What you allow, is what will continue.
The fact is, a 14-year-old girl may be capable of agreeing to sex with a 49-year-old man, but she doesn’t have the emotional and mental maturity to consent.
It never occurred to me as a young sexually active teen that the adult men I had relationships with may have been manipulating me, that they had designs and motives I couldn’t see from my limited child’s perspective.
Almost 40 years after Margaret Wise Brown’s untimely death at age 42, dozens of her unpublished writings were found in 1990. The papers, preserved in a cedar-lined trunk and stored in the attic of a Vermont barn belonging to Brown’s sister, had sat largely untouched since the early 1950s. Their discovery, which revealed a whole new dimension of the iconic author, rocked the children’s literature world.
Houston, we have liftoff!
Tried out squishy circuits to make a circuit for Wonderworks storytime on electricity … and it works!
Libraries need to provide a variety of study environments ranging from quiet to noisy, from comfortable to rigid, from isolated to communal. A visit to the library should not be limited to fulfilling research needs but should allow opportunities to grab a snack, gossip with friends, take a nap, watch a movie, or listen to a motivating speaker. If our goal is to increase student usage and time spent in the library, then we have to focus constantly on student need fulfillment by offering a diversity of spaces, programming, products, services, and experiences, each designed to accommodate their shifting moods and priorities.
Marketing Today’s Academic Library, Brian Mathews, 2009, p. 28. (via libgeekgirl)
Purely reblogging this again because I keep wanting to look at it to cite for papers and presentations and keep having to search to my archive when I want it.
New titles from Zest BooksScared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias(ISBN: 978-1-936976-49-2; $12.99 paperback; February 2014; Ages 12-up) by Sara Latta tackles a variety of phobias, exploring what frightens us, why we are afraid, and what we can do about our anxiety-provoking and potentially debilitating fears. According to the NIH, 15% of all teens will have a lifetime prevalence for having one or more more phobias. This book can help!"A fun and insightful look at 50 phobias."- School Library Journal"Relying heavily on up-to-date research and contributions from clinical psychologists, Latta seeks to explain and demystify phobias and anxieties… . factual, fun, and encouraging." - Booklist(ISBN 978-1-936976-00-3; $14.99 paperback; March 2014; Ages 14-up) by Halley Bondy is a fun, creative, and edifying bucket-list for students looking to make the most of their undergraduate years. The 77 entries cover everything from negotiating the terms of an apartment rental to taking a course that has nothing to do with your major to hosting a movie marathon. The ideal graduation gift.Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School
(ISBN: 978-1-936976-32-4; April 2014; $14.99; Ages 14-up) by Genevieve Morgan is the perfect read for high school students trying to decide what to do after graduation. From continuing education through college or trade schools, a career in service, the possibility of a gap year, to applying for internships and getting a job, no option is left unexamined. This guide is full of checklists, quizzes, brainstorming activities, and exercises to help encourage and provide direction.
(ISBN: 978-1-936976-58-4; July 2014; $14.99 paperback; Ages 12-up) by Laurane Marchive and Pam Mc Elroy features 70+ recipes and tips for ethical eating by and for teens! Going green is hard to do — especially when it comes to food. There are acronyms to learn, labels to decipher, seasons to consider, and grocery stores to navigate — and that’s before you even turn on the stove! This book shows how to shop smarter, cook more consciously, and eat healthier.(ISBN: 978-1-936976-54-6; $16.99 paperback; July 2104; Ages 12-up) by Sophie Maletsky is a vibrant, easy-to follow, step-by-step guide to creating more than 50 amazing projects with duct tape — from cell phone holders, and room dividers, backpacks, to jewelry, bags, wallets, and more! In addition, full-color photographs, helpful hints, project times, and difficulty levels are included, along with ideas for personalizing and embellishing creations.
THIS WEBSITE provides you with an infinite series of videos with exercises and classes, guy has over A+ 2700 videos
This is a must for anyone needing a little - or even a lot - of help for mathematics.
If I ever go back to school I’ll probably need this.