This week’s quote is about books, from within the pages of a book!
“…but I spend my pocket money in the secondhand bookshops. I love the dry, musty smell of the volumes, the tissue-thin feel of the paper. Even the typefaces speak of vanished elegance. Already the books are accumulating in my room, and nothing, I think, makes a place more like home.” ~Deborah Crombie, Dreaming of the Bones
Wondering: can this quote apply to eBooks?
“1,2,3,4…just a moment… a little interruption…” ~Reporter describes the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack.
Today is the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Click on this link to listen to excerpts of the live radio transmissions.
More Weekend Ed. Quotes
“Order emerges at the edge of chaos.” Roger Lewin and Birute Regine, The Soul at Work
… a busy, innovative, thriving classroom (or online discussion board, or boardroom) sometimes is chaotic.
“Surprise is the currency of adaptable change.” Roger Lewin and Birute Regine, The Soul at Work
“We also know that increasing vocabulary knowledge has a direct impact on comprehension and plays a role in overall school success.” ~Robert Marzano, Marzano’s Six-Step Vocabulary Process, Marzano’s Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction
This week’s quote is courtesy of Paula, in PBS TeacherLine’s course, An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction