Two literacy advocates with a deep passion for books, bestselling author Donalyn Miller and fifth-grade teacher Colby Sharp, showcase the power of children’s access to books, providing teachers and administrators with the tools and information they need to increase children’s meaningful engagement with books and to launch or sustain book access initiatives in their communities. Game Changer! provides years of independent-reading, classroom-program knowhow and research for educators at every level.
Enrichment activities and resources dealing with the federal courts, the SupremeCourt, and the Constitution bring realistic court experiences into the lives of high school students. These original, courtroom-ready and classroom-ready resources are the centerpiece of thefederal courts’ national and local educational outreach to high school students and their teachers.
Thousands of intimate records from Theodore Roosevelt’s life are now available in a digital archive compiled by the Library of Congress. According to the library, its collection of Roosevelt’s papers has become the world’s largest, with 276,000 documents and more than 460,000 images from his time as governor of New York, his days as a cavalry officer in the Spanish–American War, and his role as president in the early 1900s.
Gamification, hashtag, tweep … When were these words first used in print? To find out, students simply enter a date in the search field on Mirriam-Webster’s Time Traveler webpage where they will see the words first recorded on that year.
November 11 marked 100 years since the end of World War I. Artists and intellectuals, many of whom experienced combat firsthand, responded in myriad, often contradictory ways to the world’s first modern war.