Summer Reading Programs across the U.S. are gearing up to Fizz, Boom, Read! June 14th is our SRP - 2014 Kick-Off Party.
Understanding that each school district across the U.S. public schools, private schools, home schools, and charter schools take breaks at different times, this is what gives ALA Summer Reading Programs slightly different starting and ending times.
Budgets, budgets, budgets...for many smaller library systems, they are dependent upon funding enacted in the 1970's or earlier, and if not for the courageous, ninja, oracle librarians; in many places there would be no programs.
Science & Technology, Science & Technology, Science & Technology.
Is your budget tiny, teenie, or just meanie? There are many governmental agencies, and organizations that provide resources to teachers and librarians for FREE...
While a student of Geology, I learned of some awesome sites, open to the public, where that agency encourages learning and provides many free resources for those doing public service.
The photo above is one of the most colorful photos snapped from the Hubble Telescope. The Hubble Team revealed it to the public today June 3, 2014. I hope you enjoy this snapshot into the universe, and below are some links for Governmental and Organizations that provide free resources to teachers and librarians.
There are Museums of Discovery in many States, and many of them are gearing more toward science and technology.
Good Luck and "Fizz, Boom, Read!" "Create a Reaction" and "Literary Elements" may your Summer Reading Program (SRP - 2014) be the most successful ever.
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