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Insights from kids: Creative Write-it Authors Discuss Their Writing - YouTube http://buff.ly/1EHKUAx via Petra Pollum
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YES! Poet Jane Hirshfield On How To Read Poetry And Restore 'Amazement'
Jane Hirshfield has written eight volumes of award-winning poetry -- she just published a new collection, entitled The Beauty: Poems -- and is currently a chancellor of the American Academy of Poets, so few are more well-positioned to demystify poetr...
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The Mapmaker Chronicles: author Q&A | via Alphabet Soup mag http://buff.ly/19iLk7x #kidlit
A.L Tait is the author of The Mapmaker Chronicles --- an exciting new series, full of danger and adventure. The first book --- Race to the End of the World --- is already out in bookshops. The seco...
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The Book Chook: Creative Prompt for Kids, Start with an Animal http://buff.ly/1MYiUPk #AussieED
Creative Prompt for Kids, Start with an Animal by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Here’s a new creative prompt in my series that hopes to inspire some creativity in your kids. You can find more creative prompts...
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Looking for ways to celebrate #literacy and learning? My list: Important Special Days for Kids
A List of Important Special Days for Kids by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com A few months ago I published a List of Book-related Special Days. Then I shared a List of Fun Special Days for Kids. Today’s list is ...
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PASS IT ON | the networking e-zine for children's writers & illustrators via Jackie Hosking
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Disgusting! Kids will love it. Game: Make a meal of maths via ABCSplash http://buff.ly/1FWaLsp #AussieED
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Idea for #BookWeek15 ? Sandy Fussell | » Awesome Book Stuff: “Literature Versus Traffic”
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The Book Chook: Children’s Book Review, Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise http://buff.ly/18VozXs #kidlit WalkerBooksAustralia
Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise is a children’s picture book written by Sean Taylor, illustrated by Jean Jullien and published by Walker Books Australia, 201...
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The Book Chook: A List of Important Special Days for Kids http://buff.ly/1Cemwt0 #AussieED
A List of Important Special Days for Kids by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com A few months ago I published a List of Book-related Special Days. Then I shared a List of Fun Special Days for Kids. Today’s list is ...
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WOW! So many wonderful resources at Library as Incubator Project ! via Library as Incubator
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Need Fun Special Days for Kids as a focus for learning? My list suggests some! http://buff.ly/19ymJfT #tlchat #AussieEd
A List of Fun Special Days for Kids by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com As you know, I love to find ways to celebrate any kind of learning with kids. Having a special day for a focus enables us to sneak lots of ...
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The Book Chook blog brings tips to parents, teachers and librarians about helping kids read, write, create and learn. You'll find book reviews of wonderful children's literature, educational software reviews, explanations of how to use great online resources with kids, and lots of ideas for making learning fun. The Book Chook is the blog of Susan Stephenson, an Australian teacher and writer, who is fascinated by technology and what it can do to motivate kids and help them learn.