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Elon University / Today in Elon / Erika Kim ’22 Named North Carolina Student Teacher of the Year Finalist

Kim, a former elementary school student, was recognized as one of ten finalists for the 2021-2022 North Carolina Student Teacher of the Year award at the Association of Teachers’ Fall Forum. North Carolina teacher training colleges. Erika Kim ’22, an elementary school alumnus, was recognized as one of ten finalists for North Carolina’s student teacher […]

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One Book One NU organizes the programming of ‘How the Word Is Passed’

Author Clint Smith begins “How the Word Is Passed” with a vignette of his journey to Monticello, a plantation in central Virginia and the summer home of Thomas Jefferson. Smith discusses his visit to Monticello and imagines the life of slaves, bought and sold under the nose of a man who, Smith writes, is one […]

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White House switchboard called phone linked to Jan. 6 riot after attack | Books

The White House switchboard dialed a phone associated with a Jan. 6 rioter after it was clear the deadly Capitol attack failed to prevent Congressional certification of Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new book. The book by former Republican congressman and Jan. 6 House Select Committee […]

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Professional: Book Reviews – For Your Shelf

Four books for early childhood practitioners on teaching math, home learning and encouraging diversity are reviewed by Karen Hart I can’t do math! by Professor Alf Coles and Professor Nathalie Sinclair | Bloomsbury | Paperback: £14.99 | E-book: £13.49 Admittedly, today’s teachers usually present the subject with a little more brilliance than they did […]

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The conservative drive to clamp down on free speech on college campuses

Over the past two years, a wave of Republican legislation has sought to restrict the teaching of critical race theory. While K-12 schools are receiving much of the wrath and repression from conservatives, PEN America reports that 39% of those “gag rule” bills introduced this year were aimed at higher education. Ellen Schrecker, the leading […]

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Left marginalized as Starmer allies dominate at Labor conference | labor conference

BAhead of Keir Starmer’s tribute to the Queen and the singing of the national anthem, most MPs and staff had anticipated disruption. But there was no ruckus. “If you want proof that Labor has changed, this tribute to the Queen was it,” said a senior aide. But confirmation really came four hours later in the […]

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HBCU, College Ranking and Exclusion

Over the past few weeks, I’ve published two guest posts on college rankings – one titled “Harvard is failing this college ranking system” and the second titled “Why US News might have to rethink the way it creates college rankings. Here is a news that widens the debate. The first concerns what many consider to […]

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NBRP Reaffirms Lagos as Nigerian National Book Club City 2023

Uboho Bassey; Dr. Emmanuel Abraham, founder of Topfaith University; Mr. Richard Mammah, President, Network of Book Clubs and Reading Promoters in Nigeria, and Mary Jonas, Coordinator, Abak Book Club. The Network of Book Clubs and Reading Culture Promoters in Nigeria (NBRP) has reaffirmed the choice of Lagos State as the host for its 2023 National […]

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Aspire Black Suffolk has published a book on black history

Published: 7:00 p.m. September 24, 2022 A social enterprise has launched new educational black history books which include stories of Suffolk past and present. Aspire Black Suffolk has unveiled its latest project – three versions of a new interactive storybook that includes untold stories from Suffolk’s black community. The book is dedicated to elementary, secondary […]

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Swimming heads to the butler for the opening encounter

History links Tweet #LOYAtTRUE EIU Men’s (0-0) and Women’s (0-0) Swimming at Butler Double Dual Sunday, September 25 at 11 a.m. Indianapolis, Indiana | fishermen’s high school IN DRAFT: The Eastern Illinois Swim begins its 2022-23 season in Indianapolis, Indiana, where the Panthers will face five teams at the Butler Double Dual. […]

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Emirates News Agency – AQU signs scientific cooperation agreements with three university parties

Sat 24-09-2022 16:01 PM SHARJAH, 24th September, 2022 (WAM) — Al Qasimyah University (AQU) Noble Quran College has signed three scientific cooperation memoranda with a number of universities and academic parties. The signature included the Noble Quran College of the International University of Africa, the Noble Quran and Islamic Studies College of the Islamic University […]

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The Mid-Hudson Library System’s Most-Requested eBooks for the Week Ending September 18, 2022 – Daily Freeman

Here is a list of the most requested eBooks at your local libraries for the week ending September 18: Most Requested eBooks – Adult Fiction 1. The Last Thing He Said to Me: A Novel, Laura Dave, Simon & Schuster 2. Apples Never Fall, Liane Moriarty, Henry Holt et Cie. 3. The Maid: A Novel, […]

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Local Public Libraries Celebrate Freedom of Choice and Information During Banned Books Week | Local News

