A wide-ranging selection of Black History Month teaching resources, curated by high school librarian and Library Journal Mover & Shaker K.C. Boyd.
The head of library services at the New York City Department of Education will become associate director of curriculum solutions at Rosen Publishing.
Gaining STEM skills is as important for young children as learning to read, asserts a new report by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and supported by the National Science Foundation. Libraries could play a critical role in this call for more preschool STEM learning opportunities.
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.
This vibrantly drawn, interactive app features strong female characters and offers a look at another culture (with lots of complementary extras).
These powerhouse librarians leveraged their experience to shift careers midstream, after decades on the job, or post-“retirement.” They’re still giving to the profession.
Strategies for safeguarding student data in schools and libraries, and student privacy in general, in the information age.
Space, the most recent addition to Tinybop’s “Explorer’s Library,” was released last month, and like the other titles in the series, exploration is the name of the game.
Unlike other tools that focus on the technical aspects of filmmaking, Toontastic 3D emphasizes storytelling, according to Google, which released the free app for Android and iOS devices today.
Today, one of my favorite communication/creativity platforms shared some major enhancements and a commitment to equity. I have been a devoted fan of Flipgrid since the beginning. For me it’s one of those wifi desert island web tools. Created by LT Media Lab at the University of Minnesota, Flipgrid is a simple and elegant video-based discussion platform […]
New apps from Ahoiii Entertainment, a developer known for its engaging, skill-building apps for young children.
From astronomy and salsa storytime to family literacy and more, these programming ideas for the year ahead hit it out of the park.
Fun fact: You may know I was an English major. You may not know that my serious focus was 16th century poetry and drama. My favorite course ever was Shakespeare’s Problem Plays. Not every student I’ve met over the years felt the same draw to Shakespeare. The play is just not every kid’s thing. The […]
In the era of fake news, librarians are our best hope for educating kids about bogus reporting, biased points of view, and more.