Thursday, September 6, 2012

Movement in the Library

Not only are some children kinesthetic learners (and all that good movement stuff I presented in the "Yoga Storytimes" presentation in August) ...

I just saw that Ohio will institute Physical Education standards in the state evaluations:
http://education.ohio.gov/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?Page=3&TopicRelationID=1793&Content=131668

So, once again, adding more movement into library programs can support the learning that is being stressed in schools ...

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

9/11 Story from a Survivor

Catherine Balkin, founder of Balkin Buddies, has posted her husband's story online: http://www.balkinbuddies.com/worldtradecenter.html

He was in the World Trade Center on 9/11 ...

Catherine says, "You are free to share this account with your students or quote from it as needed. We do not require that you ask us for permission in advance and there is no charge to use it. We have no wish to profit from 9/11 in any way."

She also encouraged me via email to share it with anyone who "may benefit" from it.  Take a look ...