Librarians are used to finding books someone is looking for, but here is a chance to really be cool! This search tool, Midomi, will help you find music either by singing with your voice or searching on your keyboard. Cool, huh?
I just heard about this program offered through Vanderbilt University for travel to Mexico this summer. Eligible teachers include those who teach social studies, Spanish and ELL. While the program is not fully funded, most of the program expenses are paid for. If you are interested, please link here. The website is onLook under Summer… Read More Mexico Summer Program for Teachers
The F.I.L.M. Project (Finding Inspiration in Literature & Movies), a collaboration between the National Collaboration for Youth (NCY) and Heartland Truly Moving Pictures, is pleased to announce a book give-a-way! Executive Books (www.executivebooks.com) has generously donated 10,000 copies of the book, The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall, to the F.I.L.M. project to be distributed to… Read More A GIFT!!
Interesting podcast over on NPR.com about Black artists who are develop a variety of themes in graphic novels. Historic themes and biographies seem to be what most of the artists are developing for adult audiences. It is interesting to hear how this genre is developing in the black community. Will my students read it? Don’t… Read More Diversity in Graphic Novels