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2013 Book Week - CBCA

Offers support to authors and illustrators, annual awards, and events. Includes calendar of events, tips on getting published, and a quarterly journal.
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2013 Children's Book Week Poster and Bookmark with a Puzzle

2013 Children's Book Week Poster and Bookmark with a Puzzle | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
The poster and bookmark for this year's Children's Book Week (May 12-19, 2013) has been released and they are, as always, wonderful. The poster was done by Brian Selznick, author/illustrator of The Invention of Hugo ...
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GraceLinBlog: Children's Book Week Bookmark

GraceLinBlog: Children's Book Week Bookmark | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
As I mentioned a couple of time earlier, I am the creator the 2013 Children's Book Week Bookmark. I can't tell even begin to tell you how excited I was when I was offered this opportunity. One of my life long pipe dreams is to ...
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Read an eBook Week Kicks off March 3rd - Good E-Reader (blog)

Read an eBook Week Kicks off March 3rd - Good E-Reader (blog) | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Read an eBook Week Kicks off March 3rd
Good E-Reader (blog)
We caught up with the head coordinator of the project to see how last year went and what we can expect in 2013. Rita Toews explained “Last year ...
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Read An E-Book Week Is Gearing Up TeleRead: News and views ...

Read An E-Book Week Is Gearing Up TeleRead: News and views ... | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Author Rita Toews reached out to me recently and mentioned that Read an E-Book Week—that would be March 3-9—is currently in the process of gearing up for its 2013 festivities. This will be the event's 11th consecutive ...
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Model Library Curriculum shared on our PA DOE portal ...

Model Library Curriculum shared on our PA DOE portal ... | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
framework for school librarians to collaborate with teachers to help students achieve 40 of the PA Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, Reading and Writing for Science and Technology/Technical Subjects, and Writing for ...

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Dawn Darling's curator insight, July 10, 2013 7:22 AM

Sure to be helpful as we work on our IT/IL curriculum.

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Top Shelf Picks: Children's Book Week - May 13th - 19th 2013

Top Shelf Picks: Children's Book Week - May 13th - 19th 2013 | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
May? It might seem far away as of December 30th, 2012 but it will come up as quickly as you can turn the page of your favorite children's book. Central Road will have guest authors, book characters and plenty of literary fun ...
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Myebook - get it out there!

Myebook - get it out there! | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Create your eBooks, Photo albums, Comics, Magazines, Fanzines, CV, Brochures, Books... When you're done, publish and share your ebook full of photos, video, audio with friends, family, and the world.

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Ariana Amorim's curator insight, December 19, 2012 2:44 AM

You can create, publish, share or sell  your eBooks. And it's free!

Still in Beta.

Shanika Journey's curator insight, December 21, 2012 11:41 AM

Looks like a very useful tool if you want to share a eBook or digital publication virally online. And the cool thing about is that it's free.

Tracy Shaw's curator insight, December 27, 2012 4:28 PM

This is a great resource for students wanting to publish their own work.

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10 Fantastic Educational Podcasts

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This brilliant series of educational podcasts takes 100 objects from the British museum and shapes a single episode around each one, using it as a historical landmark from which to relate the history of the world.


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Katherine Page Burdick's comment, December 18, 2012 7:05 PM
I find this very creative and intriguing.
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 9, 2013 3:47 PM

Podcasts are a great way of learning from experts and enthusiasts in your own time.

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An Unquiet History of Libraries and Navigating Knowledge, from Alexandria to the Internet

An Unquiet History of Libraries and Navigating Knowledge, from Alexandria to the Internet | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
"…texts, fabrics to be shredded and woven together in new combinations and patterns…" "Everything in the world exists to end up in a...
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NSTA and the CBC have selected the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12.

NSTA and the CBC have selected the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12. | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it

NSTA and the CBC have selected the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12.

