School librarians must be assertive leaders and technology experts, Joel Castro, associate superintendent for the Lubbock, Texas, School District, told attendees at SLJ's annual Leadership Summit in Austin in September.
Click above to view full image! Any book lover can tell you: diving into a great novel is an immersive experience that can make your brain come alive with imagery and emotions and even turn on your senses.
At the annual Children's Book Council, guest speakers Alan Lawrence Sitomer and Maryanne Wolf discussed Common Core and influence of technology has on developing readers.
Tricia Adams's insight:
"Books are an antidote for preserving contemplation in our society,” Wolf said. “We want the next generation to go beyond us, and reading is the most extraordinary platform that human beings have established toward that end." US based but with reflections for us all