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Middle School Book Club

Educators share ideas about promoting life long reading habits. Book clubs are a part of these discussions.

Website: http://msbookclubs.ning.com/
Location: Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Members: 26
Latest Activity: Dec 30, 2015

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The Outsiders

Started by Kaitlyn Martin. Last reply by Holly Fairbrother Oct 24, 2013. 1 Reply

Has anyone taught The Outsiders before? If you have any cool project-based ideas, send them my way!Continue

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Started by sarah dianna Jun 28, 2012. 0 Replies

I read a very interesting article .. going to share with you. Why College Textbooks Are Expensive?There are plenty of reasons why college textbooks are expensive. The high cost of textbooks and the…Continue

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Comment by Holly Fairbrother on October 24, 2013 at 8:36am

The importance of reading.

I recently wrote a paper on Kindles and how they would engage readers for my MEd.

I more recently read this: 

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-lib... 

which advocates print over e-books.

What is everyone's opinion on the use of e-readers to engage and motivate our net-generation?

 

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