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Now you can embed Reddit posts on other websites — TechCrunch

Reddit posts are going to get the chance to live beyond Reddit itself, thanks to new embedding capabilities. If you’re an online writer or publisher, that means you can start including live Reddit content in your stories. If you’re a reader, that means you might start to see more Reddit posts on other sites, the same…

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Why Google beat Yahoo in the war for the Internet — TechCrunch

As we witness what may be the final days of Yahoo as an independent business, consider how just a decade ago it was running neck-and-neck with Google, now one of the world’s largest companies by market value. It would be silly for anyone to claim they could have predicted how these two businesses would compare…

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Revisiting Poetry Posts — Highly Textured Librarian

On this first day of National Poetry Month, I’d like to revisit the poetry themed posts I’ve done in previous years. Are you ready for the list? Poetry in Ten: Incorrect Merciful Impulses – I used ten quotes from Camille Rankine’s poetry collection to create a book review of sorts. Summer Reading List: The Poetry Edition – Recommendations […]

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Revving Up Student Thinking with Choice and the Reading Un-Frenzy — The Unquiet Librarian

Last year, Jennifer Lund and I had the pleasure of doing a reading frenzy with Language Arts teacher Sean O’Connor and his students. The concept of a reading frenzy comes from teacher and speaker Nancy Steineke. The basic premise of the activity is to give students a series of texts, allow them to skim and […]

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Weekly Diigo Posts (weekly) — The Reading Zone

Teaching Authors–6 Children’s Authors Who Also Teach Writing: Science Poems. Poetry Month. Poetry Friday. Oh, My! THRILLED by this post on Poetry and Science by @aprilhwayland! https://t.co/5IsBew9Ff4 https://t.co/H9zOaIfs1L tags: twitter If you got this close to many animals in these pho If you got this close to many animals in these photos, you might not […]

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