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“What if?” The talks of TED@UPS — TED Blog

What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and powerfully as blood flowed through our veins? Wanis Kabbaj speaks at TED@UPS, September 15, 2016, in Atlanta. Photo: Jason Hales / TED At the foundation of every significant transformation is a question: “What if?” These two words unlock the imagination and invite us to explore…

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Banned books week and intellectual freedom — International Librarians Network

Generally speaking, libraries and librarians are for intellectual freedom and access to information, and against censorship. Over the years we’ve touched on censorship a number of times here on the ILN blog, but it’s Banned Books Week in the USA at the moment so it’s timely to raise it again. Statements on intellectual freedom are…

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Exploring our curiosity at TEDNYC: What Drives Us — TED Blog

TED’s Science Curator David Biello hosts TEDNYC: What Drives Us, a night of talks in our New York City offices. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) We’re creatures of curiosity. Our impulse to explore and investigate has led us to incredible discoveries about the world around us and about ourselves. Despite our amazing advances, questions still abound:…

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Weekly Diigo Posts (weekly) — The Reading Zone

Heinemann Professional Development Workshops: Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina and Passion in Adolescent Readers Place every single student- no exceptions- on a reading journey. https://t.co/tkjXFUSA12 @pennykittle #engchat https://t.co/IYdNm70Gsp tags: engchat twitter One more reason to bring my dog to class: How to G One more reason to bring my dog to class: How to Give […]

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Personal Lessons I’ve Learned From 6 Months of Blogging — Read Diverse Books

This is a follow-up to my article on the lessons I’ve learned after 3 months of blogging. Blogging is incredibly fun and rewarding, but it will stress you out and wreck you if you let it. Over the past 6 months, I’ve had many successes and failures as a blogger and often I have allowed it to get…

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