Southwest Missouri Public Libraries celebrate freedom to read during Banned Books Week by highlighting the consequences of censorship and limiting access to information. Banned Books Week 2022, September 18-24, is an annual campaign to raise awareness about censored books in libraries and schools across the United States. The campaign was launched in 1982 in response […]

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How Disputed Books Are Approved in the Idaho School District

The new school year in Idaho is well underway, but the Nampa School District Board is still embroiled in conversations and debates about the fate of 23 books the school board voted to remove “forever” from libraries in district in May. The debate and ultimate removal of the titles appears to stem from a Change.org […]

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New Amazon Kindle update will change the way you read ebooks, and TikTok is to blame

If you’re not following Amazon Kindle news closely — or spending too much time on BookTok, the reading-centric community on TikTok — you may not be aware of the ongoing drama over the comeback. electronic books. But now it’s prompted Amazon to change the way it handles its digital books. A TikTok trend encouraged readers […]

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Mental Health Documentary Content Producer – Egypt

Nature of consultation: The consultant is called upon to support IOM Egypt in its partnership with the Egyptian government to develop innovative activities under the Aware Migrants project. Activities will focus on migrant women, particularly survivors of GBV and migrant women with special mental health needs. IOM Egypt will use the material produced by the […]

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School librarian pushes back against censorship and receives death threats and online harassment

Amanda Jones found a death threat in her email on a Sunday morning, nearly a month after speaking out at a public library against censorship. In July, Jones, who leads the board of the Louisiana Association for School Librarians, spoke out against censorship and book bans, especially books about LGBTQ people and people of color, […]

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Amazon will no longer allow people to return ebooks after reading them in full. ‹ Literary Center

September 22, 2022, 2:07 p.m. In a surprising turn of events, Amazon did the right thing for once! In this case, the right thing is to fill a loophole revealed by a TikTok on “reading hacks”. The hack: read an entire ebook and then return it, under a policy that allows readers to return ebooks […]

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My Student Experience: Reading program launched by Lisa Wilkins ’22MED connects Gates County students with mentors

On a Friday afternoon at TS Cooper Elementary School in Sunbury, North Carolina, nearly 40 fourth- and fifth-grade boys sat down with male mentors from across the Gates County community and opened the front page from Dwayne Reed’s book. Simon B. Rhymin’. During the rest of March and April, the Mentors Empowering Our Wildcats (MEOW) […]

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6 useful sites to save money

University textbooks, resources and reference works are becoming more and more expensive. From 2006 to 2016, the consumer price index for college textbooks rose to 88%according to a report from US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The thought of lugging such bulky purchases in your bag or under your arm on campus only to be thrown […]

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40 best gifts for parents

Family birthday tracker As families grow, it becomes increasingly difficult for parents to keep up with everyone and every event in their children’s lives. This giveaway is a crazy creative way to solve it all. Has up to 50 pieces that allow you to hang important dates in the family. Birthdays, anniversaries, wedding dates and […]

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#BlackCitesMatter: highlighting a citational justice movement

It was Erykah Badu who said: “I am an artist, and I am sensitive to my *ish artist! Well, like Ms. Badu, I am an academic, and I, too, as a black scholar, am sensitive to my academic “ish.” What has perhaps been one of the most sensitive and tender places in my life as […]

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Bionic Reading can easily send ebooks to your Kindle with new apps

Bionic Reading is one of the newest typography available for Kindle and Kobo books. They have an online tool that will let you download a book and it will automatically convert the basic font to bionic reading. What is Bionic Reading? He edits the texts so that the most concise parts of the words are […]

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Audiobooks Every Graduate Should Read

It’s that time of year again – graduating students getting ready to put on their caps and gowns and begin the next chapter of their lives. But before that, there are a few motivational books for graduates that they should listen to first. In this blog post, we’ll recommend five audiobooks that every graduate should […]

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What is a 529 Education Savings Plan?

How to choose a 529 package? Step 1: Assess your state tax benefit. A majority of states offer a state tax benefit if you invest in your state-sponsored plan. Depending on the amount of your contributions, your income level, and the generosity of the state tax benefit (some states have relatively low limits on how […]

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Meredith remembers her summer readings Anne Garrels

National Public Radio reporter Anne Garrels, author of the 2004 Meredith Summer Reading Program (SRP) selection, died on September 7, 2022. Garrels, who was 71, had a career spanning more than 30 years as a foreign correspondent for NPR, ABC and NBC. Meredith’s students read Garrels’ memoir Naked in Baghdad, an account of her experiences […]

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Lionel Shriver pokes fun at ‘culture police’ and more in his new book

