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Thank You Notes

Hooray! If you're reading this, give yourself a little pat on the back - you've made it to the end of November! It has certainly been a year for the history books, and we think that makes this…

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Teacher Toolbox

Nobody needs to tell us that teaching is a tough job. We all have our tried and true tools to work through the challenging situations. But a new idea or perspective is always welcome. There isn't…

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Native American Heritage Month

How do you incorporate Native American history into your curriculum? A history of the United States is certainly incomplete without discussion of the peoples who lived with, cultivated, and cared…

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Pull Up a Chair: New Stories!

Let's give a big, warm (virtual) welcome to Red Chair Press, the newest member of the Tales2go family! The first batch of books is already live in the library, so you can get into them right away.…

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Winter is Coming

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Some of our subscribers have already seen snow! Preparing for the winter semester is nothing new.…

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Virtual Bookshelf: Latinx Literature

This virtual bookshelf showcases some recent titles in Latinx Literature. For more, visit the Latinx History Subject Area in the browser-based player. Browse Spanish titles by choosing the Spanish…

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A New Kind of Homeroom

We had such a good response to our last post sharing ideas for remote and hybrid learning! This week we have some new ideas from parents. Learning at home can be a big adjustment, but we hope…

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Fiction and Empathy

Did you know that engaging with fictional stories is not only important, but also necessary work? Even seemingly silly stories with anthropomorphized characters aid students' emotional and social…

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Learn at Home Toolkit

This school year, it feels like we're learning to teach all over again. Whether you're a seasoned educator or a parent who never thought you'd be a classroom teacher, we can all use a little…

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Get Out the Vote

In honor of Women's Equality Day and the upcoming election, today we're taking a look at some of our latest suffrage and voting related titles. Women's Equality Day commemorates the 19th Amendment…

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