As every teacher knows, good classroom management can make the difference between a great class experience and a poor one. While technology doesn’t replace the need for a solid approach to classroom management, tech tools, including these, can certainly help.
A collection of stories that have come down through the ages and includes myths, legends, and folktales, all with a heroic quest at the core.
Few authors have taken on environmental issues as effectively as author Paul Fleischman. In his recent Eyes Wide Open, he has penned an empowering call to action, stirring young people to challenge assumptions and think for themselves.
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.
In many states where the CCSS have been adopted and RttT funds accepted, educators are feeling beleagured.
When we envision a future for our libraries, we shape the present, writes Project Advocacy columnist Carolyn Foote.
Travel to an English boarding school with wild tomboy Will in Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms, learn how Roget determined The Right Word, and listen to The Girls in the Band with the October stars, which offer the best of fiction, nonfiction, and multimedia.
Audiobooks that showcase the exceptional stories made possible by the groundbreaking work of a man whose life was changed by reading and writing.
This month, we’ve got you covered no matter what you want to learn. Hoping to brush up on your cat breed knowledge? You’re covered. Want to take up American Sign Language? Look no further. And, Annie, get your ready reference—we’ve got your guide to musicals: stage, screen, and more.
Educator Jason Sellers reviews zSpace, which enables users to view and manipulate objects in a unique, immersive experience.
With the holiday season approaching, we present a handful of picks that give a new spin to the definition of family and offer plenty of food for thought. The full versions of these reviews originally appeared on the Adult Books 4 Teens blog.
These latest updates in ongoing series, these books encompass a wide variety of topics: a dark and haunting title about Vietnam from Chris Lynch, more drama from the world of the Seelies from Jane Yolen and son Adam Stemple, and time-traveling adventures with Mira.
Our team of reviewers in Los Angeles selected and evaluated 42 titles to help librarians make informed purchase decisions. Picture books, poetry, song adaptations, nonfiction, and short stories are among the offerings.
Take a Wild Ride Through the History of Children’s Lit, Revamp Your Storytelling Skills, and Brush Up on Collection Development | Professional Reading
Check out Betsy Byrd’s much-anticipated Wild Things, a look at children’s literature through the ages. Hoping to enhance your storytimes? Try Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting and Kathy Fling Klatt’s STEP into Storytime.
The Manhattan hospital’s far-reaching implementation of this early literacy initiative, in which pediatricians hand out books to babies and young children during checkups, is changing lives.
This month’s picks for the middle school set will evoke a range of emotions. Whether you’re looking for the achingly poignant (Katherine Rundell’s Cartwheeling Through Thunderstorms, the tale of a spirited tomboy who finds herself orphaned) or the charmingly quirky (Alex McCall’s Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens or Julie Berry’s The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place), there’s something to please readers of all stripes.