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CrossGen in the Mainstream

The Bridges program from Crossgen, that I wrote about in March , is getting a lot of main stream attention from School Library Journal and Better Homes & Gardens.

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SMS and Student Assignments

A teacher in Scotland became quiet upset when one of her students turned in an assignment written in the language of SMS. But I am not convinced that there is anything to worry about–yet.

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Citizenship Quiz

How would you do on this Citizenship Quiz , via the INS?

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Eye Identity

Remember the controversy over fingerprinting in the public schools? How about retinal scans ?

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CrossGen Bridges

CrossGen Comics is utilizing two of their titles, Meridian and Ruse, to build a bridge into schools.

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Fathom.com has Sunk

Fathom.com , a creation of Columbia University in a partnership, with among others, the New York Public Library is going down for the last time.

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Blinded me with Science

From Google Answers, we have an interesting look at some generally accepted beliefs and how they may have recently changed.

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Less Stevens Point Librarians

The Stevens Point Area Public School District has determined how to “cut $3.5 million from the 2003-04 budget without hurting students.” They are going to eliminate 8 librarian positions. Gee, that won’t hurt a bit as we have already seen .

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Reading Motivation

The only barrier between an individual and books is illiteracy. The tremendous variety of topics and writing styles within the fiction and non-fiction categories means everyone can find something matching their own interests. Children pick up on the attitudes of both adults and peers.

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Yulee Media Center

Reading is important at Yulee Elementary School and the school media center is an important part of their programs.