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I simply preferred listening to audiobooks and music. However, that changed in early 2019, when, thanks to my PLN, I stumbled across two podcasts created by and for school librarians: School Librarians United with Amy Hermon and Checked In: A MASL Podcast with Ethan Evans. Now I regularly listen to both of them. These podcasts keep me connected to school librarianship in a way that’s convenient and engaging.
Europe Could Produce Enough Wind Farm Energy to Power the Whole World for 30 Years, New Study Shows. This exciting new data says that Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms.
In an analysis of all suitable sites for onshore wind farms, the new study from the University of Sussex and Aarhus University reveals that Europe has the potential to supply enough energy for the whole world until 2050. The study reveals that if all of Europe’s capacity for onshore wind farms was realized, the installed nameplate capacity would 52.5 TW—equivalent to 1 MW for every 16 European citizens. “The study is not a blueprint for development, but a guide for policymakers indicating the potential of how much more can be done and where the prime opportunities exist,” said co-author Benjamin Sovacool, Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Sussex. CHECK OUT: Hyundai Launches First Car With Solar Roof Charging System. Librarian Crush – Folks I’m loving right now – Informative Flights. About to start our second week of school, and after the first 3 days of teacher planning week I’d just like to make a quick shout-out to some people who make a librarian’s heart very happy!
Happy Monday morning everyone – hope you all have a great week and a great year of sharing and reading. Glossaries for ELLs/MLLs Accommodations - Resources - NYU Steinhardt. International dot day, Art classroom, Art education lessons.
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McMindfulness by Ronald Purser; Mindfulness by Christina Feldman and Willem Kuyken – review. In a frequently quoted passage, the American professor of medicine Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as “a way of being in a wise and purposeful relationship with one’s experience… cultivated by systematically exercising one’s capacity for paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally”.
It sounds harmless enough. I wrote a news headline that didn't even link to a story. Over 2,000 people commented on it anyway. - Upworthy. What Can We Tell About Meghan Markle's Political Opinions From Her Vogue Cover. In the biggest fashion industry news since the passing of Karl Lagerfeld, Meghan Markle has co guest edited the September issue of British Vogue.
The cover star? Instead of a model, or Meghan herself, Vogue presents a diverse, beautiful line-up of women from all of the the world, all of whom have a voice in the world right now. Royals aren't supposed to express political opinions, but in putting a group of left-leaning feminist women on the cover of the magazine, we get a peak into what Meghan's political opinions might be. How Polio Inspired the Creation of Candy Land. Read: How a bad night’s sleep birthed the sound conditioner The outbreaks had forced children into extremely restrictive environments.
Patients were confined by equipment, and parents kept healthy children inside for fear they might catch the disease. Candy Land offered the kids in Abbott’s ward a welcome distraction—but it also gave immobilized patients a liberating fantasy of movement. 10 Best Portable Power Banks for Apple Watch and iPhone by 2019.
The latest addition in the AppleWatch family, Series 4 is offering 2 days of battery life.
This is enough for our daily routine. When you plan a trip or a long drive, this two days battery life is not enough. There are portable battery packs and travel chargers built for Apple watch. Knowledge Partners for Sustainable Development: IFLA Joins SDG 17 Event at United Nations. Skip to main content You are here: Home » Activities and Groups » Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda » News » Knowledge Partners for Sustainable Development: IFLA Joins SDG 17 Event at United Nations Search form 18 July 2019 Knowledge Partners for Sustainable Development: IFLA Joins SDG 17 Event at United Nations The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals place a strong emphasis on partnerships, within and across countries.
Why Writing Sucks and We Need to Talk About It. Six years ago, I wrote a piece on here called, Why Reading Sucks and It’s Ok to Talk About It.
It has shaped my work ever since. It has become a defining feature of what I believe in when it comes to the work we help students do in our year of reading together. The need to focus on the emotions and experiences that a child carries with them when it comes to the act of reading, the need to validate them wherever they are on their journey in order to, hopefully, help them shape their journey in a more purposeful way. Primadonna Festival launches inaugural writing prize. Multivariate studies. 7 useful tools and tips you didn't know you can use on Google Search. Google is way more powerful than most people realize. Regular searches are helpful, but they don’t even scratch the surface of Google’s abilities. Sometimes, your basic search inquiries may not be enough or you need a tip to get the best results. The Surprising Benefits of Student-Created Graphic Novels. How to check and monitor your blood pressure with Apple Watch.
