The Importance of Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake News "In today’s complex media environment, students must learn how to identify the source of information, verify it, and analyze how it was designed to make them feel, according to news and information literacy experts."
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From PW: In Pandemic, Dystopian Fiction Loses Its Luster for Editors
From Pub Rants: Publishing—From a Social Distance by agent Kristin Nelson
From JSTOR's The Daily: The Linguistics of Cooties (and Other Weird Things Kids Say) The game of cooties lets children learn about the idea of contagion, but kid culture and wordplay aren’t meant for adults.
From Tor: A LITTLE PAOLINI, SCHWAB, AND DOCTOROW. AS A TREAT.
From YouTube: EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW TO SURVIVE COVID-19 I LEARNED BY WATCHING SCIFI & HORROR MOVIES
From The Guardian: The end of coronavirus: what plague literature tells us about our future
From PW: Bologna's Virtual Fair Draws 60,000 Online Visitors
Terri Windling's Myth and Moor: Harvesting Stories
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From Random House: RH Graphic Their graphic novel newsletter
From Illustrator Christian Robininson: Making Space (activity show for kids)
From CBC: Kelly Pousette had a fear of the forest, but her paper cut dioramas helped her find joy in the wild
From Children's Illustrators.com: Their monthly newsletter with interviews, industry news, and featured illustrators
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From Soundcloud: Podcast - Design Matters - has a great lineup of speakers!
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From CommArts: Kathleen O’Hara Based in Tiverton, Rhode Island, this illustrator continually innovates her approach to create work in the arena of fantasy.
From The NYT: A Drive-By Art Show Turns Lawns and Garages Into Galleries
On Twitter: Liza Donnelly draws, Visual Journalist @NewYorker, cartoonist/writer.
From Angie's Web: Drachenburg Castle, an elegant Palace with a magnificent Terrace - Now THAT'S a castle worth drawing!
From Let's Talk Picture Books: Let's Talk Illustrators #142: Ana Sender
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OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From ChronicleVitae: 5 Takeaways From My Covid-19 Remote Teaching
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From The NYT: When ‘Valley Girl’ (and Nicolas Cage) Shook Up Hollywood - for those of you who remember, this is actually a really interesting article!
From USA Today: Coronavirus gives us a chance to rebuild society together. Let's not blow it.