Tag Archives: Reading

Books for Kids: Empathy, Diversity and the Immigrant Experience

In the past months, many organizations have published lists of YA and kids books focused on diversity, understanding the immigrant experience and developing empathy. For a project I’m working on, I merged a selection of these lists (see below) and … Continue reading

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NYS Summer Reading – YA Books Widget

One of the many fun projects that I have the privilege of working on is the New York State Summer Reading program website. We’ve been working on some redesigning, which is always a work in progress, and also lots of … Continue reading

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Readability & TBuzz

Readability, from Arc90, removes the clutter from busy Web pages, making them much easier to read. On the Readability website, set your preferences for how you’d like to view web pages – font size, margin and page style. Then add … Continue reading

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Free audiobook short stories, kids songs and Kahuna Reef video game!

Thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon’s Mashup Mom, I scored some fun freebies today. And you can too! From  Freebies on Friday, 4/24/09 Free Big Kahuna Reef game download from Amazon.com Get the Walking Oliver Sampler — 5 free kids songs … Continue reading

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ALSC – Great Technology Programs for Children

If you’re looking for some great children’s programming incorporating technology, visit the Great Technology Programs for Children wiki page. There are currently about a dozen listings including programs related to reading, storytime, gaming and more. Detailed notes will help you … Continue reading

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StoryTubes Gearing Up for Next Year

One of the projects I really enjoy being involved with is our statewide summer reading program. And that’s how I found out about the awesome StoryTubes project. Children from all over the country created short videos about their favorite books. … Continue reading

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