What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do? ~Ralph Ellison
PBS TeacherLine’s course RDLA400 – Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World is set to begin tomorrow, March 13th, with Introductions and Orientation.
In this course from PBS TeacherLine, you will explore the answers to essential questions of reading using digital resources. You will also learn the basic elements of and rationale for reading initiatives that inspire students to read independently. You will discover a wealth of online literature resources, gain a deeper appreciation for digital reading and audio technologies, and learn how author and genre studies inspire and motivate student reading. Moreover, you will explore your own personal reading habits and use this understanding to model passionate reading. All of these activities will occur in a collaborative, online professional learning network.
Please visit PBS TeacherLine website today to register!
Thank you to Veteran’s for your sacrifice and commitment to our country. This week’s vote-casting, allowed it involved thousand of volunteers was initially brought to us through your willingness to serve.
Interested in firsthand accounts of combat from Vietnam veterans? Want to know how to research your relative’s military unit? Come find out more during a special presentation by VHP reference specialist Megan Harris.
This introduction provides an overview of VHP’s collections scope, available online resources, how to search the archive using the online database, and how to coordinate use of non-digitized collections. Participants will learn more about VHP’s online exhibits, how to find information about specific units and conflicts, and the vast number of ways in which VHP collections can be utilized in your research.