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Reading clinic helping students improve - AberdeenNews.com

Reading clinic helping students improveAberdeenNews.comThat's what makes the reading clinic at Northern so unique and important, he said.
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Peter Scott's Library Blog: Should libraries charge for e-books? (UK)

A proposal for libraries to charge for e-books will be considered by the government, as part of a wider review into lending. The idea was put forward by Justin Tomlinson, a Conservative backbench MP, who warned that the ...
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Using comic books (like 'The Avengers') to get kids to read - Washington Post (blog)

Using comic books (like 'The Avengers') to get kids to read - Washington Post (blog) | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
USA TODAYUsing comic books (like 'The Avengers') to get kids to readWashington Post (blog)By Valerie Strauss Parents and teachers struggling to get kids to read often overlook a major weapon in the literacy arsenal: comic books.
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LOOK: Classroom Of The Future Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again

LOOK: Classroom Of The Future Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Kids, don't stick your gum on these desks.
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Why Combining Social Media Sites Can Be Hazardous to Your Privacy - TIME

Why Combining Social Media Sites Can Be Hazardous to Your Privacy - TIME | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Wired NewsWhy Combining Social Media Sites Can Be Hazardous to Your PrivacyTIMEFor those not up-to-date on the controversy, Girls Around Me is an app from Russian developer i-Free which maps out women's locations and links to personal information...
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Letters of Note: A library is many things

Letters of Note: A library is many things | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Fascinating letters. Interesting correspondence.
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When reading bug bites, don't turn out lights - Columbus Telegram

When reading bug bites, don't turn out lights - Columbus Telegram | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
When reading bug bites, don't turn out lightsColumbus TelegramBut when it comes to raising kids who love to read, we'd like to think we did everything right. We've always had shelves full of age-appropriate books.
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Reading, writing, tweeting: First-graders get a taste of social media - Daily Herald

Reading, writing, tweeting: First-graders get a taste of social media - Daily Herald | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Reading, writing, tweeting: First-graders get a taste of social mediaDaily HeraldConrad's class tweeting sessions, which usually come at the end of the day for about 20 minutes, keep communication open with parents and help the kids learn typing,...
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iPad Education Dilemma

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Apple has introduced a software to create textbooks for the iPad. High school students can now obtain textbooks on their iPad, instead of recieving hard copy textbooks. The cost is a big deterrent to implementing this new way ...
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E-books and the future of literature | TeleRead: News and views on ...

E-books and the future of literature | TeleRead: News and views on ... | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Gaby Wood, the Telegraph's Head of Books, has an fairly lengthy article on The Telegraph pondering what e-books mean for the future of literature. Wood.
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Canadian Public Libraries Looking For Viable “Canadian Alternative ...

In the past year, library groups such as CULC [Canadian Urban Libraries Council] have met several times with the Association of Canadian Publishers and the Canadian Publishers' Council, expressing the urgency of finding ...
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repurposed phone booth library in NYC

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part of his 'department of urban betterment' interventionist project, john locke transforms streetside phone booths into community libraries. (This is awesome! Old phone booths are the new NYC libraries!
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Mobile Phones, Educational Apps, and the Digital Divide

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Is the great promise of greater access to more knowledge and technology only coming to those who can afford smart-phones?
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Reading is a right that needs to be addressed - Sydney Morning Herald

Reading is a right that needs to be addressed - Sydney Morning Herald | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldReading is a right that needs to be addressedSydney Morning HeraldRecently, I met a young Perth woman who had had both her knees broken with a crowbar by her boyfriend.
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Best Android apps for learning math

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As much as we hate numbers, we know we can't escape them. Just when you thought you were rid of your primary and high school classes, numbers are e.
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Parents must be proactive with reading - Statesman Journal

Parents must be proactive with reading - Statesman Journal | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Parents must be proactive with readingStatesman JournalI certainly hope you know where your children are physically, but do you know where they are in terms of their reading levels?
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Services More Meaningful Than Ebooks | The User Experience - Library Journal

Services More Meaningful Than Ebooks | The User Experience - Library Journal | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Services More Meaningful Than Ebooks | The User ExperienceLibrary JournalNo ebooks required. In January, Pima County Public Library, Tucson, AZ, hired a nurse. She leads programs and is also available to answer questions and make referrals.
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Spotting Dyslexia May Be Possible Even Before Kids Learn To Read - NPR (blog)

Spotting Dyslexia May Be Possible Even Before Kids Learn To Read - NPR (blog) | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
RedOrbitSpotting Dyslexia May Be Possible Even Before Kids Learn To ReadNPR (blog)by Nancy Shute How to test reading ability in children who can't read has been a problem for researchers.
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Take a ride on the reading - Examiner.com

Take a ride on the reading - Examiner.com | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Take a ride on the readingExaminer.comIf you have not yet read Keith Olbermann's lawsuit against Current TV, you must! It is a trip.
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Creating the public library of the future - Globe and Mail

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Globe and MailCreating the public library of the futureGlobe and MailFor several years, Martin Gomez has been actively promoting the Digital Public Library of America – a campaign to digitize inventories of cultural and scientific records and make...
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McGraw-Hill Education and Kellogg Institute Award Scholarships to Honor ... - MarketWatch (press release)

McGraw-Hill Education and Kellogg Institute Award Scholarships to Honor ...MarketWatch (press release)23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Today, McGraw-Hill Education and the Kellogg Institute at the National Center for Developmental Education announced...
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Minnesota Schools Succeed with Lexia Reading - MarketWatch (press release)

Minnesota Schools Succeed with Lexia ReadingMarketWatch (press release)BOSTON, Feb 21, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Across the state of Minnesota, schools are experiencing an increase in student reading proficiency by using Lexia Reading(R), an...
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Brooklyn artists building mini library - New York Daily News

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New York Daily NewsBrooklyn artists building mini libraryNew York Daily NewsIt was Reid, 32, of Bedford Stuyvesant, who came up with idea of shaping the library as a brownstone.
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Library boom for Dublin as recession bites - Herald.ie

Library boom for Dublin as recession bites - Herald.ie | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
Library boom for Dublin as recession bitesHerald.ieBy Cormac Murphy DUBLIN is getting a new city library, designed to be an economic, social and cultural hub, the council has revealed.
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Report says giving iPads to Auburn kindergartners increases test scores

Report says giving iPads to Auburn kindergartners increases test scores | Libraries and books and stuff | Scoop.it
AUBURN, Maine — Kindergartner David Hall worked on math on his iPad Wednesday morning. Playing “Feed the Hippos Hot Peppers,” the Sherwood Heights Elementary pupil counted aloud as his fingers moved peppers into a hippo’s mouth.
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