A New York teacher who ordered his students copies of Frankenstein in protest of curricula changes that focus more on non-fiction reading has been removed from his classes and could lose his job.
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Salaam Reads, a Simon & Schuster imprint, will introduce children of all religious backgrounds to literature that shows Muslim life in a positive way.
February 05, 2016
A couple of the more interesting Black History Month resources created this year aren't explicitly packaged for classroom use, but contain a lot of potential lesson ideas.
January 28, 2016
The hit Kickstarter project is working to make good on its promise to teachers.
January 26, 2016
New Jersey 11-year-old Marley Dias is trying to collect 1,000 books that feature protagonists who are black girls.
October 08, 2015
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival rocked the literary world at the end of September with a bold announcement: Festival organizers are commissioning the translation of 39 Shakespearean plays into Modern English.
July 17, 2015
Harper Lee's newly released novel, the sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," complicates expectations but provides a goldmine of instructional opportunities for teachers.
February 24, 2015
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.
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.