John Green!! Totally raced to sign up for this like it was concert tickets.
Jane Goodall is one of my inspirations :)
While someone should probably be teaching students that they shouldn’t out right say they hate superiors on social media (especially platforms that use real identities) - because yes, there can be real world repercussions to social media postings - students have a right to a life an opinion outside of school. Also, requesting her passwords is absolutely unethical.
…the truth is that in the age of information, places where information can be organized and contextualized are key.
A new report on the future of libraries and teens puts it this way: libraries used to be grocery stores; now we need to be kitchens and our libraries are adding new ingredients to best serve readers.
There’s something about these career goals that I relate to. I would also probably add in a bit of time popping bubble wrap.
There’s no fault in John Green’s stars. The young-adult author/Internet celebrity is heading to the silver screen, again. ‘Paper Towns’ has been optioned for film.
But a 2013 Pew Research found that teens use libraries and librarians more than other age groups, “but don’t necessarily love libraries as much.”
Anyone else upset that this isn’t in black and white?
In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, good citizens attend the feelies—movies that allow them to feel the warmth of a bear rug or the flutter of a kiss. While it might seem as if this can only exist in the fictional world of 2540, researchers at MIT’s Media Lab have created technology that might bring this sci-fi closer to reality: Felix Heibeck, Alexis Hope, and Julie Legault developed what they call “Sensory Fiction,” a vest that hooks up to an e-reader and helps readers feel what the characters in a book e