Dalena Joyce Adams

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Students don’t need a ‘voice.’ Here’s what they really need.

Sam Levin was a student when, in 2011, he founded the Independent Project at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Massachusetts. He had thrown out an idea to administrations about allowing students to create a learning environment in which teachers serve as mentors and coaches while students …

Reading with Pictures: Serious Learning Through Comics

Creating Reading With Pictures<p>That's why I connected with Josh Elder, an award-winning graphic novelist and nationally syndicated cartoonist who, in …

Graphic Novels

Teaching History Outside the Box

Then the chance to write this post arrived and forced me to consider two things:<p>Why do we need kids to learn this stuff?<br>• What should they know to meet …

The Best Children's and YA Authors for Teachers to Follow on Twitter, Facebook and Beyond

Calling all kid-lit fans: By following your favorite authors on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, you can keep up to date with their work and …