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TeachingBooks Update

The inside scoop for maximizing TeachingBooks use—with helpful hints, new features, and strategies for encouraging others to implement and enjoy.

2018

  • September: Setting Up TeachingBooks for Success
  • May: Keep in touch
  • April: Dive Into Summer Reading
  • February: New year - new features and big moves

2017

  • November: Making the most of your license
  • September: Turbulent times
  • July: Exciting Updates for Your Fall Activities
  • May: Summer Reading Cut and Paste
  • March: Books and Authors Everyday
  • February: New Support Videos

2016

  • November: Setting Up TeachingBooks for Success
  • September: Proof You Boost Student Literacy
  • August: Announcing Enhanced Educator Login
  • July: Put Us to Work for You!
  • June: Updates to Educator Login
  • May: Enhance Summer Reading Programs
  • March: Announcing an Updated Home Page
  • January: Three Professional Development Tips to Encourage Use

2015

  • December: PD Team Recommendations to Use with Students
  • October: New Collaboration Tools
  • September: New Release!
  • August: Integrate TeachingBooks.net into Your Existing Technology
  • July: New statistics report and site updates
  • May: Schedule Professional Development
  • April: Tour TeachingBooks' Newest Features
  • March: Summer Reading Slump to Sparkle
  • February: Build Your Professional Portfolio
  • January: New Year, New Opportunities

Nick's Picks

Exciting resources to enrich and deepen the connection to the books and authors your students read.

2018

  • October: Mathical Book Award, Amazing Writers on Writing, and Enhanced Access Points for TeachingBooks
  • September: Interactive Tutorial, Injustices to Action, Illustrating Like a Photographer, 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
  • August: Pronouncing Authors' Names, Writing to Create Readers, Envisioning Fantasy Worlds, Depicting Ethnicity
  • June: Our staff, LGBTQ characters, global history, and multicultural books to read with children
  • May: New movie with David Wiesner, Making good choices, Developing artists, and Children's Africana Book Award
  • April: Summer Reading, Researching Judy Moody, Identity in Graphic Novels, and STEM Picture Books
  • March: 2018 Book Awards, Women Spies, Art and Story and Women's History Month
  • February: New overview, talking animals, family stories, finding your voice and award winners
  • January: CSK Book Awards, Muslim Kids as Heroes, Wilderness Adventures, and Cuban Culture

2017

  • December: Enriching evaluation and award-winning Jasons
  • November: Qualitative Measures, Language, and Discoveries
  • September: Current Events, TeachingBooks.net Widgets, Writing Insights on Forgotten and Living History
  • August: Instructional Resources, Writing Insights, and Cross-Cultural Experiences
  • July: Oldies and Goodies
  • June: Social Media, Being a Scribe, Poetry, and Summer Reading
  • May: Objects of Inspiration, Summer Reading, and Justice Discussions
  • April: Arab American Heritage Month and the Process of Writing
  • March: Sorting and Women's History Month
  • February: Award Winners, Pulp Painting, and Black History Month
  • January: Exceptional Nonfiction and Author Grace Lin

2016

  • December: Storytelling, Peace, and Who Was...?
  • November: #TrueFriends, Running, and Conflict Resolution
  • October: Hats, Point of View, and Multicultural Books
  • September: Delight, Legends, Bilingualism, Banned Books
  • August: Asian American Protagonists, Writing Prompts, and School Stories
  • June: Historical Research, Striving for Dreams, and the Summer Olympics
  • May: Historical Nonfiction, Mental Health, and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • April: Historical Fiction, Poetry
  • March: Playful Books, Inspired Collage, and Feminist Titles
  • February: Award Winners, Artistic Freedom, and Magic
  • January: Exciting Book Awards and Typhoid Mary

2015

  • December: Gantos memoirs, new award winners, and research on a folktale
  • November: Scaredy Squirrel's Author, Steve Sheinkin, and Fiction with Nonfiction
  • October: Literacy Tools, Tomie dePaola, and National Award Features
  • September: Resources for Back-to-School
  • August: Graphic Novels Galore
  • June: Summer reading, 'Counting by 7s,' and Cece Bell
  • May: Jazzy Art, Youth Resistance, and New Strategies Video
  • April: Black history, cross-cultural communication, El Día, and primary sources
  • March: Balance Literacy, Leveled Text Sets, Memoirs, and Sharks
  • February: Award Winners, Artistic Inspiration, and Historical Nonfiction
  • January: Literacy Connections, Stepparents, Integration, and Nonfiction Award-winners
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