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Why a leading professor of new media just banned technology use in class – The Washington Post.

I’ve stopped thinking of students as people who simply make choices about whether to pay attention, and started thinking of them as people trying to pay attention but having to compete with various influences…

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Add A Few Banned Books to Your Reading List

I was excited to come across this great list:

33 Must-Read Books To Celebrate Banned Books Week

I’m going to look over them in more detail and read at least one in the near future. 11 more words


Banned Books Week: Pamela

Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded is a novel from 1740 written by Samuel Richardson, and the subject of my undergrad thesis. I’m studying its cultural impact.  532 more words

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eclecticalli reblogged this on Eclectic Alli and commented:

Great reflection, and a new book on my "I should read this" list. But then, I'm a sucker for reading anything that ended up on one of the Pope's "forbidden reads" lists.... :)

Oh Captain, my....Captain Underpants?

This week is Banned Book Week, and in schools all over the country, both teachers and students are celebrating by reading these books, some of which are wonderful classics of literature, past Newberry winners, etc. 432 more words


Banned Book Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

I still remember reading this book as an 8th grader.  I think it was one of the first books for school that we actually  742 more words

Books And Reading!

Celebrate Banned Books Week

Did you know that this week is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week? Some people laugh when they hear a reference to banned books. They think, “Well, thank goodness we don’t do that anymore!” Here is the scary thing – communities may not be turning out to burn books in the town square these days, but there is still a surprisingly vocal contingent of people who want to ban books. 900 more words

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I haven't read The Handmaid's Tale yet, but this is a great little review... and the reminder that Banned Books are not a thing of the past.

Shunned from the shelves

KIMT News 3 -This week is all about the freedom to seek information and express ideas, even ones that may be considered unpopular.

Last year, the American Library Association recorded more than 300 challenges, or formal complaints for a book to be removed from a school or library. 360 more words