Learn how to use new hardware, software, and mobile technologies in physics, chemistry, biology, environmental, Earth science, and middle school science curriculums— for free!
Here’s a chance to grab a grant to fund an innovative summer program related to connected learning. But you have to act fast: the deadline is February 19.
The IWitness Video Challenge gives middle and high school students a chance to give back to their communities while honing their digital skills. Inaugurated in 2013 by Steven Spielberg, the competition was designed around the same premise as “Schindler’s List,” that one person can make a difference.
CDW-G’s second annual Collaboration Nation video contest kicks off February 1, offering cash and product prizes to K–12 schools.
Taking inspiration from the thrifty library design hashtag #macgyverlibrarianship, a high school librarian freshened up her space on a tight budget. Check out what she did and how much she spent.
The recent events in France and Mali have told us that there are real threats to our security. It is in the best sense “true citizenship” to use this moment to help young people to resist easy blame and to reject scapegoating.
Brussels entrepreneur incorporates everyday objects, such as buttons, bottle caps, and string, into digital-based learning with a new app.
Online college classes are all the rage. Yet many adults are trying to finish their high school education — years after their classmates graduated.
The Hartford (CT) Public Library (HPL) has decided to take a step towards changing the city’s grim high-school graduation statistics.
Talk about Midnight Madness! Get an insider’s look at the playful problem solving that went down after dark at AASL.
From a costumed read-a-thon to a display with yellow “Caution!” tape, here’s what librarians are planning for Banned Books Week 2015 (September 29 to October 3) and Banned Websites Awareness Day (September 30).
Looking for inspiration in advance of Banned Books Week (BBW), from September 27–October 3? Look no further than SLJ’s BBW Pinterest page, curated by blogger and collection development librarian Molly Wetta.
Librarians can jump-start the school year by setting some essential goals. Here, teacher librarian Phil Goerner tackles his top six objectives and lays out a plan for achieving these goals, which range from creating new maker space projects to engaging teachers in professional development.
Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned pro, here are six tips for you to get the most professional development bang for your buck.
This article was published in School Library Journal's June 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.
Quilting, knitting, and creating by hand foster collective learning. Plus: Top 10 crafting tips; Five outstanding crafting programs
This article was published in School Library Journal's May 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.
“I’m still a big Dr. Seuss fan—The Sneeches, Horton, and all that stuff,” the President told middle schoolers during his visit to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, DC. Watch the full video.
Recovered! After a transition to a new CMS a few years back, we lost some of our multimedia files. Here’s what remains from a trove of readings School Library Journal recorded in 2007 for National Poetry Month.
What are minicomics? “Good Comics 4 Kids” blogger Brigid Alverson sheds some light on the independently created format, shares tips on how librarians can acquire minicomics for the collection, and suggests ways they can encourage creativity in teens.
Corinne Duyvis, YA author with autism, We Need Diverse Books active member, and cofounder of the Disability in Kidlit website, is kicking off 30 days of autism-related book reviews, articles, and interviews for April’s National Autism Awareness Month.
Libraries and schools applying for E-Rate’s Wi-Fi program have an extra $1.5 billion of funds to tap until the March 26 deadline. Here are some tips and tools to maximize your application.