Seasoned novelists usually have a particular, predictable asset – a talent for characterization, a clever plot, a distinctive style. Lionel Shriver, however, is oddly unpredictable – and that’s what makes her interesting. She seems to actively resist meeting expectations. Her fiction has ranged from the provocative “We Need to Talk About Kevin” (2003), about the […]

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Here’s how the Appleton Area School District handles book complaints

APPLETON — Across the country, parents are questioning the books and other materials their students use in school. In the Appleton Area School District, a formal objection to the material hasn’t reached the district level since 2010, when someone raised an issue with the novel ‘The Body of Christopher Creed,’ Kelly said. Leopold, 7-12 Director […]

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Orange County Board of Ed to Host Special Charter School Forum – Orange County Register

The Orange County Board of Education, responsible for supporting public schools, is hosting a forum on a specific type of institution: charters. Board members invite the public to an event titled “Strengthening California Charter Schools Locally and Statewide”. The free conference, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, will feature a panel […]

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The Crusade for Parental Rights May Hide Other Motives

Education is a key issue for Republicans across the country in 2022. Why? In a word, Virginia. Prior to 2021, Republicans had gone a dozen years without winning a statewide race in the Commonwealth. But that year, when many parents were angered by pandemic-related classroom closures, GOP gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin made parental control over […]

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‘House of the Dragon’: All ‘Fire and Blood’ Easter Eggs from Episode 5

By Dothraki standards, Rhaenyra Targaryen (Milly Alcock) and Laenor Velaryon (Theo Nate) marriage was a boring affair. For the new royal couple, however, it was anything but. The abrupt end of “We Light the Way”, the fifth episode and the midpoint of Dragon House first season, comes straight from the pages of George RR Martin’s […]

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YouTube used as an educational tool for young readers by Florida students

Canterbury students’ PageTurner initiative begins at Guadalupe Center Fort Myers-based BelieveNBooks has launched a new initiative, PageTurner, to help preschoolers become better readers from an early age. PageTurner is a YouTube channel featuring videos of Southwest Florida teenagers reading children’s books. Students receive matching books, allowing them to read alongside their digital reading partners. Thanks […]

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‘The Fabelmans’ wins Audience Award at Toronto International Film Festival

Steven Spielberg is a man of the people. The 75-year-old filmmaker’s first trip to the Toronto International Film Festival was a resounding success, and he won the festival’s Audience Award for his memoir film The Fablemanswhich features michelle williams, Paul Dano, Seth Rogen, Judd Hirschand Jeannie Berlinas well as a dramatic turnaround from the relative […]

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Langill is remembered for his love of books, writing and teaching | Waukesha County News

WAUKESHA — The last chapter is often the hardest to write, according to Ross Langill. Everyone has a different memory of what happened and what was important. For those who knew and loved Ellen Langill of Waukesha, who died August 16, it was her love of family, community, education, history, writing and teaching that filled […]

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New book by Patrick Reed, Ryder Cup, PGA Tour, accusations, drama

Golf never forgets – and it rarely forgives. Ask Patrick Reed. The 31-year-old Texan has long been the subject of allegations and accusations of improprieties on and off the golf course, and that has now been brought to light in a new book, ‘The Cup They Couldn’t Lose”, by Shane Ryan. (Hatchet). Watch every round […]

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Column: Essentially Educational – Toby Dawn’s Phone Book Censorship | Oklahoma

I missed my lifelong friend and childhood hero, Toby Dawn McIntyre, so I was thrilled to see him standing on the front porch. I barely opened the door, however, when he walked past me. “Where do you hide them, Tommy Boy?” he asked as he began rummaging through random cabinets, drawers and cupboards. I played […]

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New StoryWalk in Readfield, Maine, the “Lobster Lady,” highlights the state’s growth in the educational experience of reading

Barbara Walsh, left, reads her book, ‘The Lobster Lady: Maine’s 102 year old legend,’ to Henry Trefethen, Wylan Dubord and others September 8 during opening ceremonies for a new StoryWalk at the school Elementary Readfield. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal READFIELD – The message that accompanies local author Barbara Walsh’s latest book about Ginny, the 102-year-old lobster […]

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A leading publisher of all genres, including educational, fiction, non-fiction and children’s books

A leading publisher of all genres, including educational, fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books, Amazon Publishing Agency’s goal is to support exceptional writers and connect them with readers around the world. whole world. They release new, bestselling and highly rated writers in print, digital, and audio. With Amazon’s commitment to innovation and a love of reading, […]

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Libraries provide a lifeline and a safe space. Escambia County just opened a new one