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NSW Book Week Judge for the Book Week 2014 - 2015

NSW Book Week Judge for the Book Week 2014 - 2015 | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Voting for the new judge will take place early in 2013. Jill Bruce the current NSW Judge will be part of the judging team for Book Week Books of the Year up to 2013. Book Week 2013 is Saturday 17 - Friday 23 August.
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MTHS – Daily Announcements:

MTHS – Daily Announcements: | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Young writers from across Canada are invited to submit their stories and/or poems to the Book Week 2013 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens. Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada and one winner from each ...
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Book Buzz: First look at Children's Book Week poster - USA TODAY

Book Buzz: First look at Children's Book Week poster - USA TODAY | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Book Buzz: First look at Children's Book Week poster USA TODAY Children's Book Week: Caldecott-winning children's author and illustrator Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret) has designed the poster for the 94th Children's Book Week, which...
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Character Costumes for World Book Week. Rainbow Fish | Netmums ...

Character Costumes for World Book Week. Rainbow Fish | Netmums ... | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
It's World Book Day Week on our blog and each day we will be bringing you another brilliant costume to make thanks to our fantastic parent bloggers. Today Rebecca from Here Come the Girls shows you how to make this ...
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Day in the Life of a School Librarian

Presentation for LIANZA Library Assistants Day highlighting the range of tasks undertaken by school library teams and linking the intersections between schools

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Deborah Welsh's curator insight, March 5, 2013 3:42 PM

Intense but realistic.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 12, 2013 3:31 PM

Would be interesting to compare with an elementary school librarian's day.

 

Paula Correia's curator insight, April 29, 2013 12:43 PM

Um Dia na Vida de um Bibliotecário Escolar.

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Miss Stacia's Book Blog: BOOK WEEK is coming up!

Miss Stacia's Book Blog: BOOK WEEK is coming up! | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
We are excited to have the school's annual BOOK WEEK fast approaching! There will be a variety of activities going on at each AIS campus, all of which will celebrate books, literacy, and libraries! This year's Book Week is ...
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Book Week Scotland 2012

Whether you were there in person or just wish you had been, here's your chance to relive or catch up on some of the best parts of Book Week Scotland.
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52 Books in 52 Weeks: Book a Week in 2013

52 Books in 52 Weeks: Book a Week in 2013 | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
The challenge will run from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Our book weeks will begin on Sunday; Participants may join at any time. All books are acceptable except children books.**; All forms of books are acceptable including ...
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Connected Classroom: Using Online Tools for Lesson Planning

Connected Classroom: Using Online Tools for Lesson Planning | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
By using these Web tools to organize, create, and find lesson plans, teachers never truly have to start from scratch, says educator Chelsea Baldwin.
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Patty Ball's curator insight, December 18, 2012 11:19 AM

teachers using online tools, Google Drive, LiveBinders, Evernote

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Home | Ownshelf

Home | Ownshelf | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Ownshelf is building a service to share ebooks across devices. We are in Beta now. Show your bookshelf to friends. Browse friends’ shelves. Borrow and loan ebooks. Access your shelf anywhere. It’s easy and FREE!

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How our schools are robbing students of the joy of reading

How our schools are robbing students of the joy of reading | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
Books should be a pleasure in themselves, not merely a prompt for study.

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SCIS's curator insight, December 12, 2012 4:26 PM

'By mining and scouring books for issues and focusing on matters of suitability rather than substance, we in fact fail to teach young people how to read and what reading is for and the ways literature can enlighten, inspire and above all give pleasure.'

 
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Give A Gift that Keeps On Giving: Give A Book this Christmas to Someone You Love

A book. Once you give it, it gives forever, memories that live on long after the reading is done. Giving such a gift will be greatly appreciated, with a smile, with a hug, an embrace that says it all...
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20 Twitter Chats Every Librarian Should Know About - Edudemic

20 Twitter Chats Every Librarian Should Know About - Edudemic | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
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Digital Citizenship Education

Digital Citizenship Education | Book Week Connect to Reading 2014 | Scoop.it
The Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program is a free, turnkey instructional program. The goal is to create an awareness of the rights connected with creative content.
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