- Beginning tomorrow (June 16th), the Eighth Annual New York Times Summer Reading Contest is back! Tell your students aged 13-19 about it, and they might just be one of the weekly winners!
- Summer Reading is the best kind of reading! Here is NYPL's list for adults. The BPL has the same list, just with pretty covers! Here are a few more: Harper's Bazaar, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, The New York Times, and PBS.
- Are you a Big Picture kind of person? If so, check out The Condition of Education 2017.
- Looking for some high-test summer reading? Check out this list of 50 recommended books from recent TED Talkers.
- Another great resource perfect for ELL students & their teachers!
- This really cool nonprofit marries psychology and art, and helps train art and other teachers to teach students how to see things differently...
- Here is a great project that will help hone your students' visual literacy skills when they come back in September!
- A lot of documents are being written in the White House now, and a lot have been written there in the past! This database will help you sort through them!
- Want a daily list of free and almost-free things to do, see, and eat in NYC? Done.
- Love Spotify? Love free classic audiobooks? Click here to find how you can find the second inside of the first!
- Consider supplementing one of your courses next year with a free openly-licensed textbook.
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HAPPY SUMMER & HAPPY READING, EVERYONE!
Brooklynite. Librarian. Happy Reader!