Banned Books Week begins Sept. 18 and, according to the American Library Association, this year is on track to surpass last year’s record for challenged library materials. But this week, access to reading materials expanded in Escambia County with the opening of Bellview Library, the first in District 1 in the county. The new library […]

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Boards vote to strengthen commitment to DEI, apologize to Bruce Tucker’s family – VCU News

By Laura Rossacher The Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors and the VCU Health System Board of Trustees this week approved a resolution acknowledging and apologizing for the treatment of late organ donor Mr. Bruce Tucker and people whose remains were discovered in the East Marshall Street Well. Tucker, a black man, contributed to a […]

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New book by Ball State University journalism students explores connection between sports and social justice

A recently released book – written by several Ball State University journalism students and edited by their professor – explores the connection between sports and social justice by following the lives of more than 20 athletes, coaches and sports media professionals at different stages of their career. Dealing with social justice in sport was edited […]

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to send books to children in River Region

River Region United Way has partnered with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide children under 5 with a new book each month. The Imagination Library program was created in 1995, but this is the first time it has been offered in the river region. Centraide wants to reach at least 10,000 children during the program’s […]

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Republican candidate tests new strategy on abortion in Nevada House race

LAS VEGAS — April Becker doesn’t want to talk about abortion. As Democrats seek to make the November election a referendum on Republican efforts to restrict abortion rights, the GOP candidate challenging Democratic Rep. Susie Lee in a competitive House district in Nevada is pursuing a highly unusual strategy : argue that Congress has no […]

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FT business books: what to read this month

“Getting Along: How to Work With Anyone (Even Difficult People)”, by Amy Gallo Amy Gallo, editor of Harvard Business Review, has a long history of accessible writing about workplace dynamics. His new book, Getting Along: How to Work With Anyone (Even Difficult People), came out of his frustration with existing guidance on managing workplace friction. […]

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Amazon introduces the new Kindle 2022 with more space for e-books

-ADVERTISEMENT- The new Kindle has dual internal memory, a USB-C port for charging, and a 6-inch anti-glare screen. Amazon has updated one of the most popular e-book readers: the new Amazon Kindle 2022 introduces new features compared to the previous model. The price remains cheap, but the storage increases and the charging port is finally […]

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Should I ask to change seats? The Great Airplane Debate.

Benét J. Wilson isn’t sure what makes her a magnet for seat swap requests. “I don’t know if I have that face that people think I’m going to have,” said the aviation journalist and aficionado of aisle seats. “But it’s ridiculous. It almost became comical. Some people want to sit with a spouse or a […]

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Local libraries grant free access to e-books | Life

Free access to e-books is facilitated by public library systems. Readers with a James V. Brown Library Card can access eBooks from any library in the Lycoming County Library System on most computers and devices, including iPhones, iPads, Nooks, Android phones and tablets , Chromebooks and Kindles. Simply visit jvbrown.edu and select Online Resources for […]

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Freedom of expression in Russian classrooms has declined

In Russia, September 1 is known as “Knowledge Day”. The day traditionally kicks off the start of the new school year, with festivities in schools and universities. However, after six months of war in Ukraine, this school year in Russia is not ordinary. To gain support from President Vladimir Putin and the invasion of Ukraine, […]

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Justice Department warns of further delay in investigation of Trump documents

The Justice Department on Tuesday lambasted efforts by lawyers for former President Donald Trump to delay its investigation into classified documents seized from his Florida compound as a magistrate judge uncovered previously redacted information about the search. of Trump’s club by the FBI. “Plaintiff (Trump) characterized the government’s criminal investigation as a ‘document storage dispute’ […]

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Forbidden Books Week 2022 September 19-24 | Education

The Cooke County Library will celebrate freedom to read next week, featuring several exhibits of books that have been banned or challenged over the years. This year’s theme is “Books Unite Us. Censorship divides us. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 and is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Usually held during […]

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Love of reading | Confessions of a Community College Dean

For various reasons related to day-to-day work, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about general education requirements and what we really want students to have, or do, or be able to do. In the language of higher education administration and policy, this is often expressed in the language of ‘learning outcomes’ or ‘competences’, and there […]

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Accor ALL 4X Points Select Hotels Until December 18, 2022 (Book before November 6)

Accor is offering bonuses for stays at select new and renovated hotels every few months and has just released a new list of properties where this offer is available. Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members earn four times the points for stays at the following hotels between September 12 and December 18, 2022, if booked by […]

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Governor Newsom announces free online tutoring available to all Californians, $254 million in grants to improve libraries across the state

A statewide pilot project led by the State Library offers live, 24/7 online tutoring and homework help in every subject from K-12 year Grant funding part of California’s largest-ever investment in public libraries SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that every Californian can now access free online tutoring available 24/7 through a new initiative […]

