- American History + Animation + Creativity = DPLA's GIF it Up contest that you and your students can enter. See above for one of last year's winners!
- Join us for our first BPCS Reads! event of the year! We'll be reading and then discussing Teddy Roosevelt's very favorite book on October 18th @ 6:30 in the Library. The books arrived yesterday, so come get your copy!
- In the shadow of last night's debate, here's a source you can use to search the entire debate by keyword and then view those clips.
- Make a commitment to check out this ever-changing site on a regular basis. It's a gateway to millions of objects pulled from more than 1,000 cultural institutions and archives.
- Scholastic's Art & Writing Awards opened for submissions on September 14th. These awards are almost 100 years old, and count Sylvia Plath, Andy Warhol, Lena Dunham, Robert Redford, and Ken Burns among their past winners. Check out the guidelines & deadlines and pass on the word to your students!
- Want help teaching poetry? Poets.org just created "teach this poem" which delivers a new poem to you each week, complete with teaching resources and activities.
- Those folks at the Smithsonian never stop sharing great free resources! Check out their newest project, specially designed for teachers and students.
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