The BookmarkED 2023 Book Club is a one-of-a-kind online experience bringing together authors and artists with K–12 teachers to explore literacy in a whole new way. The event will be held from July 1 to 22, 2023, and everything is online in a user-friendly community platform.
From primers meant to teach spelling and math, to fairy tales, historical children’s books tell historians and modern readers a great deal about the mores of a given time.
REALM is a program sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) to publicly recognize excellent literary magazines produced by students with the support of their teachers. REALM is designed to encourage all schools to develop literary magazines that celebrate the art and craft of writing.
Launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month is a special occasion that annually celebrates poets’ integral role in our culture and reminds us that poetry matters.
Have you ever wished you could see into the minds of your students? The Smithsonian Science Education Center has partnered with FableVision Studios to create a new animated web series that helps teachers do just that.
The Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award, sponsored by the American Library Association, is given to a school library that has conducted an exemplary program or program series in the humanities during the prior school year.
To support math and STEM understanding, a variety books can help teachers at preK–grade 4 provide meaningful conversations with their students by integrating mathematical understandings through children’s literature. These books are among teachers’ favorites.
Written Out Loud is a writing and storytelling program pioneered at Yale University and developed in Hollywood. The organization’s team works with schools and students outside of school to teach writing and empathy skills through collaborative storytelling practices.
Hoping to ignite the flame that inspires young readers to make a difference, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader have released the slogan for this year’s Children’s Book Week, “Read Books. Spark Change.” The 2023 event will be held May 1–7 and November 6–12.
The New England Aquarium’s Blue Impact video series expands students’ knowledge of climate change and helps students draw connections between climate change and changes in the oceans.