Which would you be happier doing - serving pints or serving God? Helpful advice on how to make those difficult life choices is on hand.
The Cabinet Office has been looking at the relationship between different jobs and levels of life satisfaction, and publicans, it turns out, are in the unhappiest occupation of all. They are closely followed by brickies and debt collectors.
The happiest workers, the research suggests, are vicars and priests. Members of the clergy enjoy the most satisfying lives - but farmers and fitness instructors are pretty jolly too.
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This past January, the Alliance for Excellent Education published a report showing school librarians in the front lines of the education movement to shepherd digital tools and skills into the hands of students.
If you walk into a library and find an inappropriate bulletin board posting in the children’s section of the library, what do you think will happen to you if you voice your opposition?
If you bring it up to the library’s attention, they will say “thank you” and not remove the posting. If you persist, they state “Libraries do not bow to pressures to remove materials, images or information from our collections/premises.”
Longwood University has recently added a new graduate degree to its curriculum. Longwood will be the first public institution in Virginia to offer a Master of Education degree program in School Librarianship.
Bond money helped build more than 100 gleaming new school libraries throughout San Diego Unified between 2001 and 2006. Now many of them sit empty and unused. District officials are hoping to get more back open, and for longer hours.
The Summit Cove Elementary library Twitter account, @SummitCoveMedia, includes information about book fairs, reading goals and student projects. It’s just one of the many tools Summit School District libraries
Research has shown there is a ‘summer slump’ for students who do not read during summer break. Additionally, studies have found children from low-income families, whose main exposure to books is through the school library, are more likely to not read during the summer. The McFarland School District has decided to take a proactive approach to decrease the summer reading gap.