Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/24/16

Sunday Salon

Serendipity is maybe my favorite experience in the world, so I was pleased to read this New York Times piece on How to Cultivate The Art of Serendipity and learn that I can increase serendipitous “super-encounters.”

Simon Beck’s snow and sand art is simply amazing. So incredible that my son actually stopped playing video games to look at these photos!

These 7 Apps for Unplugging and Powering Down just might increase mindfulness and calm. synthesizes a year’s worth of research in Top 10 Insights from the Science of a Meaningful Life.

I’m pretty sure I learned way more than four! 4 Things You Learned in School that Make You Less Creative.

Gary Anderson shares his 10 Favorite Interview Questions for Hiring English Teachers. I would want to work for anyone who asked me these questions.

Paper Fury wonders if it’s possible to read too much.

Michele Knott celebrates one of my favorite book awards, the Schneider Family Award.

And this is why you share books with kids! Who knew that Winnie’s butt cheeks were on the cover of Finding Winnie?! (Spoiler alert: they’re not.)

I’m not sure how One and Only Ivan missed making Book Riot’s guide to Animals and Crying, but I will confirm that The Knife of Never Letting Go can lead to an ugly cry. Poo, Todd?









3 responses to “Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/24/16”

  1. Sunny Smith Avatar

    Good list! This gives me a few posts to read. I’m especially interested in the one about the lack of creativity in school.

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Kellee from Unleashing Readers (@kelleemoye) Avatar

    Winnie’s butt cheeks?!?! HA! I’ll never look at it the same!

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