Category Archives: Education
A great post on Readers, in Spite of School by Donalyn Miller
A great view of the change and evolution occurring in staffed school libraries in That Was Then….
This great post from Europena shows some startling photographs of Children at work in the US.
Oh this great post on I’m An ‘Eco’ Hoarder made me think of the multiple bags of clothes I’m donating to the charity shop.
We’ve just gone through the expose of what has been happening to our recyclables here in Ballarat. Now I wonder how much of the clean recycles I put out, ends up as landfill.
Link to JPG & PDF files: Diversity in Children’s Books 2018 – Dropbox Folder
Full citation: Huyck, David and Sarah Park Dahlen. (2019 June 19). Diversity in Children’s Books 2018. sarahpark.com blog. Created in consultation with Edith Campbell, Molly Beth Griffin, K. T. Horning, Debbie Reese, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, and Madeline Tyner, with statistics compiled by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison: http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/pcstats.asp. Retrieved from https://readingspark.wordpress.com/2019/06/19/picture-this-diversity-in-childrens-books-2018-infographic/.
This is a long report, but I recommend you take the time out to read it.
Produced by Claire Wardle with research by: Grace Greason, Joe Kerwin, Nic Dias and published in July 2018 this is a useful tool for teaching information literacy.