Paul Tough’s new book surveys the best new evidence on how to overcome the effects of poverty.
Source: ‘Helping Children Succeed’ Starts At Birth; A Case For The Power Of Nurture : NPR Ed : NPR
Definitely lives up to its title, ” Making sense of Irrational Numbers,” but also opens a new portal for inquiry: What do numbers represent?
This summer, have your students make their reading meaningful by thoughtfully applying what they learn to areas of their life that matter to them.
Source: Turning Summer Reading Loss Into Learning Gain | Edutopia
From David Bowie’s 1984 to Firework by Katy Perry, art imitates art in this selection of literature-inspired songs
Source: 10 songs you didn’t know were inspired by literature | Children’s books | The Guardian
The biggest mistake most writers make is thinking they have nothing left to learn…
Source: What makes bad writing bad? | Books | The Guardian
AudiobookSYNC is a free summer audiobook program from AudioFile Magazine for teens 13+ that gives away two paired audiobook downloads a week.
Source: Free audiobooks for teens | AudiobookSYNC | AudioFile Magazine
Audiobooks are just what teens need to combat the summer slide. Teacher librarian Phil Goerner shares the top free resources to offer over the break.
Source: Audiobooks and the Summer Reading Push | Tech Tidbits | School Library Journal
A new study looks at everyday skills, and finds that, when it comes to math, the U.S. is below average. And in computer skills, Americans are dreadful.
Source: America’s High School Graduates Look Like Other Countries’ High School Dropouts : NPR Ed : NPR