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New books for the Library

I’m currently working on the Travelling Library! As I write this, I’m adding tons of books to our online catalogue of available titles. (Only a small section of our books is pictured below!) There are now over 200 books listed online and I’m updating everyday.   131 more words

Startling statistics - is America raising readers or illiterates?

(This article was first published in June 2010)

According to the U.S. Department of Education,

  • 60 percent of America’s prison inmates are illiterate and 85% of all juvenile offenders have reading problems…
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The Library

Big story book
What tales you have told.
You have shown me the heavens,
What wonders it holds.
What marvels and mysteries,
What dreams and delights, 60 more words


So I Guess I'm a Primary Teacher Now?

We’re well and truly in the business end of the school year. Term 6 is well under way and I have but 3 and a half weeks left of this academic year. 455 more words


inspired by women of the past

I spent the entire day on my homework for a class. We were to create 5 characters. I wanted to reflect women and empowerment. I collected my research all day. 153 more words

For the Joy of it

By Shira Sebban – posted in Online Opinion Monday, 24 June 2013

Whatever happened to learning for the sheer joy of it? To embark on a quest out of curiosity and to savour the journey, motivated by a deep love of learning? 1,648 more words

I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation

I stumbled upon this quote by Anaïs Nin today and instantly experienced at feeling of being strangely “at home”.

If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness.

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