Entries by Chris

eReaders in School: a new study

Rough Type has an article on the first year long study of eReaders in schools. As the study notes, one advantage of a book is that we make a “cognitive map” of a physical book as we read it: When we read, we unconsciously note the physical location of information within a text and its […]

Atlantis Literacy Recs

What Good Readers Do In Kylene Beers’ book, When Kids Can’t Read, you’ll find wisdom from a 20+ year veteran teacher, including a breakdown of what good readers do.  A helpful reminder for us avid readers as we teach our kids to do the same. This book includes tips on how to teach: Comprehension strategies […]

Long Live Atlantis

Over $40,000. This tiny bookshop owes a tremendous THANK YOU to everyone who helped with our campaign. Thank you for passing along the link. Thank you for posts and articles. Thank you for your contribution, and a huge thank you to our last minute angel. A hug to you all. We are warm with shivers.

Our Cypriot Cousins

Go have a looksee at Maria’s project over in the heart of Lefkosia. They’re doing great things and just got funding for a second season.

Band on the Radio

My (Chris’) band, the New Thoreaus, was on The Bottleneck Cafe Radio show last night.  Our part starts about 20 minutes in and we’re on throughout the rest of the show with some other great music in between. If you missed it, check it out (link good for a week and then it’ll move to […]

Nikos has a Blog

The local photographer and our friend Nikos gave birth to a blog on the net. So besides buying his wonderful books in our shop you can also explore his work online.