Teachers are concerned that students are a little too quick to turn to Google and other internet search engines for answers: That's one finding of a Pew Research Center survey of more than 2,000 teachers nationwide queried about students' digital...
School librarians have to speak the same language and have the same learning goals as classroom teachers. Everyone in the school must focus their energy on the achievement of the Common Core Standards (CSS).
A librarian’s ability to find quality texts, like all good magic acts, blends art and science to amaze the audience. We can accomplish things with Google and databases that exceed the ability of the average user. But should we keep this magic to ourselves?
More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
Not too many surprises, though I do wonder if the votes for "The Princess Bride" were because the movie's so fun. I've never even seen a copy of the book.
"The Book Thief" really should be in the top five.