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On this day in 1800, Congress approved the purchase of books to start the Library of Congress

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On this day in 1800, Congress approved the purchase of books to start the Library of Congress

I am a huge John Green fan, and while I think his work is great, I think I generally like him and the things he stands for and represents far more than his novels themselves.  I am excited about him being a part of the human race and getting people of all ages excited about learning and compassion and other people.

Creating a BINGO card for Teens’ Summer Reading and trying to come up with a square that has to do with video games. If anyone has any ideas I’d be happy to hear them. :)

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Stopped at El Ateneo while in Argentina.  Best. Place. On. Earth!

Former theater turned into a bookstore.

Started the week by spilling coffee all over my desk … A patron did bring us chocolate though, so hopefully things go up from here.

John Green!! Totally raced to sign up for this like it was concert tickets.

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Jane Goodall is one of my inspirations :)

"“[We’ll] be certainly much more cautious about punishing people for things they say off-campus outside of school time,” Schmidt said."

Teen, School Reach $70K Settlement Over Facebook Post « CBS Minnesota (via infoneer-pulse)

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.