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April 27, 2017

How to Jumpstart Your Family Book Club

For families hoping to encourage reading with their kids, teachers wanting to improve their students' reading levels, or friends looking to expand their reading habits, book clubs are a helpful way to meet a variety of needs.

February 14, 2017

Study Reveals Children's Reading Habits

How are children reading in a digital era? A survey by Scholastic asked more than 2,000 parents and children about their reading habits in 2016.

April 29, 2016

Amid Changes, School Librarians Keep Student Learning Central

In recognition of School Library Month, BookMarks spoke to three school libraries to hear how they fare in today's digital world.

April 28, 2016

How Are School Libraries Adapting in a Digital Age?

According to a new report from the American Library Association, school libraries are even more important to student learning in a technological age.

March 18, 2016

Are the Kids All Right Without David Denby's 'Stuffy' 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?

June 06, 2014

Student Literacy in Washington Spotlighted in PEN/Faulkner Panel Discussion

A Washington Post book critic and three panelists discuss student literacy within the context of what it means to be the nation's most literate city.

April 18, 2014

Is Digital Technology Destroying Reading?

Digital reading may be making it difficult for readers to concentrate on and comprehend conventional books.

April 02, 2014

Teachers Offer Wealth of Ideas, Resources for National Poetry Month

April brings National Poetry Month. Here are some resources and classroom activities to explore poetry with your students.

February 12, 2014

Happy Darwin Day!

Celebrate Darwin Day with books, activities, and coverage from the Teaching Now blog.

September 27, 2013

Global Literacy Initiative Pledges Books for 10 Million Children

The Clinton Global Initiative plans to improve global literacy by providing books and digital resources to 10 million children worldwide by 2016.

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