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#Holdshelf: April 2013 — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes

#Holdshelf: April 2013 — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
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A great idea allowing children to share what they are reading. 

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How to get teenagers to read

How to get teenagers to read | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Once children can read teachers and parents stop encouraging them to continue reading. But reading for pleasure is important, too.


Via Bookmarking Librarian, Dean J. Fusto, Dr. Laura Sheneman
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A very insightful article about the importance of reading for pleasure. 

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Tracey Robertson's curator insight, June 24, 3:29 PM

Reading is a stress release.

A conversation starter.

Grows imagination and creativeness.

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25 Cool Reading Games For Kids: The Ultimate List!

25 Cool Reading Games For Kids: The Ultimate List! | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Check out these insanely fun and interactive reading games. We've hand picked the best games from around the web. Super simple, free and tons of fun!
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This looks really great! 

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The Results Are In: Libraries Matter.

The Results Are In: Libraries Matter. - Room to Read Insider - Medium
At Room to Read we are passionate about testing our assumptions. We do not want to take for granted that what we’re doin…

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Reading matters! Libraries allow this to happen!

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 14, 8:52 AM

Results of a Gates' funded global study

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50 Books Worth Reading This Year As Recommended by TED ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

50 Books Worth Reading This Year As Recommended by TED ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

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Seven ways schools kill the love of reading in kids — and 4 principles to help restore it

Seven ways schools kill the love of reading in kids — and 4 principles to help restore it | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Some of the standard reading exercises in school are boredom-inducers.

Via Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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Give them a choice and let them decide what they want to read. It is a personal choice after all. Encourage reading for pleasure by providing as wider selection as possible in your school library.

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The 5 Common Elements of Good Storytelling

The 5 Common Elements of Good Storytelling | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Everything can be a story -- you've just got to tell it.


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Not really reading but story telling is part of this. A very interesting article and I would really like to go and hear this man tell his stories. 

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Why Geocaching Is The Perfect Sport for Readers - BOOK RIOT

Why Geocaching Is The Perfect Sport for Readers - BOOK RIOT | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
“ Geocaching may just be the perfect sport for readers of all ages.”
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21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Close reading is a hot topic that's just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into eve...

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I like this too! Some really useful ideas. 

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Linda Denty's curator insight, September 22, 2014 6:18 PM

These are awesome.  Thanks to WeAreTeachers.

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, September 23, 2014 1:12 PM

Always nice to be reminded!

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10 research-based tips for reading with your child | Teacher's Notebook Blog

10 research-based tips for reading with your child | Teacher's Notebook Blog | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

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Always good to see a reminder.
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Anita Vance's curator insight, September 20, 2014 10:08 AM

A blog and info to share with your parents and caregivers. 

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, September 21, 2014 4:03 AM

Reading is so important!

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Why Kids Need to Read Non-Fiction Books - Imagination Soup

Why Kids Need to Read Non-Fiction Books - Imagination Soup | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Kids (and adults) usually gravitate towards fiction or non-fiction. But it's important to read and develop skills with both. So whether or not you have a non-fiction fan at your house or not, see if your kids would be interested in any one of these books that I'm recommending to you today.

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I love this list of books! Will be sharing it. 

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Anita Vance's curator insight, August 6, 2014 1:15 PM

Here is a nice mix of titles and reasons to share nonfiction,overall.  Thank you to Melissa Taylor for building a nice starting point.

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100 novels everyone should read - Telegraph

100 novels everyone should read - Telegraph | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
The best novels of all time from Tolkien to Proust and Middlemarch

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Now here is a reading list. I think I have some reading to do...

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Middle School Student-Parent Book Club - A Recipe for Success by Ann Hagedorn

Middle School Student-Parent Book Club - A Recipe for Success by Ann Hagedorn | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Ann Hagedorn writes: "When you say parents, middle school students, books, and reading some believe that it equals a recipe for disaster. Well, a few years ago a co-worker and I decided to try out this recipe- we created what we called a parent-child book club (still hate the name, but we couldn’t come up with anything better)."


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Love this idea! 

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, June 25, 2014 1:10 PM

I've thought about doing this for years, since parents seem to be reading so many young adult books now. I doubt I'll have time, but thought I'd share this for anyone more ambitious than I.

GwynethJones's curator insight, June 27, 2014 8:46 AM

I feel the same way, Mary! But it's brilliant!

Mark Hoffman's curator insight, June 27, 2014 11:08 AM

Great idea.

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Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books

Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
There is a cultural narrative about how electronic devices are pulling children away from books. When I meet with other university professors they often tell me that the students don’t read anymore because their eyeballs are glued to their phones. Technophobes think we are raising a generation that doesn’t understand [...]

Via Anne McLean
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An interesting article about the power of parent reading. Not only to  and with their but reading themselves. Being a good role model includes demonstrating reading for please. 