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iOS 16 Review Extras: eBooks, shortcuts, Making Of and an Obsidian plugin

Today Federico released his iOS 16 review. As in previous years, we’re posting a wide variety of benefits exclusively for MacStories Club members throughout the week, including an eBook version of the review, a compilation eBook from our 2022 OS preview series, two advanced shortcuts, two behind-the-scenes review stories, and an update to one of […]

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Today’s book bans could be more dangerous than those of the past

Last year, Texas State Representative Matt Krause (right) made national news when he released a list of more than 800 books he wants to ban from schools and libraries in carry, inspiring conservative school districts across the country to step up their own efforts. The majority of these books feature characters who, like many young […]

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Hotel Promotion Update: Best Western, Choice, Hyatt, Radisson & Wyndham September 2022

Here’s an overview of the bonus points and rate offers for Best Western Rewards, Choice Privileges, World of Hyatt, Radisson Rewards and Wyndham Rewards that you can take advantage of this month. We’ve already covered Hilton Honors, Marriott Bonvoy, IHG One Rewards, and Accor Live Limitless promotions. Remember to send us by email the promotional […]

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Grab a stack of eBooks for $5 or less at Amazon’s Goodreads sale

With summer winding down and temperatures starting to drop, you might be looking to curl up indoors with a good book or two. And right now, you can buy a huge selection of thrilling novels and compelling non-fiction books starting under $5. Today only, Amazon is offering discounts on a huge selection of Goodreads Readers’ […]

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How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water by Angie Cruz review

There is a Spanish word for feelings, desahogar, which when translated literally means “un-drowning”. Pour out his heart. Cry until there’s no need to cry anymore. In Angie Cruz’s fourth novel, “How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water,” an interviewer for a New York City employment assistance program asks protagonist Cara Romero to […]

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Save up to 80% on Goodreads Readers’ Choice Kindle eBooks starting at $2, today only

Today only, as part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon is offering Goodreads Readers’ Choice Kindle eBooks at up to 80% off and start from $2. Goodreads is the “World’s Largest Site for Readers and Book Recommendations” and now you can save on Readers’ Choice Kindle eBook versions. With today’s offerings spanning […]

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Printing and supply of approved textbooks

The Ministry of Education of the National Unity Government announced on Saturday that the Central Bank of Libya had obtained the approval of the House of Representatives to disburse the costs of printing and supplying textbooks for the 2022 school year. -2023. In a statement, the ministry said it is awaiting disbursements of the amount […]

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“We need even more translated literature”

A Case of Indian Wonders: Dazzling Stories from the Country’s Best New Writers, recently released by Aleph Book Company, is an anthology of short fiction films by India’s most exciting new writers. Edited by editor and publisher David Davidar, the anthology brings together 40 selected short stories by writers aged 40 or younger from 2020. […]

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Review: Another Spy Story | Book reviews and short stories

MALCOLM FORBES Star Tribune “Winter Work” by Dan Fesperman; Alfred A. Knopf, 352 pages, $28 Many spy novels set in Berlin include the tale of two cities set during the heightened tensions of the Cold War. Dan Fesperman’s latest spy thriller ‘Winter Work’ offers a refreshing twist by plunging its reader into the dark corners […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Harris offers reflections on inequality in higher education | Books

“The State Must Provide: Why America’s Colleges Have Always Been Unequal – and How to Fix Them”, by Adam Harris, (Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins: New York), 2021, 259 pages, hardcover. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. kAmw:896C t5F42E:@? […]

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5 in Hong Kong sentenced to prison for sheep Book

Bangkok— Five Hong Kong speech therapists were each sentenced to 19 months in prison on Saturday after being found guilty of sedition over a series of published children’s books that were deemed anti-government. On Wednesday, the five men were convicted of conspiracy to print, publish, distribute, display and/or reproduce seditious publications under a colonial-era law. […]

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Education minister wants greater use of e-books

WILLIAMS…this is our third year of using eBooks and as you would expect with technology there is an adoption curve that we are all climbing YOUTH and Education Minister Fayval Williams has said she hopes there will be better use of e-books for this school year as problems with the new system are ironed out. […]

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Efficient biodegradation of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate by a novel Nocardia asteroides LMB-7 strain isolated from e-waste soil

Jobling, S., Reynolds, T., White, R., Parker, MG, and Sumpter, JP A variety of environmentally persistent chemicals, including some phthalate plasticizers, are weakly estrogenic. About. Health perspective. 103582–587 (1995). Article Google Scholar Chou, C.-K. et al. The impact of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on cancer progression. Camber. Immunol. The. Exp. 66183–197 (2018). Article Google Scholar Gray, L., […]

