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Ian Ridpath

Ian Ridpath is a keen amateur astronomer whose writing has established him as one of the world’s leading authorities on starwatching. His articles have been published in newspapers and books all over the world, and he has written more than 40 books. He is currently the editor of Norton’s Star Atlas (the longest-established star atlas in the world)  and of the authoritative Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy. He is also the editor of The Antiquarian Astronomer, the journal of the Society for the History of Astronomy. Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). 


PRH Education High School Collections

All reading communities should contain protected time for the sake of reading. Independent reading practices emphasize the process of making meaning through reading, not an end product. The school culture (teachers, administration, etc.) should affirm this daily practice time as inherently important instructional time for all readers. (NCTE, 2019)   The Penguin Random House High

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PRH Education Translanguaging Collections

Translanguaging is a communicative practice of bilinguals and multilinguals, that is, it is a practice whereby bilinguals and multilinguals use their entire linguistic repertoire to communicate and make meaning (García, 2009; García, Ibarra Johnson, & Seltzer, 2017)   It is through that lens that we have partnered with teacher educators and bilingual education experts, Drs.

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PRH Education Classroom Libraries

“Books are a students’ passport to entering and actively participating in a global society with the empathy, compassion, and knowledge it takes to become the problem solvers the world needs.” –Laura Robb   Research shows that reading and literacy directly impacts students’ academic success and personal growth. To help promote the importance of daily independent

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