Spend 10 minutes a day for 10 days and sharpen your source-checking skills for the new year. Bring these skills back to your students after Winter Break.
School districts are elevating physical education standards and expanding athletic activities beyond traditional sports to provide a more well-rounded education as required by the Every Student Succee
Today I grapple with one of the real conundrums I wrestle with all the time: how do we push students to do a level and quality of work they don't necessarily believe they can do?
AI could materially improve education—if educators and policymakers start answering some tough questions today, urges Michael Bennett.
"Can you please instruct your class to stop calling us?" asked an annoyed staffer at the local alderman's office in Chicago. I took the phone call in my classroom, where I had recently assigned my 9th
From trees to consciousness to black holes, an immersion into the glory of the knowable and the splendor of the unknown.
Profound and poetic illustrated celebrations of solitude, self-possession, friendship, and our place in the cosmos.
Dystopian novels are all about consequences, choices and grey areas. And psychologists say that plays right into the sweet spot of the developing teenage brain.
The New York Public Library is thrilled to announce our Best Books for Kids and Teens, featuring a curated selection of recommended reads selected by our expert librarians. The lists contain books spanning an array of genres, from picture books to graphic novels, with diverse characters and rich storytelling. Explore these top titles and discover books that will inspire a love of reading.
I stared at the crayon-stained walls where I hadn’t completely scrubbed away the marks I’d left, but I couldn’t unsee my father dying. He was dying, slick with sickness he’d invoked onto himself, whic
Have you ever wondered about the history of self-checkout lanes at the grocery store? Or about the origin of the controversial sartorial item we know as cargo shorts? Are you curious to know more about flamingos? If so, Every Little Thing is the podcast for you. Hosted by Flora Lichtman.
Human Protein Atlas consists of three parts: the tissue atlas, the cell atlas, and the pathology atlas. Users can explore each atlas by conducting a free-text search while utilizing a number of controlled vocabulary fields. Additionally, users can browse by clicking on the tissue, cell, or pathology atlases.
The team at Periodic Videos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table.
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon is a digital humanities project that allows users to examine social networks of early modern England. Six Degrees was created by scholars across the US and is hosted by Carnegie Mellon Libraries. While this project may especially appeal to historians, philosophy and English literature scholars conducting research, it is simply enjoyable to explore out of curiosity.
A couple of weeks ago our advertising director Al Berman emailed me with a noodge: “have you guys finished FanFare yet?” Yes, we have, Al, and here it is, and also yes, your creative miscapitalization of Fanfare will live in my steel-trap Scorpio mind forever. But we do hope this list of the Horn Book’s favorite books of 2017 will provide reading fare for reading fans of all ages.
We have a little section of books this time of year. They’re new (and some reissued), and filled with winter cheer.