How can kids deconstruct Super Bowl ads? Or distinguish authentic news items online from manufactured content? Insight on this and more from Media Literacy Clearinghouse founder Frank W. Baker.
Making kids publishing industry insiders gave this middle-school public library club in California a 25-kid waiting list.
Despite, or because of, discouraging statistics, an educator commits herself to improving student performance in a struggling urban neighborhood.
School librarians will be important primary sources in historian Wayne Wiegand’s project, facilitated by a visiting scholar post at the Library of Congress.
While ebooks have stalled, the outlook for the children’s book market looks good. That data and coming trends were unpacked at the Nielsen Children’s Book Summit.
The Literati High School Partnership aims to support research at the middle and high school level and ease students’ transition to college-level learning.
The National Coalition Against Censorship honored SLJ’s “Scales on Censorship” columnist Pat Scales and “Eleanor and Park” author Rainbow Rowell at its annual gala on Tuesday, November 1.
Amazon’s new app for kids ages 7–12 brings them original short stores that unfold in snippets of chat style text on e-readers and cell phones.
A new report examines this burgeoning group, their resources, and how they can better attain their goal of connecting with students and the community.
Our roundup of news briefs includes grant and scholarship opportunities, an incredible fashion archive, and a new friend for Pooh.
“A Fuse #8 Production” has won an Eddie Digital Award as the best blog in the B-to-B category government/public sector/education.
A small army of “maker activists,” led by a library media specialist, is improving the lives of the needy one project at a time.
Students with this special need can require more attention in school, including in the library. Here’s how media specialists are guiding them to stay on task, and succeed.
If you have a cool, unique educational program going on at your school, Follett wants to hear about it. The company is giving away prizes consisting of products and services in their latest competition.
A California congressman’s goal is to make sure LGBTQ sites aren’t blocked on computers at public schools and libraries—where students source information not just for classwork, but for themselves.
The DOE has released guidance to help state and local decision makers maximize the opportunities available under ESSA to strengthen early education.