A new season of the SLJ ISTE webcast series launches with “Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News” on March 16.
A wide-ranging selection of Black History Month teaching resources, curated by high school librarian and Library Journal Mover & Shaker K.C. Boyd.
This article was published in School Library Journal's February 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.
A librarian brings lessons from a Chicago high school to a new library leadership post at the East St. Louis (IL) School District.
This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.
Though teenagers’ needs may be more complex than ever, there are also plenty of tools available to make reaching those patrons easier, according to several panelists who spoke at SLJTeen Live.
From street lit resources to free, web-based libraries, digital tools to spark a love of reading and other tips from three experts.
This is the first year that Chicago school librarians are officially represented by the Chicago Teachers Union during negotiations with the Chicago Public School system.
At the once-second-to-last ranked school in Illinois, Chicago’s Wendell Phillips Academy High School, librarian K.C. Boyd has helped turn around the reading culture in the school. The school’s reading test scores have improved with 18.2 percent of students meeting or exceeding state standards, at the present, compared to 6.5 percent in 2012.
The news is out! The 2014 Street Literature Book Award winner in the YA lit category is the series “Hip Hop Biographies,” published by Saddleback Educational Publishing.