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Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep uses psychological techniques to send children to sleep quickly

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Black Girls CODE Empowers Young Women Of Color To Fall In Love With Technology

It always feels like we’re making strides as a community and culture, until a study comes out telling us, but wait, there’s more. Not that all the data should be taken at face value, but it’s impor…

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TEACHING WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY (ACTIVITY: DECODE THE SENTENCE)


WARM-UP / COOL – DOWN In this activity, Todd teaches you a quick activity to help your students memorize letters of the alphabet and reinforce and possibly …

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How Does Your Brain Learn To Read?


Most Americans learn how to read around the age of 5 but for some it can take much longer, why is it so hard to learn how to read? Why Did Nazis Burn …

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Amazon releases ‘Best Books’ of 2015 – GeekWire

Photo via Amazon/Best Books 2015 It’s the most wonderful time of the year if you love great books. The year-end “best of lists” are starting to roll in, an

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Schools Can’t Stop Kids From Sexting. More Technology Can. – New York Times

There are serious risks associated with teenagers exchanging nude photos but it isn’t the dangerous scourge that most adults imagine.

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11 Beautiful Sentences In Literature (Read By LeVar Burton)

Yes! That’s the guy from Reading Rainbow!

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If Young Adult Book Titles Were Honest

They’re more honest than a Judy Blume novel.

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

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Are You There, God?

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Ban Before Reading – New York Times

How it feels to have your book suspended from a high school’s English curriculum.

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Crayola Now Has Its Own Line of Coloring Books For Adults – Gizmodo

Crayola has always been the first name in coloring innovation, so it’s surprising it wasn’t the company behind the recent trend in adult coloring books.

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