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Your Heinemann Link Round-Up for May 15–21


Time for another link round-up! A reminder that there's an email subscription form at the bottom of this post, so you can get the Heinemann Link Round-Up delivered to your inbox every week.

These links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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Steve Zemelman was on Teachers Teaching Teachers on EdTechTalk. The full Google Hangouts archived video is below:

Click here to learn more about the series

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Tara Smith at Two Writing Teachers wrote a review of Katherine Bomer's The Journey is Everything:

Mention the word “essay” to any student in my middle school, and they will have this response: their eyes will glaze over, they will sigh, and their shoulders will slump. Mention the word “essay” to any English teacher in my middle school, and (most likely) they will have the same response, too. For students and teachers alike, learning the essay and teaching the essay are greeted with equal doses of dread and dreariness: the essay, it seems, however critical and necessary to our curriculum, is something we must grit our teeth and get through.

Click here to read the full review

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Also at Two Writing Teachers, they're giving away a copy of Purposeful Play: A Teacher's Guide to Igniting Deep and Joyful Learning Across the Day by Kristi Mraz, Alison Porcelli, and Cheryl Tyler.

Click here to read a review and learn about the giveaway

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The eighth episode of Kate and Maggie's DIY Literacy video series was released this week. Check it out here.

If you've missed any of the episodes, you can catch the full series here.

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Don't forget about the #EdThrive Twitter chat series!

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That's it! Be sure to check back next week for another round of links. If you have a link or a blog, be sure to mention them in the comments below. You can also email them to us or tweet at us. We're pretty available over here. Cheers to your weekend!

*Photo by Kyle Meck

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Topics: Video, DIY Literacy, EdThrive, education, Education Policy, Heinemann, Link Round-Up, Mary Howard, Meenoo Rami, Tara Smith, The Journey is Everything, EdTechTalk, Kate Roberts, Katherine Bomer, Maggie Beattie Roberts, Steve Zemelman, Two Writing Teachers

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