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The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (ALAN) has established the Bill Konigsberg Award for Acts and Activism for Equity and Inclusion through Young Adult Literature.
The award will be presented each year to “an individual who has acted in selfless advocacy of marginalized youth through the creation, teaching, funding or other form of promotion of young adult literature.”
For more information on this award or to meet the man who inspired the award go here.
This is a heartwarming, at least to me the Librarian, tale, that shows how one country can fight fake news, raise literacy standards and create generations of critical thinkers: Finland is winning the war on disinformation.
A really great article on the benefits and uses of graphic novels in the classroom.
Experts fear we’ll soon be raising illiterate generations as Aussie kids’ speech issues hit worst levels
A really thought provoking article from a newspaper I normally don’t read.
I think my most important takeaway was the focus on reading out loud to our children. Working as a Reading Tutor in my tween’s school I notice this a lot, that children need to hear us read out loud.
A great post on one Librarian’s journey in:
I absolutely loved this pragmatic and useful list of self care that the ALSC has published.
I find Self Care still the hardest gift I can give myself…..what’s yours?