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Gay Su Pinnell Receives Honorary Doctorate from Lesley University

by Cindy Downend, Assistant Director for Primary Programs, Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative

We all had much to celebrate this weekend here in our Center. 441 more words

Education

It was the best of times, it was the best of times

Sometimes it seems like all we hear is how awful and unjust the world is today.

Judging by the news media you’d think we’re living in typically harsh, oppressive, hateful times. 514 more words

Life

Weekly Learning Reflection 3: New Media & Literacies

Week 4, February 5-7, 2018

Reading Assignments: Coding Literacy, Vee (p. 43-63); New Media & Literacies, Koltay

Two years ago, I was hired to be an intern on Morgan Library’s Marketing Team. 686 more words

CO 402

Cuddle Bear (Video and Links)

Meet Cuddle Bear – the unforgettable hero with hugs for everyone! If, like lion, panda, penguin or elephant, you’re feeling sad or lonely, never fear! Cuddle Bear has plenty of hugs to go around. 41 more words

Books

Thought For The Day: Cherishing Libraries...

As Pirjo Suhonen says about libraries and literacy:

“Finnish people have a lot to thank for libraries. There is no illiteracy in Finland and libraries play a big part in effective education for all.”

Learning

Why teaching literature is so important in a ‘post-truth’ world

Writing consists of marks of what we call language on a page: in the English language these marks consist of only 26 letters – ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ – and punctuation protocols (such as commas, full stops, question marks and so on). 640 more words

Education

Bee-keeping or bullet-journalling? You choose. Two free workshops at the library on May 26. Sign up now.

Self-improvement or self-care – I am in awe of some of the free opportunities for both, available right here, in our little community, many thanks to the Pemberton & District Library, which on Saturday May 26 offers a workshop in bullet-journalling (the to do list that will change your life) or bee-keeping. 133 more words

Wellness