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Babel review by RF Kuang – an ingenious fantasy about empire | fantasy books

OWelcome to Babel: Oxford’s great translation institute in an alternate version of Victorian England, where translators hold the keys to the British Empire. Every engineering device and technique that exists, from steam trains to the foundations of buildings, relies on silver bars enchanted with “pairs of matches”; words in two different languages ​​that mean similar […]

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ANA First Class Booking with Virgin Atlantic Points

In this article, I wanted to take an in-depth look at what I consider to be the best rewards redemption in the world, which is redeeming Virgin Atlantic Flying Club points on All Nippon Airways (ANA). Let’s take a look at how to earn Virgin Atlantic Flying Club points, how Virgin Atlantic redemptions work on […]

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How school libraries adapted to the death of Queen Elizabeth

FILE – Queen Elizabeth II stands on the balcony during the Platinum Jubilee pageant at Buckingham Palace in London on June 5, 2022, the last of four days of celebrations marking the Platinum Jubilee. Franck Augstein PA When Fort Worth Elementary School librarian Mindy Selby arrived at work Thursday morning, she hadn’t heard the news […]

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Pre-Read ‘Every Day the River Changes’ Book Inspires Class of 2026 to Pursue Their Passions at Princeton

This summer, 1,500 Princeton freshmen read alumnus Jordan Salama’s famous travelogue, “Every Day the River Changes: Four Weeks Down the Magdalena.” Earlier this week, the class of 2026 had the chance to hear directly from Salama during the annual pre-reading during orientation. “In a place like Princeton, you are in a unique and privileged position […]

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Four fiction books and four non-fiction books to read

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Book reviewers Cameron Woodhead and Fiona Capp take a look at the latest fiction and non-fiction releases. Fiction selection of the week Credit: Everything that is not saidTracey Link, HQ, $32.99 A young man is murdered in a Vietnamese restaurant in Cabramatta on the eve of his […]

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Long Island Abortion Restrictions Uncovered; Officials seek repeal

Following the City of North Hempstead’s successful efforts to repeal abortion restrictions still in the municipal code, Senator Anna M. Kaplan and MP Gina L. Sillitti undertook a comprehensive municipal code review for more than 110 counties , towns, cities and towns of Long Island. Upon review, Kaplan & Sillitti found that several municipalities, home […]

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Eric Adams touts NYC literacy efforts at school year launch

On his first day of school since taking office, Mayor Eric Adams and his school principal, David Banks, made no secret of their top priority: improving literacy instruction in a system where majority of students in grades three through eight are not considered proficient readers. They highlighted new efforts requiring elementary schools to use phonics-grounded […]

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The words “I wanted” don’t belong in book reviews

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. My professional life has shifted more and more towards writing books over the past few years. This means that in addition to writing a lot more reviews than before, I read a lot more reviews than before. It […]

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Five Hong Kong speech therapists convicted of sedition over children’s books about wolves and sheep

hong kong CNN — Five Hong Kong speech therapists were found guilty of conspiring to publish seditious children’s books on Wednesday, in a case that rights advocates say is a blow to free speech amid tightening freedoms civilians on Chinese territory. The charges relate to a set of picture books telling the stories of a […]

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From Books to Rhythms: How the Library Promotes Literacy Through Music

September 7, 2022 On Tuesday, August 30, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners held a board briefing during which library representatives spoke about the critical link between music and literacy, and the impact of writing and music production on young people in prison. Director of Libraries Vailey Oehlke presented to the board the work that […]

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US Secretary of Education calls for higher teacher salaries and debt relief for colleges

WASHINGTON- Amid K-12 teacher shortages, book bans and attacks on critical race theory, US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona in a meeting with reporters on Wednesday , stressed the need for higher salaries to attract future educators to the profession. Cardona also touted the Biden administration’s recent student debt relief announcement in late August. The White […]

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Old Amazon Kindles Lose Access to New Ebooks, But You Can Work Around It

Amazon has confirmed that owners of certain older Kindle e-book readers will no longer be able to directly search, buy or borrow books. Amazon’s Kindle is one of the biggest names in e-book readers in the UK and it’s the first time that Amazon has completely cut off store access on a chain of Kindle […]

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Histria Books Announce the Release of Mom’s Choice Award Winner, The Panda Cub Swap

Las Vegas, NV, September 07, 2022 –(PR.com)– Histria Books is pleased to announce the release of The Panda Cub Swap by Beth Bacon, illustrated by Anne Belov, who was just nominated by The Mom’s Choice Awards® among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a proprietary methodology in which […]

