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Summer Time Reading

Summer is a different type of work for teachers.  For me, a reading teacher, my summer is a series of meetings, trainings, prepping for the presentation of professional development and reading.  62 more words

18-24 Segment 2: The Value of Our Public Libraries

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With recent governmental budget cuts, many public services are beginning to suffer. Not least among these are public libraries. While some still consider the work of libraries as outdated and unnecessary, Dr. 325 more words

Viewpoints Podcasts

Review | Boy in the Tower

At first, this novel seems like a strange entity: a sci-fi about killer plants and a boy stuck in a tower block. Yet, as you delve deeper into it, you realise that it is so much more. 146 more words

Education

All About The Media And Information Literacy

Hey, what’s up? How you doing?

Before I’ll introduce ourselves, maybe I should also try to introduce our subject (well, I still have no choice, it’s also part of our requirements) 126 more words

YALICHECKS! Watch "STOP - Stop, Reflect, Verify Series" on YouTube

Misinformation has become a core part of the news cycle and remains a leading area of concern across independent, private, and public organizations. Content from non-credible news sites, paid bloggers, and sophisticated videos masquerading as legitimate newscasts has found fertile ground in the social media scene. 68 more words

Social

PAC's are Beginning to Influence the School Board Election in Indian River County, FL.

A Political Action Committee (PAC) is an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation.  One PAC can contribute to another PAC.  That’s what’s been happening in the School Board race for the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC). 736 more words

Vero Beach

Quick Sanity Solutions: Easy Sensory Play

I’m sure I’m not the only mom who just can’t even sometimes. Sometimes I just need a magical, quick fix to hold a two year-old’s attention for at least 10 minutes. 317 more words

Toddler