Saturday, October 13, 2007

OUT & ABOUT: October 13, 2007

Here is a link to The Problem with the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus from NCTE Inbox. I think you’ll find this interesting reading.

Now look at an article from DA, District Administration: The Magazine for K-12 Education Leaders, about online reading comprehension and learning skills. Click here to read The New Literacies by Zach Miners and Angela Pascopella.

Jack Prelutsky has written an article for the Poetry Foundation about award-winning children’s poet X. J. Kennedy. Click here to read An Xceptional and Xuberant Poet.

Here’s a link to a post at Bottom Shelf Books that’s too good to miss. In his post entitled Corduroy, Minh discusses “Key Moments in the Descending Decency of Toys.” I think you’ll get a chuckle out of it.

The Three Silly Chicks are In the Coop with Adam Rex. Click here to read their interview.

The snowflake that multi-talented Blue Rose Girl Linda Wingerter created for Robert’s Snow 2007 is a sight to behold. Check out Linda’s three posts at Antinomia about her creation for this year’s auction: Robert’s Snow Angel, In the Details, and Angel in Transit.

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