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Entries for June 2011

Stepping Stones: The Comic Collection
Posted on June 02, 2011 05:53 Article Rating
Many schools nowadays have a strong focus on character development.  Some of the schools I’ve worked in have had giant murals painted on a prominent wall on campus to remind students of the six pillars of good character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.  At first I thought that these things should be taught at home.  After all, a teacher’s lesson plans are already so crammed full of academic subjects with hardly a moment to spare...
Summer Reading List
Posted on June 01, 2011 18:07 Article Rating
Around mid-November, I received an email from a Librarian who asked if JClub ever thought about offering a Summer Reading list. I was really excited by the idea, and to my relief, the childrens editors thought this was a splendid idea too...