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September people, politics and prose: Victor in trouble

About the event Russian influence operations that postpone a presidential election! A gas pipeline that could divide Europe! Oligarchs making billions in the service of a Kremlin megalomaniac! Snatched from the headlines? Maybe, but in that case they drive the plot of Alex Finley’s latest seriocomic spy novel, Victor in Trouble. In this month’s People, […]

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A selection of book projects and events! | New

PRESS RELEASE Fall 2022 Single Book Project Title AnnouncementA Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock High School by Carlotta Walls LaNier! Read the books, attend events and join the discussion September – November 2022. This fall, the One Book Project invites everyone to come together and discuss the themes of A […]

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Scholastic Appoints Jeffrey Mathews Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations

NEW YORK, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Scholastic (NASDAQ: CMHC), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced Jeffrey Mathews was named executive vice president, corporate development and investor relations. In the company’s new role, Mr. Mathews will serve as a member of the Executive Committee, responsible for identifying and evaluating investment and […]

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How to spot online, text and phone scams

Comment this story Comment No one is safe from scams. Criminals are constantly altering them to fit the latest headlines, target our insecurities, and get through the most advanced BS detectors. This means that everyone, young and old, can benefit from a refresher on how to spot a text, phone or online scam and what […]

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Mr. Christo Joseph launches his book ‘Bring Fun To Online Teaching

BANGALORE, India, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mr. Christo-Josephmember of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), researcher in higher education and director of Garden City University, on the occasion of teachers’ day (September 5) presented his book – Bring fun to online teaching – A practical guide for curious teachers at Doctor Ashwath Narayan CN., […]

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DCPS Readers Next Door Program Helps DC Students Become Better Readers

Comment this story Comment DC Public Schools kicked off a new school year last week, and with it a reading curriculum resource designed to improve literacy for the city’s youngest readers. The program — called DCPS Readers Next Door — includes a collection of 120 books largely written and illustrated by district educators, and is […]

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Author Patricia Nicol unveils a selection of the best books on: Camping

Author Patricia Nicol unveils a selection of the best books on: Camping By Patricia Nicol for the Daily Mail Published: 5:08 p.m. EDT, September 4, 2022 | Updated: 7:14 p.m. EDT, September 4, 2022 I was camping in Sussex a few weeks ago when the heat wave hit (briefly). For several hours before dawn, there […]

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Despite what you’ve heard, many teachers still love what they do

Comment this story Comment Here are some recent headlines: “Teachers are leaving the profession in droves. “The teacher shortage is real, deep and growing, and worse than we thought.” Sounds bad, doesn’t it? Teachers need help. The training they receive in many schools of education is inadequate. They often suffer from stupid rules and clumsy […]

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David C. Hardesty Festival of Ideas: Campus Read Author Charles Yu Presentation, 2022

About this event As part of the 2022 Hardesty Ideas Festival, CHARLES YUWVU Campus author Read “Interior Chinatown” will discuss his inventive novelwhich questions topics such as race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation and flight roles we are forced to play. CHARLES YU is the author of four books, including Inner Chinatown (winner of the National […]

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University of Maryland sets $15 minimum wage for working students

Comment this story Comment Last year, Vivian Flanagan was exhausted from her job on the University of Maryland campus: the schedules were brutal, with some shifts starting or ending at 3 a.m., which left her struggling during classes. She worried about handling packages and working directly with so many students amid the omicron surge of […]

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AWS and CompTIA eBooks for $20: Study for IT Interviews, Certification Exams

StackCommerce The following content is brought to you by ZDNet partners. If you purchase a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. Whether you’re looking to break into the lucrative tech industry or want to advance faster in the IT career you already have, you should know that experience won’t […]

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Brad DeLong knows the economic miracle is over

Brad DeLong was convinced the story began in 1870. The polymath economist was writing a book about economic modernity – about how humans have moved from an existence on our small planet to building some kind of utopia – and he saw an inflection point of centuries after the rise of capitalism and decades after […]

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New Loper Spirit Shop offers a bigger selection of UNK gear – UNK News

Post views: 498 KEARNEY – The new Loper Spirit Shop opened just three weeks ago, but you can already see the impact across the University of Nebraska on the Kearney campus and throughout the community. UNK students, staff, faculty, alumni and other supporters can’t wait to check out the revamped store inside the […]

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Home night enteral nutrition as a novel physiologically effective enhanced nutritional therapy after total gastrectomy for gastric cancer

The patients The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of Kyoto Red Cross First Hospital (KFRCH 1219), and each subject provided written informed consent based on the Declaration of Helsinki. Patients underwent preoperative evaluations including gastric endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and laboratory tests. The patients included in this study had been […]

