City Readers is the New York Society Library’s database of historic records, books, and readers. The Library’s online visualization tools support the discovery and analysis of more than 100,000 biographic, bibliographic, and transaction data derived from digitized content from the Library’s archives.
Better World Books is looking for libraries and nonprofit organizations with “Game Changing” ideas that help to advance a compelling literacy project. In addition to working with international nonprofit groups such as Room to Read and Books for Africa, Better World Books funds community-focused projects that have an impact at the local level.
ProLiteracy’s National Book Fund (NBF) makes grants for educational materials to literacy and basic education programs to help teach students to read. In 1995, using only donated funds, NBF began providing local literacy programs throughout the United States with New Readers Press books and other educational materials.
In this blog, Jason Ohler discusses 20 revelations about digital storytelling. From simple storytelling technologies in the early days of smartphones to the plethora of information that is available today, he tells a story about the good and the bad, the new and the old, and how we continue learning to find our own narrative. This blog encompasses the first of his revelations.
Designed by Primo in New Zealand, Cubetto offers a fun and engaging way for children to learn the principles of coding through a myriad of themes and subjects, including literacy, numeracy, math, and science. This friendly wooden robot encourages students to practice life skills, such as collaboration, through hands-on play and helps them to develop other important proficiencies, such as spatial awareness and storytelling.