Morning Roundup: Sesame Street’s Incarceration Kit for Kids
June 13, 2013 | 9:04 am
By Joanna Cabot
Sesame Street’s Materials for Kids with an Incarcerated Parent (Boing Boing)
As part of their “Little Children, Big Challenges” project, the Sesame Street people have produced an excellent module for helping kids cope with having a parent in jail (available in English and Spanish).
Explaining the Recent Spike in eBook Best-Seller Prices (Digital Book World)
The average price of a best-selling ebook spiked this week up to $8.92 after spending most of 2013 hovering in the $7.00 to $8.00 range. In fact, it’s the highest observed average for the list in all of 2013. Last week, for instance the average price of a best-selling ebook was $6.95, which was fairly consistent with what we’ve seen the past month.
How High School Reading Lists Have Changed (GalleyCat)
Renaissance Learning has released its fifth edition of the What Kids Are Reading report. Among the many topics covered in the free report, it compared high school reading across the last century.
How Student Newspapers Can Survive (and Thrive) in the 21st Century (Media Shift)
In a recent interview about his thesis, Cameron laid out three main suggestions informed by his research aimed at helping campus media adapt, survive, and thrive in the current press landscape — what he calls “the new news.”
Kindle Daily Deals: Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman (and 3 others)