Artistic remix influences kids’ creativity on almost every level. Here’s how, and why you need to understand it.
The digital distribution platform has teamed up with schools in every state and parts of Canada to allow students to access a collection of interactive juvenile fiction and award-winning YA ebooks.
From a touching, unique perspective of 9-11, to the dangers of little white lies, this group of entries from Simon & Schuster’s Summer 2016 list plumbs the depths of tough emotions. But you’ll find books that are funny and memorable, too.
Fresh off the French Riviera, our in-house film reviewer, Kent Turner, sizes up Steven Spielberg’s latest, based on Roald Dahl’s 1982 novel of the same name.
That new book smell may soon be a thing of the past for New York City’s schoolchildren. A $30 million contract will reshape the way ebooks are used in the nation’s largest school system.
The summit drew record numbers of librarians and book creators, who, apropos of the new location, enjoyed deep dives into kid lit along with their deep dish.
Read-and-greet evening programs and home visits with culturally relevant books are some of the efforts librarians are making to bring families of English Language Learners into the school community.
An initiative to brighten the lives of young refugees from Central America is gaining tremendous ground, while hopes are high to expand the lifeline to Syrian refugees in Europe.
“Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White” is bound to be one of the biggest books of the fall season. We are thrilled to share these engaging snippets.
Researchers who interviewed fan fiction writers revealed how mentorship in the fanfic community can improve young people’s writing—and their outlook.
This Saturday, May 14 is Scratch Day, a time to embrace all things coding. You can start by checking out a bevy of new books on the subject.
Engaging kids with the latest of tech? It’s all in a day’s work for these PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program winners.
The American Association of School Librarians invites school librarians to apply for two new grants. The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents has two new awards that may be of interest to librarians working with teens.
Are you one of those people who laments “I never win anything?” If you’re a superstar school librarian (and you are, of course) then your luck may be about to change.
Looking for a great read-aloud? Consider Ursula Vernon’s enchanting Castle Hangnail, featuring a 12-year-old who fancies herself a wicked witch but knows almost no magic and only a handful of spells.
Reflection and collaboration are key to developing sharpening teaching skills. Two recent publications, each fueled with a steady supply of practical classroom suggestions demonstrate how these processes advance writing and reading instruction.
Library Journals‘ Kiera Parrott and Kwame Alexander at a discussion on “The Changing Role of Text in the Classroom” at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education.
Clean design, smooth functionality, and delightful animation and gaming are just some of the attributes that recommend these Labo Lado apps.
The new classroom resource lets users click through a guided lesson to get to related reference material—and allows them to search across content to find exactly what they are looking for.