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Hegel, Claudette – Library Media Connection, 2007
Hearing some fun facts about books and authors can bring books to life and help ignite students' interest in books and reading. Because most elementary school media centers and public libraries have many of the Newbery Medal books, students will have a better chance of finding books they decide they want to read once they hear about them. Reading…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Authors, Awards, Library Services
Polshek, Jenny; Hirsch, Peter – 1999
This book is a programming resource guide that uses the appeal and popularity of the "Arthur" Public Broadcasting System program characters Arthur, his sister D.W., and their family and friends to encourage children to come to the library, learn about its resources, discover new books and authors, and feel comfortable using all the…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Early Childhood Education, Extracurricular Activities, Learning Activities
McGowan, Meredith; And Others – 1994
Because diversity is a fact of life in our rapidly changing, complex, and interdependent world, appreciating diversity is essential. This resource goes beyond teaching tolerance and understanding of diversity. It gives educators the tools for teaching children to value the differences between people. Using literature as a springboard, educators…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Cultural Activities
Cramer, Mary McCart – 1985
This document was developed as part of a Research and Innovation Project by a Department of Defense Dependents School (DoDDS) Media Task Group in West Germany. Designed to provide a ready reference for noncertified personnel working in small school media centers, the monthly calendars (August through June) are intended to encourage an active…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Dependents Schools, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education