In my opinion, books are the best accessory.
Random Connections for my week: my happy distractions:
Things that make me smile when my brain is overwhelmed with commuting, new communication challenges, new job expectations/changes, apartment issues, etc…
I loved watching this movie: Bently the Bulldog is fussy: (I don’t know why, just loved it)
And this inspiring quick WWF (World Wildlife Foundation) connected movie:
Professionally, I was quite excited to learn about Mashpedia: http://www.mashpedia.com/ - I must explore and verify that it is kid friendly though. (Anyone used already?)
Reading this article on Yarnstorming: — Have you explored Wonderopolis yet? I highly recommend it to keep your curiosity on life flowing and your brain stimulated with new, interesting topics! I also think there are great provocation resources and ideas through this resource!
Which made me think about the book Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen – I gave away a copy a few months ago on this blog and shared my thoughts on it here: http://thestylinglibrarian.com/2012/05/07/styling-librarian-giveaway-hop/
I really appreciated reading this point of view from this response to a book challenge:
This article that gave me hope about successful school library advocacy:
And also, I’m happily distracted watching Vlog Brothers Videos like this one: (Looking forward to watching crash course videos soon!)