This week’s round-up of Edublogs news, blog posts, classroom resources, and all things blog related.
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Edublogs is proud to be a partner of DOGObooks’ Summer Reading Program 2015!
DOGObooks is giving kids a fun way to avoid the “summer slide” this year by keeping them reading all summer long through their Summer Reading Program. It’s easy to join, and your kids can win free books for themselves and their schools too!
This year’s program includes over 3,700 new book prizes and the top referring schools and libraries get 50 new books each. Visit DOGObooks to get more information and to register.
Summer Reading Resources From Edublogs
Enhance your summer reading list with 2015-2016 nominees for the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award.
Or checkout out Falmouth Elementary School Library’s recommended books on their Edublog here.
Curriculet has announced a free Summer Reading Challenge too that lets students read the USA Today articles for free during the summer, and lets teachers track their progress.
The Future Is Now (Posts Discussing The Future of Education)
Entrepreneur.com asked if schools should stop teaching with paper and pens. Read the fiery responses.
We found a list of “14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools.” Do you agree? What would you add or remove from the list?
Libraries could outlast the internet. Roly Keating, the head of British Library wants us to stop asking whether libraries will still exist in the digital age.
Want to move your classroom into the future? 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future.
Favorite Tweets Of The Week
You’ve announced your awesome #edtech initiative and parents are pushing back. Engage don’t enrage! http://t.co/jJj5so5Jgi #parentengagement
— Devorah Heitner (@DevorahHeitner) May 27, 2015
15 Great Websites for Elementary Educators from @Edudemic http://t.co/p4dW1wOks1 #BlendedLearning #EdTech — DigitalJLearning (@DigitalJLearn) May 26, 2015
“Quizizz” Is A Great Game-Playing & Game-Creating Site For Classes! http://t.co/qUcjfe7Qlj via @Larryferlazzo
— edublogs (@edublogs) May 22, 2015
End Year Tip: Use Blogbooker http://t.co/ETBRCUClHr to create a PDF of your blog — edublogs (@edublogs) May 26, 2015
Double the Learning, Double the Fun! http://t.co/YVmgusN7M8 via @edublogs
— LiteracyTVDSB (@LitTVDSB) May 21, 2015
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