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Laura Nicosia
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Earlier today, Consumerist reported on a town in Michigan that is footing the bill for recent high school graduates to attend public universities and community colleges. Little did we know that was...
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Maya Angelou and 120 children's and YA authors hit Obama on school 'testing overuse and abuse' http://on.msnbc.com/1ccKtSc via @mitchellreports
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This photography project to honor female role models uses children in iconic poses:@MAKERSwomen. http://www.makers.com/blog/because-them-we-can/1
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple, Alice Walker
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Classic picture books as color wheels by Cory Doctorow—http://boingboing.net/2014/02/14/classic-picture-books-as-color.html
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Seriously? On Children’s Website, N.S.A. Puts a Furry, Smiley Face on Its Mission NYTimes.com—http://nyti.ms/1mX7iQB
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Diversity in young adult literature: Where's the 'Mexican Katniss'?—http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/09/living/young-adult-books-diversity-identity/index.html
Despite the growing diversity of American youth, there is a lack of representation in young adult literature.
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Embrace the Unexplained: How ‘fantastic’ stories unlock the nature of consciousness  http://shar.es/BEYpz via @chronicle
Materialism constricts our study of consciousness, but mystery compels it.
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Happy Birthday, Edward Gorey! A Very Gorey Alphabet Book—http://bit.ly/1hbu4Ry
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I teach English and teacher certification at Montclair State U in New Jersey. My scholary interests are Young Adult and Childrens Literatures, Social Media, Digital Epistemologies and exploring web tools for their educational potentials.
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I teach American Literature and Young Adult Fiction and Direct English Education at Montclair State University in New Jersey.  My research interests include shared learning environments, collaborative social media, cognitive narratology and digital epistemology & pedagogies.
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    English, PhD
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