If you have hypertension or worry about high blood pressure, you already know it's important to monitor your blood pressure on a daily basis. If you own an Apple Watch ( $439 at Walmart), you already have a good starting point for tracking your blood pressure at home. Daily tracking can help you establish a baseline for your version of "normal," and chart any changes to your levels over time. THIS CHILDREN’S LITERATURE MAP SHOWS THE BEST KIDS’ BOOKS FROM EUROPE Literature.gr. By Literature | July 15, 2019 A collaboration between schools from all over Europe has led to this wonderful map, showing the favorite children’s book in each country.
Schools in Bulgaria, Poland, Greece, Portugal, Spain, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania worked together to create a great project named READ AND SHARE eTwinning featuring information on the best children’s books from each European country. They conducted research among their friends and family members, as well as online, in order to decide on the book for each place. Take a look! On first glance, it’s easy to spot Pippi Longstocking in Sweden, The Moomins in Finland, Le Petit Prince in France, and Harry Potter in the UK, but you need to look a little closer to see The Never-Ending Story in Germany, Heidi in Switzerland, and The Adventures of Tin Tin in Belgium.
Here’s a list of the books included for each country: CarPlay now works with free audiobooks from your local library. Libby, a popular ebook and audiobook iOS app that works with 90% of public libraries in North America has been updated today with support for CarPlay. Libby announced the news in a press release: Libby, the award-winning one-tap reading app available from 90 percent of public libraries in North America, is now compatible with Apple® CarPlay. Best Biographies Of All Time: 8 Essential Reads. This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Getting to Know Our Students Survey. For First Time Ever, Scientists Identify How Many Trees to Plant and Where to Plant Them to Stop Climate Crisis. Around 0.9 billion hectares (2.2 billion acres) of land worldwide would be suitable for reforestation, which could ultimately capture two thirds of human-made carbon emissions. The Crowther Lab of ETH Zurich has published a study in the journal Science that shows this would be the most effective method to combat climate change.
Day ONE - nErDcampMI. International Association of School Librarianship - Home. Epic!: Read Amazing Children's Books Online - Unlimited Access to the Best Books and Learning Videos For Kids 12 and Under. Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot disinformation and fake news. Google announced this morning it’s expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, “Be Internet Awesome,” to now include media literacy — specifically, the ability to identify so-called “fake news” and other false content. The company is launching six new media literacy activities for the curriculum that will help teach kids things like how to avoid a phishing attack, what bots are, how to verify that information is credible, how to evaluate sources, how to identify disinformation online, spot fake URLs, and more.
The new media literacy classes — which frankly, some adults should read through as well — were developed in collaboration with Anne Collier, executive director of The Net Safety Collaborative, and Faith Rogow, Ph.D., co-author of The Teacher’s Guide to Media Literacy and a co-founder of the National Association for Media Literacy Education.
New on CuriosityStream. How do I load a NetGalley title onto my Kindle device or app? – NetGalley. 1. Go to your Amazon.com account to find your Kindle email address. Your Kindle email address is different than your regular email address. When you buy a Kindle device or download a Kindle app, Amazon assigns a Kindle email to you, as shown in your Amazon account. "Third Teacher" resources - VIS Library Development. Ms. Pana Says. LGBTQ+ Betty Turpin, Author at BiblioGarden. The Powerful Effects of Drawing on Learning and Memory. Italy. Noun Project - Icons for Everything.
Nonprofit Supporting Girls' Education & Literacy Programs - Room to Read. Practicing Allyship. May 05, 2019 The GLAAD Awards Issue === Since 1990 GLAAD has sought to recognize LGBTQ+ excellence in the Media. === May 03, 2019 Fresh Perspective Friday == Gemma April 30, 2019 Listen, look, practice, repeat. Do millennials need a wake-up call? - The Economist asks: Bret Easton Ellis. Student Agency - MS Teacher Resources - LibGuides at Western Academy of Beijing (HS) Let's nix the distinction between "educational" and "non-educational" activities. Information for 2019 Global Read Aloud #GRA19. Time is ticking and the kick off to the 2019 Global Read Aloud is nearing.
PD. SEL/Mindfulness. Lego. Databases for MS. 21CL. PubPDasia. Libguides and Lib sites. TCDC (Thailand Creative & Design Center) Computational Thinking. ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. Library Planet – A crowdsourced Lonely Planet for libraries <3. Doodly - Easily Create Whiteboard Doodle Videos In Minutes! FREE Software Updates! We’re continuously updating Doodly with bigger and better features and functionality. Once you own Doodly, we work extremely hard to release weekly software updates with brand new features that we come up with, as well as requests that our brilliant Doodly community submits.
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