Friday Reads: Back to School!

Friday Reads: Back to School!

New backpacks and the sweet smell of pencil shavings…yep, it’s back to school time! Here are two new books to help navigate the season, plus an eBook sale for Libraries! SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP: How Discipline Can Set Students Free by Cinque Henderson “A film and TV writer (e.g., HBO’s The Newsroom) and a […]

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Guinness World Records 2017 Teacher’s Guide & Giveaway

Guinness World Records 2017 Teacher’s Guide & Giveaway

Happy #BookBday to the 2017 editions of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS GAMER’S EDITION! To celebrate, Guinness has created a FREE, downloadable Teacher’s Guide and is giving away 3 copies of both books to lucky librarians and/or teachers! The Teacher’s Guide allows students and young patrons to explore the world of record-breaking in a […]

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Back to School Books

Back to School Books

Just in time for back-to-school season, here are several new and forthcoming books about schools and education: LIT UP: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives. by David Denby Available in trade paperback February 14, 2017 “Part literary meditation, part case study of exemplary teaching, LIT UP traces a diverse group of […]

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The Art of Teaching

The Art of Teaching

Just in time for the new school year, here are several new books by and about teachers: BLACKBOARD: A Personal History of the Classroom by Lewis Buzbee “From the perspective of former student, teacher, and parent, Buzbee offers a keen look at the politics, economics, and sociology of how school has evolved and the history […]

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