Tag Archives: Reading

My winter reading roster..

I’ve had another enjoyable winter reading adventure. Girls on trains, Old Testament, spider webs, dam busters, dogs, sea, sickroom, nuns, emancipation… As a teacher-librarian for 15 years, I read about 3 fiction and non-fiction titles per week-it was a job … Continue reading

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Reading Transforms Us – NYTimes

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/21/opinion/sunday/how-writing-transforms-us.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&module=inside-nyt-region&region=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region&_r=0 ….MOST writing seeks to influence you to think or feel how the author wants you to think or feel. The article you are reading now is no exception. We want you to think about certain things in a certain … Continue reading

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Parents turn Canadian students into world-class readers – The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/parents-turn-canadian-students-into-world-class-readers/article6187697/ “…The study chooses Grade 4 as a transition point in students’ growth, when they’ve learned to read and now use reading to learn. And it distinguishes between types of reading – Canada and the United States do better at … Continue reading

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When did my daughter get more literate than I am? – The Globe and Mail

Column by Ian Brown: The Lobe and Mail. Jan.19, 2013. “Technology seems to enhance this trend. The number of 16– and 17-year-old readers who read at least one e-book last year rose 16 per cent from the year before, a … Continue reading

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Conversation: random-people

Conversation “She is in a very deep conversation with a cat. She is four years old and she sitting on the sidewalk with the cat in her lap. I don’t think it is her cat, they probably just passed each … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Spring Conference – Couros bros…

repost…Stanley park- such a cool idea! Alec and George not bad either! Digital Learning Spring Conference Personalized Learning for the 21st Century April 17 – 19, 2011 in Vancouver! Join us at the Coast Plaza at Stanley Park on April … Continue reading

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