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Dorothy Miller's curator insight, September 8, 2014 10:22 AM

I agree with your observation.   When parents and older siblings sit at the dinner table and can't put their electronic devices down to engage in conversation, there is a great possibility that the small child will not be observed reading a book.  I have had parents bring me their students print books because "They don't use them anymore.  They have a ___ to play electronic games and read e-books.  Our teachers are demanding that our school pay for subscription e-books so the children can read them at home.  Some of these subscription sites read the book to the child on the electronic device.  Where is the enjoyment of sitting with a loved grown-up and reading a new or favorite book together?  These children will not have those precious memories.  "Reading aloud is the single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading."

(State of Black CT Alliance-2009)

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Keep Up With Your Kids: Back-to-School Reading for Parents

Keep Up With Your Kids: Back-to-School Reading for Parents | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Local school teachers and librarians offer their picks for books that kids and parents will enjoy reading together.

Via Jan Boustead
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Love this idea!

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What are the best cakes based on children's books?

What are the best cakes based on children's books? | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
“ From The Gruffalo to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, to cakes fit for Katniss Everdeen. The Book Doctor has ideas for edible cakes of favourite books for Easter and beyond!”
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Teaching Your Kid to Read? Let Her Play Minecraft - Good.IS

Teaching Your Kid to Read? Let Her Play Minecraft - Good.IS | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
“ The first time linguist and game studies theorist James Gee played a video game, he failed many times over. But instead of giving up, he merrily persevered, choosing to exercise “learning muscles” he hadn’t worked out since his grad school days. “Lots of young people pay lots of money to engage in an activity that is hard, long, and complex,” he realized. Games were evidence that humans love learning. But why do they seem to love it more during Minecraft than in the classroom? A game, most simply defined, is nothing more than a set of problems that a player must solve in order to win. And whether played on a board, cards, a computer, an iPad, or a console, games have the ability to intrinsically shape the way we teach and learn language and literacy.”
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:
Not sure what I think about this. If it encourages reading for pleasure then it's good, if it encourages more computer game play then maybe not so good. I do think there is room for every type of reading and if this works we should encourage it.
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In defence of young adult fiction

In defence of young adult fiction | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
“ Samantha Shannon and Caitlin Moran defend young adult fiction, a genre best known for The Hunger Games and Twilight.”
Via Karen Bonanno
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YA fiction is so important and should not be put in the corner.
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32 Reading Websites

32 Reading Websites | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
These cover elementary school through high school (sites like Open Library and Gutenberg Press where students can get free copies of books they need for class): Read Stories Aesop Fables—no ads Aes...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Love this, such a good list. 

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Life-long learning habits begin with early literacy - Bellingham Herald

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Early literacy is very important

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Three Options for Independent Reading on the iPad - Primary Preoccupation

Three Options for Independent Reading on the iPad - Primary Preoccupation | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Primary teachers (and in fact all teachers) are always on the look out for quality reading options for their students.  This is true for digital format books as well as more traditional book forms. When my six and seven-year old students read independently on their iPads, I want to offer them good options as well. Fortunately, I have found three worthwhile options for my six and seven year olds.

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Some really useful tips on using your iPad in a classroom setting that will help you inspire reading for pleasure. Thanks for sharing John! 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, October 11, 2014 1:03 PM

Something for you to share with the teachers!

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An Insider Look Into The Brain of Struggling Readers (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Insider Look Into The Brain of Struggling Readers (Poster) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

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This is a really interesting and useful infographic. Thanks for sharing, Anna. 

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The best young adult books of 2014 - Telegraph

The best young adult books of 2014 - Telegraph | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
The must-read young adult fiction (YA) and best teen books released in 2014 so far. Updated weekly k
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I know what I will be ordering today. Any other suggestions would be good. 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, August 14, 2014 8:53 AM

Looking for something to read. Try this list. 

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THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK AND LITERACY ALLIANCE: Helping Your Kids Find the Right Books

THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK AND LITERACY ALLIANCE: Helping Your Kids Find the Right Books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
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Some great recommendations to help fine the right book. 

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Great Summer Reading List for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Summer Reading List for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

"Looking for some good titles to read this summer? The resources below will probably be of some help. These are collections of books curated with teachers and educators in mind. They span a plethora of education-related themes and topics and some of them also touch on the area of personal development and motivation. Sift through the titles and see if there is anything worth your reading time which I am pretty sure there are many. Enjoy."


Via John Evans
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Something for the teachers this time! 

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 4, 2014 5:05 PM

Something for the teachers this summer.

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The most significant thing we could do to reduce poverty? Read.

The most significant thing we could do to reduce poverty? Read. | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Putting 500 books into a young child’s home has the same impact on educational success as having two parents with master’s degrees. That’s according to a 20-year, 27-nation study by

Via Anu Ojaranta
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I like this! 

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