Newsletter Archive

Nick's Picks

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

2020

  • April: Home Access, New Books, Celebrating Math, and Tomie dePaola
  • March: Women's History Month and a NEW Collection Analysis Tool
  • February: Book Award Bonanza, Author Interviews, Classic Stories Reimagined, and More
  • January: New Training Tools, Awesome Podcast, Amazing Booklist, Great Interviews, and more

2019

  • December: Top 10 Author Pronunciations, Transitioning from Illustrator to Writer, CSMCL Best of 2019, and Marc Tyler Nobleman
  • November: Speedy Scanning, Book-to-Movie Adaptations, Beginning of Best Books 2019, and "Thank You, Omu!"
  • October: Phones, Tablets, Halloween, Latinx Titles, and the Science of Magic
  • September: Little Women, Spies, Outstanding Science Trade Books, and Tochi Onyebuchi
  • August: The New TeachingBooks, Toni Morrison, Lee Bennett Hopkins, the Carter G. Woodson Award, and The Power of History
  • May: National Parks, Promoting Reading, Science Fiction, and Home
  • April: Inclusive Summer Reading List, Changing Preconceived Notions, Novelist Mark Oshiro, and more!
  • March: Generational Experiences of Immigration, Mongolian Falconry, and the Anna Dewdney Read Together Award
  • February: Awards 2019
  • January: STEM, WWI, Representation, and a New TeachingBooks Feature

2018

  • December: Facilitating Collaborative Book Discussions, Diving into History, and Notable Social Studies Trade Books
  • November: Connecting to the Books We Read
  • 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

TeachingBooks Update

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

2020

  • May: Timely Support and More
  • February: Have You Met? New Shelf Talkers are Available!
  • January: New TeachingBooks Overview Video

2019

  • December: Roster, Refresh, & Train
  • November: Setup, Roster, & Embed
  • October: Introducing the Instruct section
  • September: Redesigned and Enhanced Site
  • April: Promote Summer Reading
  • March: New Ways to Support All Readers
  • February: New Clever, ClassLink, and LTI integrations

2018

  • December: Customizable Lessons
  • October: Resources for Deep Conversations
  • 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