February 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary, the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience. However, at each level—middle […]

Kick Off Poetry Month with These YA Titles

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Kwame Alexander, Christine Heppermann, and more.

How To Plan a Teen Poetry Slam at the Library

Librarian Abbe Klebanoff shares tips and suggestions for organizing a teen poetry slam event during National Poetry Month and beyond.