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October 1, 2014

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Keep coming back

I’m just catching up with SLJ’s Heavy Metal and our own Calling Caldecott (and I see Betsy Bird has posted her own award predictions, too). All good prep for a terrible prognosticator (who once told the Wall Street Journal that kids were gonna hate Lemony Snicket). I’m particularly enjoying the civilized debate following Martha’s post [...]

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Blogging for Reluctant Writers: Have students share their ideas using sound and video

Blogging for Reluctant Writers: Have students share their ideas using sound and video

Here Richard Byrne covers sound and video applications that enable students to blog—without writing, from SoundCloud and Animoto to a new audio slideshow tool called Narrable.

Next TL Café: Sue Waters on the Care and Feeding of Your Blog

  Interested in blogging?  The Edublogger herself, Sue Waters, will join the TLCafé on Monday, March 4th  at 8:00 PM ET, for a free Webinar.  (That’s 9am Perth time!) To join us on Monday, click on this participant link. Discussion details: We’ve all been there, either we’ve started a blog and neglected it – feeling some [...]

KidLitCon 2012: Expanding the World of KidLit Blogs

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Kid lit blogs are huge with librarians, but can they reach fans beyond our world? Greg Pincus, whose blog GottaBook features poetry and perspectives on children’s literature, shared his advice on using social media to find new audiences during KidLitCon 2012 at the New York Public Library on September 29.