With information literacy among the top five skills that employers look for in potential hires, according to a recent report, Sarah Darer Littman argues that it is not just state regulation supporting the hiring of certified media specialists that will bridge the skills gap—but the advocacy of parents.
Recent online databases from Rosen and World Book introduce readers to the exciting world of science and the realm of reading, respectively.
The saga of all-women jazz orchestras and boys bonding over baseball feature in two starred DVD reviews. In addition, the secrets behind the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza and The Actual and Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher are revealed in this month’s lineup.
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
Join this informative webinar to review trends and learn about how online study tools that adapt to a student’s study habits and schedules lead to success for not only the student – but also the school and community! Two featured services will include ePrep (ACT/SAT Prep) and BenchPrep (AP and advance course study.)
The best stuff at New York Comic Con included Wonder Woman, manga, science, and more. Plus: an official anti-harassment statement gave women attendees and cosplayers reason to cheer.
The Westport Library’s ongoing efforts to support its Maker Space, including Maker in Residence programs and the recent acquisition of two programmable robots, have helped establish a virtuous cycle in which residents have begun working on their own projects and helping one another independently.
The five finalists in the Young People’s Literature category for the 2014 National Book Awards have been announced.
In many states where the CCSS have been adopted and RttT funds accepted, educators are feeling beleagured.
In this 50th anniversary year of Freedom Summer, a look back at SLJ’s 1965 coverage of efforts to provide library services for black children in one of the most segregationist states in the South.