Reading for all ages
1.6K views | +0 today
Follow
Reading for all ages
Why is it important that our children read? What can we do to encourage a love of books and reading......
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Literature Map - Find Authors You Might Like

Free Technology for Teachers: Literature Map - Find Authors You Might Like | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

A fun Tool for you to use. Have a go!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Record numbers for summer reading scheme | The Bookseller

Record numbers for summer reading scheme | The Bookseller | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from Boys and Reading
Scoop.it!

The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun

The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Yes, strong literacy skills help students get good grades and, eventually, good jobs. But schools shouldn't forget to emphasize the joy of getting lost in a book.

Via Heather Stapleton
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

and this is where your school librarian fits in...

more...
BJ Neary's curator insight, November 17, 2013 3:18 PM

A great article, let kids read what they want and it will benefit them throughout their lives.

Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from Book trailers for teen literati
Scoop.it!

DIVERGENT - Trailer - Official [HD] - 2013

DIVERGENT is a thrilling action-adventure film set in a future where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior (Wood...

Via Library Staff
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Read the book? Now see the film!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

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

#Holdshelf: October 2013 — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

I love this idea of looking at your returns shelf to see what is popular at the monent. Great visual!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from Librarians in the real world
Scoop.it!

Winning kids over one book at a time

Winning kids over one book at a time | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Via Library Staff
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Librarians are essential to encourage reading especially in schools. 

more...
Library Staff's curator insight, October 30, 2013 3:35 PM

Libraries are relational places. That's why we love them in communities. Via Senga White

Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

25 Famous Movies That You Might Not Know Were Based On Books

25 Famous Movies That You Might Not Know Were Based On Books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
You didn't think Disney created Cruella de Vil themselves, did you?
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

This is an interesting one. I think I knew most of them were books first but a nice list.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from School Libraries and the importance of remaining current.
Scoop.it!

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens

Via Library Staff, Elizabeth Hutchinson
more...
Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, October 16, 2013 3:16 AM

Brilliantly said Neil Everyone should read this, if you can...

Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Viewpoints: Do children need to read more books?

Viewpoints: Do children need to read more books? | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Fewer children across the UK are reading in their own time and one in five is embarrassed to be caught with a book, a survey suggests.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Reading is a necessity of life. If not why did we fight so hard for it to be our right to read and write? 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Raising a Reader: Learning Empathy

Raising a Reader: Learning Empathy | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Why reading to children creates a more peaceful society overall.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

An interesting read. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Styling Librarian #pb10for10 Top 10 Books for a New School Library

Styling Librarian #pb10for10 Top 10 Books for a New School Library | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Thanks to the hosts of #pb10for10 Mandy Robek, of Enjoy and Embrace Learning and Cathy Mere, of reflectandrefine.blogspot.com - I'm thrilled to participate in #pb10for10 for a few reasons! 1. I lov...
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Far more than just a list, great ideas too.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

BBC's The Big Read - Best Loved Novels of All Time - How many have you read?

BBC's The Big Read - Best Loved Novels of All Time - How many have you read? | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Find your score on this list by clicking each item that you have completed. The Big Read was a survey on books carried out by the BBC in the UK in 2003, where over three quarters of a million votes were received from the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Personal Library Kit

Personal Library Kit | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Personal Library Kit: it's wonderful to share books with your friends, but there is no crueler pain than losing your treasured favorites. Keep track of them with your own personal library kit.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Not reading but just thought it was a lovely idea for those who do love reading.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from School Libraries and the importance of remaining current.
Scoop.it!

Neil Gaiman Reading Agency lecture 2013

On 14 October Neil Gaiman delivered our second annual lecture at the Barbican Centre. To read the full transcript visit http://readingagency.org.uk/news/blog...

Via Library Staff, Elizabeth Hutchinson
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Neil Gaiman is amazing!

more...
Library Staff's curator insight, November 18, 2013 2:08 AM

We have an obligation to read for pleasure, says Neil Gaiman, to use libraries and to encourage others to use libraries, to hear the voices of the past, to put aside the distractions of the world, to see language as a living thing that flows, to understand that fiction is the lie that tells the truth...

