Sunday, October 6, 2013

Reading for Pleasure and Test Scores

It should come as no surprise that reading for pleasure can increase standardized test scores.  Now there is a study to confirm this self evident concept.

Follow this link for a concise summary of the report from the University of London's Institute of Education.

For a lengthier article about the study, click here.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Rappin' Librarian

Click here for a link to the rap performance of "Ode to Librarians."  It's a realistic view, edged with humor, of all the resources and activities in a library.  Yo, don't miss it!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Top 100 Chapter Books

Here's a link to a School Library Journal poll on best fiction chapter books.  Click here, and take a look and see what  librarians' favorites are, both new and old.