Better teaching: Literacy and Numeracy

Homepage for Literacy and Numeracy in Ireland Lots of ideas and resources
25 Ways Schools Can Promote Literacy And Independent Reading From teachthought.com
     

Tongue-in-cheek article about a nation's inability to read a large chunk of text

From theonion
10 Ways To Promote Your Classroom Library Some nice ideas from edudemic.com
Calvin n Hobbes cartoon about librarians Courtesy of twitter
Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain
Report from theatlantic.com
What an astonishing thing a book is Beautiful quote from Carl Sagan, courtesy of IFLScience
Beautiful way of decorating a stairs twitterpic