In 2018, the Miami University Art Museum presented an original art exhibition based on children's picture books exploring African-American history and cultural identity.
During the past 25 years, the use of children’s literature as a context for teaching mathematical language has become a popular classroom practice and has been accompanied by an explosion in the number of children’s books that have been written specifically for such use.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is offering a free professional learning workshop on teaching economics and personal finance through children’s literature Oct. 19 at Drury Inn in Bowling Green.
Trying to add global literature to your classroom or lesson plans? Two resources from Primary Source guide teachers in adding multiple viewpoints through literature and stories to avoid the danger of “a single story” about cultures.
Murray State University will offer a course on teaching literature online during the 2015 spring semester. “ENG 602: Teaching Literature in Schools” can be applied toward a master’s degree or toward the 30-and-above requirement in an English or education degree. Dystopian literature is quite the fad right now, but should a teacher add this to the CCSS curriculum? This class looks [...]
Students can express their feelings about a favorite work of literature and win cash prizes in the Letters About Literature (LAL) essay contest. LAL is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12, who are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to the author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally. [...]
Young children are drawn to informational text, especially when the subject interests them.