November 10, 2020 by Denise Davila
The Polio Pioneer: Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio VaccineWritten by Linda Elovitz MarshallIllustrated by Lisa Anchin. Published in August 2020 by Knopf Books. ISBN: 978-0525646518 Book Review. Imagine a time when people were so fearful of a virus that children weren’t permitted to go swimming in the summer. They couldn’t join friends for a […]
June 16, 2020 by Erika Thulin Dawes
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has produced a remarkable virtual exhibit that affords viewers an intimate view of the studios and creative processes of 21 picture book artists. This blog entry provides teaching ideas to take the exhibit experience a step further, using the paintings, prints, and drawings, as a launch points for art making experiences.
May 14, 2020 by Grace Enriquez
Written with a gentle, conversational, but nonetheless straightforward approach, this book engages young readers in a dialogue about the pandemic that has interrupted life as many of them know it.
April 29, 2020 by Katie Cunningham
Learn ways you and your students can honor feelings of uncertainty and loss while also providing a source of hope. Invitations include read alouds, writing ideas, and opportunities for students to create as a source of joy.
March 14, 2020 by Erika Thulin Dawes
What a challenging and confusing time this is. All of us are juggling the demands of taking care of our families, our students, and ourselves. We’re worried about what’s happening hour-to-hour while trying to remain positive and optimistic when we’re with the young people within our care. Rather than create a traditional entry for this week, we decided to curate some of the amazing resources that schools, libraries, companies, and organizations have been making available during this time of crisis.
by Travis Jonker
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Grace Enriquez
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Riley Jensen
Good Comics for Kids
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