The American Library Association’s (ALA) competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, will fund a cohort of school and public libraries to develop resources to help get US libraries “ready to code.”
The Penguin Random House Teacher Awards for Literacy recognizes the nation’s most dynamic and resourceful K–12 public school teachers who use their creativity to inspire and successfully instill a love of reading in their students.
The days of sitting in one-size-fits-all
professional meetings are dwindling. Whole day, large group professional
development sessions are being replaced with technology-infused collaboration
ripe for lifelong learning. For me, the best part of this shift in professional
learning is the ability to focus on the topics that interest me the most.
Henry David Thoreau spent two years in a cabin by Walden Pond and a single night in jail, and out of those experiences grew two of America’s most influential works: his book Walden and the essay known as “Civil Disobedience.”
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) will present the NCTE Media Literacy Award to an individual, team, or department that has implemented and refined exemplary media literacy practices in their school environment.