As open education resources, or OER, become more popular, educators are tasked with finding content that is high quality, appropriate for a student's grade level and subject, and aligned to particular standards. BookMarks looks at two organizations to compare different approaches to OER creation.
Poetry has long been an essential element of English/language arts classes, but spoken-word poetry, which has gained visibility and attracted new audiences in the past decade, is changing how students learn about and understand poetry—and themselves.
Why are black girls turned out of the classroom in such high numbers? Monique W. Morris explores the racial and gendered causes behind the statistics of K-12 discipline and the school-to-prison pipeline.
In recognition of School Library Month, BookMarks spoke to three school libraries to hear how they fare in today's digital world.
According to a new report from the American Library Association, school libraries are even more important to student learning in a technological age.
Our reading roundup covers recently published books, reading lists of women around the world, and news on a beloved YA author.
Recent award-winning young adult and children's authors are using their influence to push for more diversity in the youth publishing industry.
How does the use of print vs. e-readers affect students? In a Q&A, technology and communication expert Naomi Baron says the book medium we choose matters.
Zareen Jaffery, executive editor of Salaam Reads, talks to BookMarks about diversity in publishing and the importance of Muslim children's books.
As today's teens are changing their reading habits to accommodate for what the Western canon leaves out, are concerns over the death of "serious" reading unfounded?