Assigning a recently challenged book; teachers’ political views; classroom book selection policies.
Looking for resources to educate students about critical environmental issues? Start with a K–12 Toolkit provided by the Earth Day Network, and some recently published books on the topic.
Micha Archer, author and illustrator of Daniel Finds a Poem, shares her collage techniques with readers.
The 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference is back—and boasting three days packed with workshops, panels, and presentations by a prestigious group of industry professionals. Register now for the June event.
Ignite interest in the natural world with a look at some of the planet’s most fascinating and diverse inhabitants in offerings packed with kid appeal.
A new, highly visual platform for exploring the riches of the Smithsonian will launch in June 2016. But users are encouraged to explore the Smithsonian Learning Lab now, and librarians, given their curatorial skills, are especially welcome.
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Three rapid-fire presentations on steampunk making, organizing a regional maker expo, and digital game design wrapped up our Lead the Change Maker Workshop.
Reading buddy and paired reading initiatives are on the rise. Here’s what these programs look like today—and tips for creating your own.
The budgets of school librarians and teachers get a reprieve with the news of an educators-only discount on an English-curriculum mainstay.
Three new, generously illustrated animal books offer young browsers more than an afternoon of delight.
One librarian’s role is transformed, and with it, her approach to and appreciation for collaboration.
Access to universal prekindergarten education has found a place on the agendas of top political leaders, but do we really understand what our youngest learners need to thrive in a school setting?
Five user-friendly apps that, when used together, allow students to creatively express their learning.
Educators looking for a last-minute Read Across America assignment may want to consider this “ice cream for ebooks” challenge.
“Sparking curiosity and making connections to the world” are key to Tinybop’s mission. Today, the Brooklyn developer released Weather, its ninth app celebrating exploration and play.
If you are seeking to inspire global awareness, critical thinking and student engagement, share the Global Oneness Project with your secondary classroom teacher partners. The Global Oneness Project offers an award-winning, interdisciplinary collection of films, photo essays, and articles exploring cultural, social, and environmental issues. All resources are free and are accompanied by rich standards-aligned lesson plans that […]