The mission of the Estria Foundation, based in Honolulu, HI, is to foster social change through the creation of art.
From astronomy and salsa storytime to family literacy and more, these programming ideas for the year ahead hit it out of the park.
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How can Hugo Cabret wind the clock faster? Novel Engineering, a Tufts STEM initiative, draws technical challenges from children’s literature.
Laura Gardner, 2016 SLJ School Librarian of the Year finalist, updates her lesson plans for the era of fake news.
A scavenger hunt celebrated the launch of a new kids’ mystery series by Linda Fairstein, the real-life inspiration for “Law and Order SVU.”
A librarian brings lessons from a Chicago high school to a new library leadership post at the East St. Louis (IL) School District.
Making kids publishing industry insiders gave this middle-school public library club in California a 25-kid waiting list.
A year after Karen Jensen and staff opened a teen maker space at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County (OH), she assesses what worked, what didn’t, and how to move forward.
A small army of “maker activists,” led by a library media specialist, is improving the lives of the needy one project at a time.
Perhaps you feel unworthy or unready to be a leader. But you can do it. You must: people are counting on you.
Help students find solace, insight, and inspiration while reading. Plus, trauma-response resources for educators.
Support and reward learning with these tips and resources for creating a digital badging and microcredit program at your school or library.
Picture books are not just for toddlers! Here are three programs that highlight ways to use familiar picture books with upper elementary and middle school kids.
Libraries have always been about fostering understanding of the democratic process, but there is an intensified requirement during this election to confront misinformation.