Schools have a responsibility to instill a growth mindset in students, says positive-psychology expert Caroline Adams Miller.
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Early-childhood education often neglects the importance of play. Educator and author Erika Christakis explains why we need to rethink the purpose of preschool.
January 25, 2017
After principal Nadia Lopez founded Mott Hall Bridges Academy in New York City, her commitment to her students' success earned national recognition from then-President Barack Obama. What did the experience teach her?
November 02, 2016
The negative effects of school bullying can last long after childhood, says professor and author Ellen Walser deLara.
February 27, 2013
New and recent books releases for K-12 educators tackle questions of student rights, social responsibility, and ethics both in and out of the classroom.
February 01, 2013
Thanks to self-publishing, community partnerships, and national media organizations' literacy advocacy, many avenues are now open for student writers to publish books.
June 05, 2012
BookMarks interviews Haley Kilpatrick, author of The Drama Years: Real Girls Talk About Surviving Middle School--Bullies, Brands, Body Image, and More (Free Press, 2012), which she wrote with journalist Whitney Joiner.
April 20, 2012
This week's Friday Update covers a new public service announcement on the importance of reading, a call for nominations for a book award, e-books, and a publisher's name change.
March 23, 2012
Rivers and Barnett argue against what they term "toxic" gender stereotypes in their new book, The Truth About Girls and Boys (2011).