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Two brilliant but very different novels”

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Book reviewers Cameron Woodhead and Steven Carroll take a look at recent fiction and non-fiction titles. Here are their reviews. Fiction selection of the week Credit: Seasons in HippolandWanjiku Wa Ngugi, Gazebo Books, $22.99 Magical realism turns into political resistance in Seasons in Hippolandan intelligent and charming […]

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E-book plaintiffs scramble to save class action after magistrate seeks dismissal

Signage is seen at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, New York, U.S., April 24, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Law firms Related documents (Reuters) – Lawyers for plaintiffs in an antitrust class action lawsuit alleging Amazon.com Inc conspired with five major U.S. publishers to fix the price […]

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Community reading launches Society for the Humanities theme “Reparation”

Cornell’s Society for the Humanities will kick off its 2022-23 theme of “Reparation” with a community reading of “The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫɁ People in the Cayuga Lake Area. A Brief History” by Kurt Jordanassociate professor of anthropology at the College of Arts and Sciences. The September 23 event will take place from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Rhodes-Rawlings […]

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Comprehensive study of African American history debuts statewide at Auburn Museum

Body of the article On August 23, Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art became the first venue in Alabama to feature “The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection” when it opened its fall exhibits to the public. . One of the most comprehensive surveys of African-American history outside of the Smithsonian […]

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Best of the Best: 12 of the Greatest Athletes in Rainbow Wahine History

History links On June 23, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law the Patsy T. Mink Equal Educational Opportunity Act (commonly known as Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any school or educational program receiving federal funds. A year later, Dr. Donnis Thompson, who helped Congresswoman Mink […]

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The Best Poker eBooks You Need to Read in 2022

When amateur poker player Mike Moneymaker won the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event, he changed the game forever. He changed the way the gambling public viewed poker, taking the game from the smoky back rooms of bars and small casinos to the mainstream. Moneymakers showed recreational players that anyone could beat the big […]

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URI’s Banned Books Week celebrates and encourages the freedom to read and learn, with events and guest speakers, September 19-23 – URI News

PROVIDENCE, RI, – August 31, 2022 – To celebrate and encourage the freedom to read, the Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Rhode Island will host a series of events during Banned Books Week, August 19-23 September, to raise awareness of censored and contested books. Tiffany D. Jacksonfilmmaker and New […]

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VN publishing industry suffers losses from pirated ebooks

A day after Dan Brown’s popular novel “The Lost Symbol” was released in Vietnam, promising to generate explosive sales, an electronic version of the novel appeared on the Internet, allowing people to download it for free. In just a few days, downloads of the book reached over 100,000. Also in a short time, the content […]

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Worcester teachers stock classrooms with support from UMass Chan

Erika Schmitt Boyle, MEd, pictured at Belmont Community School where she teaches sixth grade reading, is one of 23 teachers in Worcester’s North Quadrant who have received Mini Classroom 2022 grants. This fall, grade six students at Belmont Community School in Worcester will read new books that reflect their own diversity. The books were purchased […]

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State Board of Education postpones social studies curriculum review

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. After facing pressure from conservatives over proposed updates to the state’s social studies curriculum scheduled for this year, the State Board of Education on Tuesday took action to delay the review until 2025. Instead, […]

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In ‘Diary of a Misfit,’ Casey Parks Blends Reporting, Research and Memoir: NPR

The lines are complex. Some people can trace theirs back centuries; others can only go so far back before wars, genocides, the transatlantic slave trade and other horrors interrupted recorded history; still others do not know their origins at all. But not all lines are family and not all ancestors are related by blood or […]

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Best Gambling eBooks

Best Gambling eBooks The game is becoming increasingly popular in Australia, with over 85% of adults taking part. With various legal ways to play, online gambling australia is one of the most attractive for players because of the high incentives offered like bonuses, convenient withdrawal methods and multiple game types you can choose from. The […]

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Reviews | Too much and not enough

Comment this story Comment President Biden’s announcement on his student debt relief plan explained who is eligible and how it works. Megan McArdle’s Aug. 25 op-ed, “Student loan ‘fix’ will only make the problem worse,” explained why she thought it was a bad idea. One of the points many Republicans have made is that it’s […]

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Hall of Fame | A legend and a leader for example

A giant of the game in every way, Martin Johnson has spent his entire professional club career at Leicester Tigers, winning every rugby award, and is now among the club’s first Hall of Fame inductees. England’s Rugby World Cup-winning captain and twice Lions leader, Johnson’s place in history is assured at the highest level, but […]