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Young Adult Library Services Association. Our Mission Our mission is to support library staff in alleviating the challenges teens face, and in putting all teens ‒ especially those with the greatest needs ‒ on the path to successful and fulfilling lives.

Young Adult Library Services Association

Read about us and our mission in Associations Now and check out our 2014 report on the Future of Library Services for and with Teens: a Call to Action What We Do YALSA brings together key stakeholders from the areas of libraries, education, research, out of school time, youth development and more to develop and deliver resources to libraries that expand their capacity to support teen learning and enrichment and to foster healthy communities. Home - National School Library Standards. Unlock Your Home's Potential All Access Pass. Video 1: How to Find the Time and Motivation to Improve Your Home Video 2: How to Decide Where to Start Video 3: How to Create a Cohesive Design Plan Days Hours Minutes Seconds.

Unlock Your Home's Potential All Access Pass

The Mindset Lists of American History. Author contacts: Ron Nief (608-770-2625) Tom McBride (608-312-9508) Charles Westerberg (608-225-8100)

The Mindset Lists of American History

How to Inventory the School Library Collection -Looking Backward – Reflections of a Retired Middle School Librarian. Crisis Text Line. Crisis Text Line. Home Page - A Book And A Hug. 90 Second Book Review: A Creepy Thriller! – YA Books and More. Tampering with Reality.

By Jamie McKenzie (about author) People have been photoshopping reality for hundreds of years, long before the software appeared.

Tampering with Reality

Journalists, historians, portrait painters and politicians have twisted the truth to create the realities that served their purposes. While the term "fake news" has been popularized by the current American President who complains about media reports that conflict with his own views of reality, there is nothing new about gaps between reality and the versions that are reported, published and distributed. Back in 19th Century America, sensational news coverage was called "Yellow Journalism" and is credited with luring the USA into the Spanish-American war. (source) This article will focus on recent advances in software apps that make it easy for anyone to conduct the equivalent of cosmetic surgery on self portraits, changing one's nose, lips, chin, eyelids and eyebrows to create a new version of self to present to the world on social media.

Art Resources Transfer. A.R.T was founded by William Bartman (1946-2005) in Los Angeles in 1987 as a publishing venture dedicated to documenting and disseminating artists' work.

Art Resources Transfer

The organization has maintained a core commitment to egalitarian access to the arts and support for social spaces of reading since its inception. Under the imprint A.R.T. Press, Bartman published monographs on a number of contemporary artists, including Mike Kelley, Vija Celmins, Allan McCollum, Merrill Wagner, David Reed and Chuck Close. Publications emphasize oral histories and the artist’s voice: artists played a central role in their books' production and most publications foreground the intimacy of the conversation format. Intending to expand distribution of A.R.T. OWL. This page is brought to you by the OWL at Purdue University. When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice.

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For more information about services for the Purdue University community, including one-to-one consultations, ESL conversation groups and workshops, please visit the Writing Lab site. Mission. Order in the Library Game. Unanswerable Questions. Prediction ranks high on the list of unanswerable questions, for we care so much about these outcomes and wish to make wise choices based on our best guess as to what might happen.

Unanswerable Questions

"Who will do the best job of running the nation? The state? The city? " Faced with candidates running for local or national office, we might do serious homework, study their positions on the issues, listen to debates and pick the woman or man who seems most promising. Perhaps we will simply vote by party and hope for the best. What can schools do? Since unanswerable questions like those mentioned above will arise in everyone's life, they deserve a place in the school curriculum, whether they be addressed in literature classes or social studies. How to Inventory the School Library Collection -Looking Backward – Reflections of a Retired Middle School Librarian.

Crash Course. Theater @ Seton Catholic Central. Menu Theater Theater Actorama Site includes databases of monologues and scenes from plays and films.

Theater @ Seton Catholic Central

All the Great Operas in 10 Minutes A short comedic video summarizing the plots of famous operas. American Theatre Website of the American Theatre magazine, which covers theatrical trends and events, stage artists of every stripe, and economic and legislative developments affecting the arts. Broadway: the American Musical.