Students with this special need can require more attention in school, including in the library. Here’s how media specialists are guiding them to stay on task, and succeed.
If you have a cool, unique educational program going on at your school, Follett wants to hear about it. The company is giving away prizes consisting of products and services in their latest competition.
A California senator’s goal is to make sure LGBTQ sites aren’t blocked on computers at public schools and libraries—where students source information not just for classwork, but for themselves.
The DOE has released guidance to help state and local decision makers maximize the opportunities available under ESSA to strengthen early education.
Emboldened attendees left Washington, D.C. with a fresh perspective, new energy, and actionable ideas.
The film remarkably retains the book’s essence, even though the main character is a few years older on screen, as played by Canadian actress Sophie Nélisse.
The Library of Congress Summer Teaching Institute turned out to be a dream come true for an elementary school library media specialist.
This fall series, sponsored by littleBits, explores the education technology topics educators are talking about this school year, from virtual reality and STEAM to popular culture and digital literacy.
State education agencies are trying to find solutions to problems in this new ESSA environment. If you don’t bring the librarian perspective to the next version of the draft, no one else will.
Here are the five finalists for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, with the corresponding SLJ reviews. Winners of the 67th annual NBAs will be revealed November 16.
Are your students budding coders? Apple has just released a sophisticated app for students serious about programming. Our review of Swift Playgrounds.
Playing computer games designed to improve cognitive functions can increase students’ test performance more than traditional methods, such as one-on-one tutoring, according to a Yale study.
Where else can an Artist, an Angel, a Mentor, and a Bridge meet? Celebrating the work of some of the picture book industry’s greatest achievers.
The megastar of this year’s National Book Festival in Washington, DC, wasn’t Stephen King, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, or Salman Rushdie. It was Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress.
A reading, games, and a yummy cake were all part of the festivities at Books of Wonder on September 25 during the book launch of Nandana Dev Sen’s Kangaroo Kisses.
New York City Schools partners with the city’s three library systems, Google, and Sprint to bring free, year-long Wi-Fi service to households without it.
Download SLJ’s 2016 Controversial Books Survey report, exploring self-censorship among school librarians.
For librarians promoting information literacy and the evaluation of resources, museums—however unconventional—are fertile grounds for incorporating primary sources in lessons and activities.