Shel Silverstein

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Name: Shel Silverstein
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Harkins: Not impressed with Common Core standards

Editor :Having now read the Common Core standards, I wish to express my concerns. These standards expect a high-level way of thinking from young children, while lowering the bar for secondary education. The standards writers state that they are designed ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate National Poetry Month with your kids at local libraries

April is National Poetry Month, and we invite you to celebrate with the Beaufort County Public Library system. Your local library has plenty of poetry books for all ages, and there are several upcoming events for you to enjoy.Did you know that rhyming ... [Published Beaufort Gazette - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Embassy and ELF Continue to Celebrate “Mongolia Read Aloud” (April 4, 2014)

ELF Laura Connor in Khentii ProvinceMongolia Read Aloud event at school #2, Ulaanbaatar.“Mongolia Read Aloud” continued in Khentii Province on April 3- 4, 2014. The English Language Fellow in Mongolia Laura Connor, along with her Mongolian counterpart, ... [Published US Embassy Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

One hell of a show

Following his award-winning performance over a decade ago, Graham Clarke revives his role in The Devil and Billy Markham. The script, by the late American author Shel Silverstein, is described as a "raunchy one-man epic comedy poem". Indeed, in telling ... [Published Biz Community - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

LARSON: Gwinnett Library finds time to rhyme

Poetry, I have often found, helps everyone everywhere find common ground. OK, so much for my feeble attempt at rhythm and rhyme. But I did find while teaching ESOL to both children and adults that it was poetry over prose that kept everyone on the same ... [Published Gwinnett Daily Post - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

River Valley Speech Team finishes third in Section 3A Seven speakers advance to MSHSL contest

With nine students advancing to finals at Saturday’s Section 3A MSHSL Speech Contest, River Valley speakers pulled out a third place team finish with 29 points behind Pipestone (43 points) and Adrian (37 points).River Valley tied for third place with ... [Published Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Poetry comes to life at high school festival

MASON CITY | From Dante to Shel Silverstein. From Robert Frost to Leonard Nimoy. From Confucius to Emily Dickinson.Poets and poetry from various generations and various perspectives were on display Sunday afternoon at the annual poetry festival at Mason ... [Published Globe-Gazette - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Best loved children’s classics and quotes to share with your grandchildren

Nothing’s better than a sleepover at Grandma’s house, from staying up late to reading “just one more” book, “Pleeeeeease, Grandma!”But how many times can you read Margaret Wise Brown’s classic, Goodnight Moon ? This classic bedtime tale is so soothing, ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Tramline: Poet’s Pantry Field Trip

4/1/2014 By: It’s April, National Poetry Month. It’s the time to explore different kinds of poetry, read the works of many different poets, and use poetry across the curriculum. This site is valuable for both students and teachers because links to many ... [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Single in Columbus: Dante Romano

Age: 34 Occupation: Freelance graphic designer and creative directorYour dream job? Traveling and painting. If I could be a full-time artist, that would be great.When I’m not working I’m… hanging out with my dog and painting.Your perfect mate in five ... [Published Columbus - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Elderly Speak About Voting in May

We may not always hear South Africa's elderly, but sometimes they speak to us in surprising ways.Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon."Said the old man, "I do that too."The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants."I do that too," laughed the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Around the Region (03/27/14)

ModestoWhat: MENTAL HEALTH BOARD MEETINGWhen: Today, 5 to 6:30 p.m.Where: Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Redwood Room, 800 Scenic DriveInfo: The Stanislaus County Mental Health Board meets the fourth Thursday of every month. The public is invited ... [Published Modesto Bee - Mar 27 2014]

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Harkins: Not impressed with Common Core standards [Published Casper Star Tribune - 14 hours ago]
Celebrate National Poetry Month with your kids ... [Published Beaufort Gazette - Apr 19 2014]
The Troubadours bring cheer with song in Northf... [Published Faribault Daily News - Apr 19 2014]
Laughter is ageless [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - Apr 19 2014]
U.S. Embassy and ELF Continue to Celebrate “Mon... [Published US Embassy Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar - Apr 18 2014]
'Flowers in the Wardrobe'; marks first Whim Pro... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Being in the crosshairs of censorship [Published Marathon & Big Pine Free Press - Apr 16 2014]
One hell of a show [Published Biz Community - Apr 14 2014]
LARSON: Gwinnett Library finds time to rhyme [Published Gwinnett Daily Post - Apr 13 2014]
A Boy And His Tiger Visit UCSC [Published City on a Hill Press - Apr 12 2014]
River Valley Speech Team finishes third in Sect... [Published Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Apr 11 2014]
Review of the Day: Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan [Published School Library Journal - Apr 10 2014]
March Madness is poetry to Pleasant Hills Middl... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 10 2014]
Barry Uhl Has a Colony of Misfits Inside His Brain [Published Stranger - Apr 09 2014]
Cape Town Boardwalk - April 8, 2014 [Published Tonight South Africa - Apr 08 2014]
Poetry comes to life at high school festival [Published Globe-Gazette - Apr 07 2014]
This Key West Bar Is an Ex-Morgue With Bodies S... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 05 2014]
Best loved children’s classics and quotes to sh... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 04 2014]
New Definitions Define Companies In The Marijua... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 03 2014]
Briefs -- Published April 2, 2014 [Published Recordnet.com - Apr 02 2014]
Tramline: Poet’s Pantry Field Trip [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Apr 02 2014]
Single in Columbus: Dante Romano [Published Columbus - Apr 02 2014]
Cape Town Boardwalk - April 1, 2014 [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 01 2014]
Elderly Speak About Voting in May [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 01 2014]
Shel-abration planned as library celebrates poetry [Published Recordnet.com - Mar 31 2014]
April Poetry for families [Published Examiner.com - Mar 30 2014]
Resident Activities for March, Part 3 [Published About - Mar 28 2014]
Check out these tearjerker stories of giving fr... [Published Flint Journal - Mar 28 2014]
Around the Region (03/27/14) [Published Modesto Bee - Mar 27 2014]
Jason Isbell brings formidable talent to Blacks... [Published Roanoke Times - Mar 27 2014]
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9 Great Things to Read in (Roughly) 9 Minutes [Published TIME.com - Mar 19 2014]
March is National Reading Month, but don’t worry. This article is not going to be about the big, blubbery virtues of Moby Dick or the nuances of Nicholas Nickleby. While reading “great books” is great, it can feel like a commitment that doesn’t jibe ...
Marlo Thomas: Free to Be… All These Years Later [Published TIME.com - Mar 11 2014]
It was only a giggle and five words, but it told us our work was cut out for us. More Lena Dunham Has a Point: New Research Documents Hollywood’s Sexism 17 of History’s Most Rebellious Women Here's An Updated Tally Of All The People Who Have Ever Died ...
An Economic Forecast For Literary Misery? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 13 2014]
A study found ( NYT ) that “the emotional mood of literature reflects the mood of the economy over the previous 10 years.” Ben Richmond doesn’t buy it : The actual researchers didn’t analyze any books specifically, they just filtered everything that ...
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