National Library Week

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Celebrate National Library Week in style with this fun new video! Please click on the image to watch the video

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Review of Dear Teen Me

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Book review by Julie K. Marsh, Graduate Assistant Dear Teen Me (DTM) caught me off guard in such a happy way.  I enjoy reading about writers and artists and the paths they took to where they are now.  DTM took this a step further by including advice from a group of young adult authors to […]

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And the winner is…

MRM March 31st

It is official!  To Kill a Mockingbird is our winner!  Mindset came in second place and Chicka-chicka-boom-boom came in third place. Thank you to everyone who voted!  We look forward to another March Reading Madness next year. The Official Bracket Based On Your Input:    Click to Zoom More Information on the Books: To Kill […]

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March Reading Madness Finals

MRM March 24th

Time for the finals of March Reading Madness! It is officially time to choose your favorite book!  SURN’s version of March Reading Madness has been so much fun, and we appreciate everyone who voted.  We need your votes one last time to choose first, second, and third place!  Please take a minute to vote, and […]

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MRM Quarter Finals

MRM March 17th

March Reading Madness is Heading into the Quarter Finals! Your votes have been counted, and it is time for the quarter finals of March Reading Madness!  Thanks to everyone who has voted so far.  Let’s keep up with the reading madness by voting.  We are down to four fantastic books.  Check out the titles and […]

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United Kingdom Trip Highlights

On February 24, 2015 College of William and Mary faculty visited Holy Trinity First School in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England. Pictured are Dawn Groves (Head Teacher), Dr. Jan Rozzelle (SURN Executive Director), and Dr. Jenny Hindman (SURN Assistant Director).

Jan Rozzelle (SURN Executive Director) and Jenny Hindman (SURN Assistant Director) has an amazing trip through the United Kingdom to visit potential schools for the 2016 SURN Study Tour. They built relationships with school leaders and learned about how these schools are using research and practices. Check out some photo highlights from the trip!  

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MRM Round 3

The Winners Are In!  Time for Round 3! Your votes have been counted, and it is time for round 3 of March Reading Madness!  It only takes a minute to vote for your favorite books.  The books with the top votes will move to the quarterfinals next week!  Please also share this post with your […]

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March Reading Madness Round 2

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The Winners Are In!  Time for Round 2! Your votes have been counted, and we are moving to round 2 of SURN’s March Reading Madness!  Please take a minute and vote for your favorite books.  Only the books with the top votes will advance to round 3!  Please also share with your colleagues and students […]

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Another Visit to a P4C School

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Another stop in the UK for Jan and Jenny involved traveling to London’s East End to visit a school that is using P4C. In this session, a video was used as a stimulus to get students to generate questions for discussion. One student recorded the following question for her group- see images. The school has […]

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Another Day in The UK

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As SURN Director, Jan Rozzelle, and Assistant Director, Jenny Hindman, travel through the United Kingdom to visit schools they may visit for the 2016 Study Tour, they have been building relationships with school leaders. They are learning about how these schools are using research and practices Jan and Jenny engaged in conversation with Jill Harland and Jo […]

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