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Guys Lit Wire: Forgive me Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

Guys Lit Wire: Forgive me Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick | learning | Scoop.it

"Today is Leonard Peacock's birthday. It is also the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather's P-38 pistol. 

Maybe some day he'll believe that being different is OK ....

But not today. (from the jacket cover)


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My Salinger Year: How reading shapes our lives

My Salinger Year: How reading shapes our lives | learning | Scoop.it
Joanna Rakoff’s My Salinger Year is the latest ‘bibliomemoir’ – a mix of criticism, biography and memoir. Lucy Scholes explains why the genre is taking off.

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10 Great Historical Novels That Will Transport You Back In Time

10 Great Historical Novels That Will Transport You Back In Time | learning | Scoop.it
This is the huge appeal of historical fiction. It transports the reader to another time -- dramatically different yet full of striking similarities....

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Body and Soul II

Body and Soul II | learning | Scoop.it
The structure of landscape is infinitesimal, Like the structure of music, seamless, invisible.

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elly's curator insight, June 26, 2014 10:00 AM

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17 Spectacular Bookshops In Australia To See Before You Die

17 Spectacular Bookshops In Australia To See Before You Die | learning | Scoop.it
Lose yourself in a world of books.

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How to encourage students to read for pleasure: teachers share their top tips

How to encourage students to read for pleasure: teachers share their top tips | learning | Scoop.it
While students might trudge through set texts in lessons, how can teachers inspire them to open a book when they get home? Martin Williams explores interesting initiatives developed by teachers

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Fiona's curator insight, June 8, 2014 8:08 PM

Some nice ideas here. I like the idea of valuing what the child is reading. What did they choose? What do they think about it? Don't just ask them if they would recommend it. Recommendation is not why we choose to read books.

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17 Bookstores That Will Literally Change Your Life

17 Bookstores That Will Literally Change Your Life | learning | Scoop.it
And all you have to do is visit them!

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The Language of Maps Kids Should Know

The Language of Maps Kids Should Know | learning | Scoop.it
The vocabulary and concepts of maps kids should learn to enhance their map-skills & geography awareness. Concise definitions with clear illustrations.

 


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Anita Vance's curator insight, June 30, 2014 8:54 AM

This article helps give an early start to map skill implementation - even at the earliest levels.

DTLLS tutor's curator insight, July 1, 2014 5:04 AM

Love this website. Not just this article, but the whole idea. Have a little browse around...

wereldvak's curator insight, July 6, 2014 2:53 PM

De taal van de kaart: welke  woordenschat hebben kinderen nodig om de kaart te kunnen lezen?