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:10 AM

Neil Gaiman is amazing. If you do nothing else today you MUST listen to this...

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, November 24, 2013 6:46 PM

Love this. As our district goes more and more toward leveling -- I love the encouragement to let them read what they want to read.

 

Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Facebook and Twitter 'harm pupils literacy': Headmasters claims children are so distracted by the sites they don't bother to read books

Facebook and Twitter 'harm pupils literacy': Headmasters claims children are so distracted by the sites they don't bother to read books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
A survey of 214 secondary school heads found that 70 per cent believe Facebook and Twitter are 'bad for literacy'.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from Professional Learning for Busy Educators
Scoop.it!

Can We See Reading Comprehension in the Brain? - Education Week

Can We See Reading Comprehension in the Brain? - Education Week | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
A new measure allows researchers to study how the brain comprehends a long and challenging text.

Via John Evans
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

There is now a study to prove what we already knew.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Are books better than films?

Are books better than films? | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
TheBookAddictedGirl: 'Films can bring whole worlds to life before our eyes, make characters into living, breathing flesh and blood, but books let you LIVE everything'
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Red House Children's Book Award blog tour: Eoin Colfer | Playing by the book

Red House Children's Book Award blog tour: Eoin Colfer | Playing by the book | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Eoin Colfer reveals the inspiration for "The Reluctant Assassin", shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award 2014
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

CBeebies | National Literacy Trust

CBeebies | National Literacy Trust | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
The National Literacy Trust is a UK charity that changes lives through literacy.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Competitions are always a good way to encourage reading. Have a go at this! 

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from Higher education news for libraries and librarians
Scoop.it!

Social inequalities in cognitive scores at age 16 The role of reading

CLS working paper series - Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Via heather dawson
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

really interesting studies being done.

more...
heather dawson's curator insight, October 8, 2013 11:31 AM

Interesting paper those who read more have higher scores.published by Institute of Education.

Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from Teacher Librarians: Networking and Professional Development.
Scoop.it!

Teaching with Text Sets : What is Teaching with Text Sets?

Teaching with Text Sets : What is Teaching with Text Sets? | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it

Via Linda Dougherty
more...
Linda Dougherty's curator insight, October 12, 2013 11:48 AM

Book Recommendation: Must read for all school librarians.  I believe curating resources for text sets aligned with curriculum is a librarian's "in" with the classroom teachers.

Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

5 Authors Using Social Media to Reach Readers and Sell Books

5 Authors Using Social Media to Reach Readers and Sell Books | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Authors are looking to social media to reach readers and sell books. We found the top five authors using social media to re-imagine the literary space
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Does your book club tweet the author and get a response? Time to try this I think...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson from 21st century Learning Commons
Scoop.it!

100 Great Children’s Books | 100 Years | The New York Public Library

100 Great Children’s Books | 100 Years | The New York Public Library | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Great stories never grow old! Chosen by children’s librarians at The New York Public Library, these 100 inspiring tales have thrilled generations of children and their parents — and are still flying off our shelves.

Via Pippa Davies @PippaDavies
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Thanks Pippa. A very useful list. 

more...
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, October 6, 2013 1:01 AM

Classics your children will never grow tired of reading!  

Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

James Patterson: Let’s Save Reading—and School Libraries | School Library Journal

James Patterson: Let’s Save Reading—and School Libraries | School Library Journal | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Thank you James Patterson! We need school libraries run by qualified  librarians now more than ever. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Hutchinson
Scoop.it!

Reading for pleasure 'boosts pupils' results in maths' - Telegraph

Reading for pleasure 'boosts pupils' results in maths' - Telegraph | Reading for all ages | Scoop.it
Children who read for pleasure in their spare time perform significantly better at school than other pupils, according to a major study.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's insight:

Love this! Libraries are not just about English and here is the proof!

more...
No comment yet.