Bound to Stay Bound is here to support educators, parents, students, and our community in any way we can. Librarians and teachers are experiencing the challenging task of converting resources to adapt to remote learning situations, and we would like to assist in making this transition easier. Our resources specialist team has worked diligently to compile a list of academic resources for students while they learn from home.
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AASL would like to thank you for your continued support of school librarians during these challenging times.
We know that many of you are offering complimentary services and resources to school librarians and school libraries to help fill gaps with school closings. AASL is creating a clearing house of those no-cost/free resources being offered by our vendor partners. If you are offering special access to resources and would like to share with school librarians, please fill out this form.
Giving teachers and families the tools and tips they need to help keep students learning.
More than ever before, the world is searching for ‘how do teachers do it.’ Whether in a classroom or at home, we are grateful to everyone helping to keep students learning.
To teachers everywhere, thank you for all that you do.
We will make the digital magazine available to everyone regardless of whether you subscribe starting with the current issue (March 16, 2020).
Everyone can now access the digital edition of PW from www.digitalpw.com or from the PW app on iOS and Android.
The Center for Children’s Books at the School of Information Sciences is a research center with additional interests in education and service. Our mission is to facilitate the creation and dissemination of exemplary and progressive research and scholarship related to youth-focused resources, literature, and librarianship.
The BiblioFiles, our illuminating interviews with children’s book authors! Listen to what the authors have to say!
Webcasts and transcripts of the program are available in our audio archive. The interviews are also available as podcasts.
Microsoft Family Learning Center
Engage your family for an hour or more with these safe and simple, family-led learning experiences for ages 3 to 12. This collection of free activities, curated out of educational resources from around the world, encourages families to Learn, Do and Share. Enjoy some time together! You’re doing great!
Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars for educators feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom. All webinars are free of charge.
Explore the Museum’s library of past distance learning programs, now available to view on demand. Programs are easily sorted by category to find the best clip or full video to enhance your curriculum. YouTube Channel
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Project READY is a series of free, online professional development modules for school and public youth services librarians, library administrators, and others interested in improving their knowledge about race and racism, racial equity, and culturally sustaining pedagogy. The primary focus of the Project READY curriculum is on improving relationships with, services to, and resources for youth of color and Native youth.
A Book & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition, with seamless connections for your students and families to all of the materials from both TeachingBooks and Book Connections .
Everyone can now bring to life the books they are reading, with 172,000+ videos, audio recordings, activities, and lessons to enrich your community’s virtual learning.
These resources enable readers to stay connected to favorite books during this unprecedented time.
Virtual Virginia will offer 81 online resources in all subject areas at no cost for teachers and students to use in online delivery via the Virtual Virginia LMS. The resources contain fully developed lessons aligned to state and national standards, videos, interactive applications, and assignments. Teachers using the resources will have access to free training and ongoing support through a professional learning network of Virginia educators.