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  • 12.21.2016

    Best STEM Books 2016 @NSTA

    'Tis the season for announcing all manner of booklists. The National Science Teachers Association released its Notable Trade Booklist and this year they present, Best STEM books. According to readers and publishers, interest in such a list has been "off the charts."

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  • 12.20.2016

    Tech Tuesday: Using Video in Social Media

    You can teach an old dog new tricks! Woof! Woof! Yesterday Kayleigh and I played around with video on social media. It was Christmas sweater day, so I brought out my Mrs. Claus outfit. Nostalgic for winter booktalks with my kids, I did my first Facebook Live. How hard was it to shoot live?

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  • 12.13.2016

    Going to Prison

    That's right. I'm going to prison. I've got one more trip to make this year and it's to a correctional institution. The inmates are young men, aged 18-21. Before they are released, they must also complete their GED. I'll be working with their teachers, providing resources for differentiation, lesson plans, and other resources. Offline. Yes. Offline.

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  • 12.12.2016

    Webcast Recap: Silly and Somber: Books for Spring 2017 From the JLG Webinar Series

    While the rest of the world is wagering guesses on ALA Awards, the JLG Team is busy working on 2017. Today Susan Marston and I talked about some of the titles on deck for spring 2017. With an early trend of silly and somber, we chatted about a modern day Lord of the Flies, a graphic novel memoir, and a wordless book with words.

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