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Chris Van Allsburg: A Caldecott Medal award-winning children's book author and illustrator, renowned for works such as The Polar Express, Jumanji and The Garden of Abdul Gasazi.

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Top 5 Reasons to Let Kids Choose Their Own Books

Top 5 Reasons to Let Kids Choose Their Own Books | El. School Library | Scoop.it

A Grade 7 teacher shares why she changed from telling students what they would read (e.g., everybody reading the same novel) to letting her students choose what to read and why it is the better way.


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67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10

67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10 | El. School Library | Scoop.it
At GeekDad we are committed to helping you raise geek generation 2.0, and we believe few things that you do are more important than reading ...

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Inferring w/ Chris Van Allsburg: Read About It ... Think About It

Inferring w/ Chris Van Allsburg: Read About It ... Think About It | El. School Library | Scoop.it

We're a little more than half way through our inferring unit on Chris Van Allsburg, and we've been adding to our reading bulletin board as we progress. There's a lot of student thinking on these two boards.


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Gr 1-3 Top 10 Back to School Picture Books

Gr 1-3 Top 10 Back to School Picture Books | El. School Library | Scoop.it

One teacher's Top 10. The idea accompanying This School Year Will Be The Best! could be used Gr. 1 - 8 ... wouldn't use book past Gr 3.  Bill Peet's Big Bad Bruce is a more lengthy read aloud; it is effective as a springboard for discussing bullying.


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Gates-Financed Common Core Standards Turn Kindergarten into Global Economy Zone - DailyCensored.com - Breaking Censored News, World, Independent, Liberal News

Gates-Financed Common Core Standards Turn Kindergarten into Global Economy Zone - DailyCensored.com - Breaking Censored News, World, Independent, Liberal News | El. School Library | Scoop.it
Here's what Alberta needs to know about curriculum redesign in the US #abed #asba @albertaed http://t.co/kO2atRQj
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