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Vincent van Gogh - A Short Biography for Kids

Overview<p>Vincent van Gogh - A Short Biography for Kids by Josephine Madden<p>A short illustrated biography of Vincent van Gogh, the famed painter.<p>Product …

Vincent Van Gogh

From the Moomins to Asterix, picture books help build a better world

Do we buy picture books to relive our own childhoods? Perhaps, but the best have the power to inspire both children and adults<p>I think it was while waiting for our boat to plummet over the precipice of Le Grand Splatch, a colossal water ride at Parc Astérix, that I started to wonder how wise it is …

¡Cómo ser explorador del mundo!

¿Sabes lo qué es un libro activo? Os presento este libro que propone 59 ejercicios de exploración práctica del mundo material. Las actividades que …

Cornelia Funke, la 'bestseller' de la literatura fantástica juvenil

DESPUÉS DE una época en la que quiso ser astronauta, el sueño infantil de la escritora Cornelia Funke era dejar el paisaje de su Westfalia natal para …

Okay, this is pretty cool. 😍😍 A model reading CHAMPION at New York Fashion Week! (Photo credit unknown, but thank you to the photographer! And thank you @rykecalloway for tweeting this at me!)

Veinticinco libros para empezar una vida como lector

Lo del ser humano y la lectura es una relación que bien podría resumirse en un motto sagrado: <b>no la cagues al principio.</b> Por eso, el Club Kirico y …

13 Picture Books about Reading to Inspire Young Readers and Writers

There’s something special about a book about reading. It’s like reading a book in a book in a book … literary inception, if you know what I mean. …

How fire caught on and unicorns took off: 2017's book trends

The ancient art of fire-making and the return of unicorns were just two of the unlikely enthusiasms setting shop tills ringing this year<p><b>Hygge died a snuggly, comfy death</b><br>Like the light of a cosy candle in a Scandinavian winter, the much-marketed concept of hygge flickered out of popularity this …

Jardiel, la vida inverosímil

Una retrospectiva recorre la polifacética trayectoria del gran renovador de la comedia teatral española hace un siglo<p>En el verano de 1932, el ya …

Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title

<i>This is an update of a previous post by Sharon Rickson.</i>It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago—even if it …

Books

Nova Ren Suma and Emily X.R. Pan Launch a Platform for YA Short Stories

What happens when two YA authors get together and brainstorm ways to provide a venue for YA short stories from established and up-and-coming authors? …

The Best Science Books Of 2017

It’s been a bumpy road for science in 2017, and now’s a good time to reflect on what makes science so great. Stories of discovery and wonder, and the …

Jordan: JERASH, THE ROMAN ARABIA (6)

If you go north from Amman, you will get to the place not to be missed when you travel to Jordan. This is one of the most important historical places …

Critical Analysis and Information Literacy

With these understandings, students will be prepared to form opinions based on facts instead of social media or biased reporting. They can learn to …

Pedagogy

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

1. Start Slow<p>Experiencing comprehensive student-centered instruction for the first time makes some kids uneasy. I’ll never forget the high school …

Teaching

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

Discerning fact from fiction in news and online content has never been more challenging. From “pizzagate”—false reports of a child sex ring operating …

7 YA Heroines Who Kick Butt with Their Smarts and Hearts

When I think of heroines, I think of Elizabeth Bennet — Jane Austen’s leading lady of <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> could have been another shrinking violet or …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

Books

mBot Makeblock de SPC, análisis: un mini-robot con Arduino para enseñar a programar a los más peques

Aunque de nacimiento reciente, <b>el robot educativo mBot de Makeblock ya se ha hecho un hueco</b> en un mercado al auge, como es el de la tecnología …

Castle

Take a tour of a medieval castle.<p>Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From …

¿Te imaginas dormir en un hotel-librería?

Por el mundo, podemos encontrar infinidad de hoteles y todo tipo de alojamientos con temáticas diferentes: gastronomía, deporte, bienestar y salud, …

Todos los comandos de Siri, el asistente personal de Apple

Aquí tienes todos los comandos de <b>Siri,</b> el asistente de Apple.<p>Desde que llegase junto al iPhone 4s, <b>Apple no ha dejado de mejorar Siri</b>, se ha hecho más …

Belgians are hunting books, instead of Pokemon

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Inspired by the success of Pokemon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has developed an online game for people to search for books instead of cartoon monsters, attracting tens of thousands of players in weeks.<p>While with Pokemon Go, players use a mobile device's GPS and …

6 Strange Reinterpretations of Classic Literature - The List

Classic literature is a resource regularly mined for new visual adaptations, whether it's a Jane Austen romance or another mystery starring the …

Literature

Follett Launches New Maker Space Bundles for K–12 Libraries

<b>MCHENRY, Ill.,</b><b>May 25, 2016</b> – As makerspaces continue to gain momentum in the K-12 library world to encourage students’ inquiry and exploration …

19 Parents Who Completely Nailed Book Week Costumes

So much creativity!

The Book That Gets Inside Alfred Hitchcock’s Mind

Early August is traditionally the back shelf of the year’s cultural pantry. The cineplex is filled with movies that—like cans of split-pea soup bought immemorially long ago—reëmerge after being dismissed as too paltry for early summer and too lousy for a fall release. Desperate vacationers crack …

Pick of the Day: Open This Little Book

<b>Get the latest SLJ reviews every month, subscribe today and save up to 35%.</b><p><b>KLAUSMEIER</b> , Jesse. <i>Open This Little Book.</i> illus. by Suzy Lee. 40p. …

The hottest summer quotes in children's books: 'Do you remember the taste of strawberries?'

From Enid Blyton to Harper Lee, here are some of the hottest summer quotes from children’s and teen fiction<p>It’s officially summer, which means that we can now look forward to long summer days where we can spend our weekends lazing in hammocks catching up with our favourite books (that’s the theory …