is a cool idea. 

Kobe Davis's curator insight, April 5, 8:33 PM

This article explains the introduction of a FIS book club in British schools. This website encourages students to read through creation of online book reviews. Students are filmed talking about books they have read and critiquing their characters and plot lines.

 

This way of learning focuses on student learning where “students are active rather than passive recipients of knowledge” (Commander, Ward & Zabrucky, 2012, p. 395) and encourages them to “think more deeply about learning” (Commander, Ward & Zabrucky, 2012, p. 398).

 

I would use this technology in stages 1-3 with books that I have selected as well as books that the student has chosen. Students would be instructed to film their book reviews in pairs and then present these videos to the class. The class would then critically analyse the student’s presentation and perhaps take a vote whether or not they would like to read that book. This would allow students to demonstrate their proficiency in Talking and Listening. It would also allow me as a teacher to be aware of the types of books the students would be interested in.

 

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Commander, N. E., Ward, T, E., Zabrucky, K, M. (2012). Theory and practice: How filming “learning in the real world” helps students make the connection. Retrieved April 5, 2015 from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1000691.pdf

TWCLibrary's curator insight, May 6, 7:29 PM

What a great idea

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Honoring the 2014 Nobel laureates with free access to selections of their research

Honoring the 2014 Nobel laureates with free access to selections of their research | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
The science laureates have all published with Elsevier; download some of their high-impact papers
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Home - Book Week 2014 - Library at The Illawarra Grammar School

Home - Book Week 2014 - Library at The Illawarra Grammar School | Book Week 2015 Books light up our world | Scoop.it
Library. Book Week 2014. Home.
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