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Shaun Tan Talks with Roger by Roger Sutton

Shaun Tan Talks with Roger by Roger Sutton | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it

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BJ Neary's curator insight, October 15, 2016 7:04 PM
Great interview with Shaun Tan
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Top 10 Best and Worst Book-To-Movie Adaptations by Natalie Dailey

Top 10 Best and Worst Book-To-Movie Adaptations by Natalie Dailey | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Today I would like to present to you a list of book-to-movie adaptations. I'm mainly going by how well the movie stuck to the events in the book. I'm also looking at the writing of the movie and the character development. I'll be considering how well the actors portrayed these characters. I'll also be considering…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, July 18, 2016 9:13 PM
Like this list of books to movies likes and dislikes!
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Developing empathy and understanding using children's literature - Free teaching resources | CLPE

Reading helps develop empathy - We have a range of FREE #literacy resources for teaching #Empathy & #Understanding https://t.co/zDjBDTPaPI
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E. M. Forster Quotes -- OpenQuotes

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Explore the best E. M. Forster quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by E. M. Forster
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Peaceful & Hopeful World: 51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

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51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature https://t.co/SaP5AwAx2i
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A school design free of limits

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The Infinity Centre at Keilor East is McBride Charles Ryan's (MCR) latest creation.

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Is This The School Library Of The Future?

Is This The School Library Of The Future? | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it

At an L.A. public school, designers re-imagine what's now a hugely underutilized space at schools across the country. There are still some books, but...


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School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces

School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
You might think technology would spell the end of books and libraries. But many schools have embraced the digital revolution and built innovative spaces that foster a love of literature

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Fionabelle's curator insight, March 23, 2015 11:03 PM

Innovative space design can enhance learning

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Library Futures: From Knowledge Keepers to Creators | World Future Society

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imgur: the simple image sharer

imgur: the simple image sharer | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
The most viral images on the internet, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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The Inspiring Stories Behind 15 Classic Novels

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"You can't wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club."...
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The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction - PopMatters

The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction - PopMatters | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
PopMatters The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction PopMatters Fantasy and dystopian literature, in both adult and young adult (YA) genres, have traditionally been male-lead and full of testosterone-fueled action with...
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Building Readers and Relationships by Angie Moore

Building Readers and Relationships by Angie Moore | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Growing up I had the sweetest elementary librarian named Mrs. Grove. She would sing to us, read us poetry, let us take turns holding the cutest stuffed Paddington Bear, and even had a wait list for favorites like The White Stallion, The New Kid on the Block or Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, October 31, 2016 7:53 PM
Just what I love, an excited motivated librarian, great post!
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My number one goal and objective in the library is to build relationships with our patrons because at the end of the day, that is the most important factor in building quality programs, collections, and environment which help foster a community of readers and learners. Love this!
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Top 50 romantic lines from literature

Top 50 romantic lines from literature | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
From classics such as Romeo and Juliet to modern works like The Notebook, ditch anything you ever read from Mills and Boon and embrace the 50 best romantic quotes from literature.
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Read UK: YA Books Set in the United Kingdom - The Hub

Read UK: YA Books Set in the United Kingdom - The Hub | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Thanks to Libba Bray and her Gemma Doyle Series and Cassandra Clare and her Infernal Devices Series, there was never a shortage of books set in…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, July 18, 2016 9:24 PM
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Changing the way we talk about books

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Literazee is a social application created for book lovers. Share your reading experience with others in a unique way. Search for your book and start reading in a really social way now.
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10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day

10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
If you're one of countless people who don't make a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out: reading has a significant number of benefits, and just a few benefits of them are listed below.
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World's first green library opens its doors in Singapore

World's first green library opens its doors in Singapore | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
The world's first green library for children opened its doors on Friday in Singapore at its Central Public Library.

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What Should a 21st-Century School Library Look Like?

What Should a 21st-Century School Library Look Like? | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
There’s an empty room at the REALM Charter School, which opened three years ago in an existing commercial building in Berkeley, Calif. When Emily Pilloton, director of the school’s Studio H design and build class, and Hallie Chen, an eighth-grade teacher, asked students what they envisioned for the space, they...

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 27, 2014 12:12 AM

This is one of those things that makes perfect sense and engages students in a great way.

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Candlebark School Library

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Candlebark School Library is a new earth-covered timber building in a bushfire-prone area near the Macedon Ranges.

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Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
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Is This The School Library Of The Future?

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European Film and the First World War

European Film and the First World War | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
A Virtual Exhibition by European Film Archives
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Excellent film archives from WW1

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