Things I Found March 27, 2015

April is National Poetry Month so there are a few resources included here. Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn When students use their bodies in the learning process, it can have a big effect, even if it seems silly or unconnected to the learning goal at hand. Researchers have found that […]

Things I Found March 19, 2015

Things I Found March 19, 2015 March Madness 2015 Official Statistics The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships officially begin today and if you’re looking for statistics (both current and historical) on players and teams the NCAA web site (specifically the site) is the place to turn for official documents and data. We’ve […]

2015 Michael L. Printz Award and Honor Books

The Michael L. Printz Award is given to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. The library has three copies of each of these books so that there should not be long waiting lists to read them. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson Once inseparable, twins Noah and Jude are […]

Things I Found March 6, 2015

Things I Found March 6, 2015 Study: One in five teen girls victim of dating violence Twenty-one percent of high school girls have been physically or sexually assaulted by someone they dated — a figure twice as high as previously estimated, a new study shows. Teaching in Tandem The current emphasis in ESL […]