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July 24, 2014

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Gale, Libraries Team To Offer High School Diplomas

Gale Cengage Learning is partnering with the country’s first accredited online school district, Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), to offer a way for adults to earn a full high school diploma through libraries across the nation: Career Online High School (COHS).

NY Kid Lit Exhibit; REFORMA’s Mora Award; YALSA Top Ten | News Bites

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The Port Washington (NY) Public Library will host an exhibition of kid lit illustrators. Arizona State University wins REFORMA’s 2013 Mora Award. YALSA’s 2013 Teens’ Top Ten list is announced. The Gale Virtual Reference Library adds nearly 200 children’s Encyclopedia Britannica titles. Apply for a ALSC/Candlewick Press Grant. A research fellowship is available at the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Gale, ‘Library Media Connection’ Name TEAMS Award Winners

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Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Library Media Connection magazine today announced the three winners of the TEAMS Award—Teachers and Media Specialists Influencing Student Achievement, a biannual honor recognizing the critical collaboration between teachers and library media specialists in promoting learning.

Apply for the Gale/LMC TEAMS Award for Teacher/Librarian Collaboration | News Bites

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Media specialists, teachers, and principals in public and private K–12 schools are invited to submit their collaboration success stories for an opportunity to win the 2013 Gale/LMC TEAMS Award which recognizes the critical collaboration of teachers and librarians to “promote learning and achievement.”

Engage Young Learners with National Geographic Kids!

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET Engage students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, and child-focused content that will bring them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. This archive is no longer available

SCBWI Announces Golden Kite Awards | News Bites

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Be sure to check out a video challenge for middle and high school students, a chance for educators to win a document camera, children’s and YA book awards, and more.