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Home for educators on the Internet, a place where teachers could gather and share ideas. A complete online resource that educators could visit each day to find high-quality lesson plans and research materials. The resources include “original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts.”

BEST OF WEB:
The digital challenge, I: Loss & gain, or the fate of the book
By Anthony Daniels
“For the moment, however, I derive a certain comfort from looking over, and being surrounded by, my laden shelves. They are my refuge from a world that I have found difficult to negotiate; if it had not been for the necessity of earning my living in a more practical way, I could easily, and perhaps happily, have turned into a complete bookworm, or one of those creatures like the silverfish and the small, fragile, scaly moths that spend their entire lives among obscure and seldom disturbed volumes. I would have not read to live, but lived to read...”
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http://www.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/The-digital-challenge--I--Loss---gain--or-the-fate-of-the-book-7468 

You Are What You Read
A lucid exposition of how Proust put his reading to work in the creation of "In Search of Lost Time."
By JOSEPH EPSTEIN
“As an asthmatic child, Proust read more than most children. Ms. Muhlstein recounts that, by the age of 15, he was already immersed in contemporary literature, having read the essays and novels of Anatole France and Pierre Loti, the poetry of Mallarmé and Leconte de Lisle, and a number of the novels of Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Dickens and George Eliot.”
To read the entire piece, click:
http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424052970203846804578102932194914110-lMyQjAxMTAyMDEwNzExNDcyWj.html

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