My high school student record club tunes in to analog pleasures and the thrill of discovery.
A “Wall Street Journal” article profiling kid lit “rock stars” who are all white men angered readers. it also prompted soul-searching about diversity in the profession—and a push for solutions.
Pick awesome books, offer choice, and value student voice. Read more tips from a 2016 SLJ School Librarian of the Year finalist.
From Marley Dias to Gloria Steinem, Frida Kahlo, Elizabeth Warren, and Patsy Takemoto Mink, here are women to celebrate.
Celebrating Women’s History Month, political commentator Cokie Roberts enthralled third graders while speaking about her children’s books, women, early American history, research, and writing.
To stay at the top of your game, keep practicing, stay skeptical, and take a hard look in the mirror, experts advise.
A teacher requests that students study art selectively; complaints about gay “Captain Underpants” content; objection to a teacher’s book choices.
With “alternative facts” in the headlines, high schoolers connect with George Orwell’s classic novel and protagonist Winston Smith’s world of “Newspeak” and “doublethink.”
A local medical school’s service requirement, combined with my young patrons’ need for mentors they could count on, made for a perfect match.
Schools pledge support to families, public libraries throw open their doors, and students commit acts of kindness while monitoring bullying.
Follett School Solutions has partnered with Dremel to offer its printers to K–12 school districts, in order to both support librarians and promote technology integration in the classroom.
Step-by-step illustrated instructions for sewing and robot-building activities from SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the Year.