The Academy of American Poets has launched a new multimedia feature in which students can watch videos of prominent poets reading from their work and then write letters to the authors in response.
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February 03, 2015
Go Set a Watchman, set 20 years after the events of To Kill a Mockingbird, will be released in July. But the circumstances are a drama of their own.
January 15, 2015
Modern vlog-style adaptations of classic novels may offer a new way to connect students with literature.
January 08, 2015
A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.
November 21, 2014
Raymond Almiran Montgomery, the publisher-turned-author of the popular Choose Your Own Adventure book series, passed away Nov. 9; he was 79 years old.
November 12, 2014
Following the release of new movie "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Google Play for Education to create a set of free math, science, and arts and literature lesson plans based on the film.
November 03, 2014
Colorado language arts teacher Alicia Urie defends her decision to teach The Outsiders, saying that good writing can make students cry, but they will be better for it.
July 30, 2014
A startup that combines cinema-style soundtracks with the texts of popular books claims to be "transforming reading the way sound transformed silent film."
July 08, 2014
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's classic novel, is available in downloadable e-book and audiobook forms for the first time.
July 02, 2014
After one month of powerhouse fundraising, the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter project ended Wednesday, breaking a Kickstarter record for number of contributors in the process.