Turning New Pages

If, like me, you count among the simple pleasures of life browsing the shelves of a brick and mortar bookstore, you were deeply disappointed to learn recently that the Borders chain is going out of business.  Here in Louisville, the loss of Borders is a...

A Summer Spent Making Literacy Memories

CTL staff member Barbara Myerson Katz asked in her June blog entry Memories of Summer Reading and Writing, “Do you have memories of summer reading and writing? How can educators and parents ensure that the children of the early 21st century have great memories of...

Never Too Cool for School

Several months ago I wrote an entry called Leading Out Loud. I spotlighted several important (and sometimes underestimated) ways teachers can walk as leaders in their day to day work. In that entry, I promised to revisit each of the recommendations, and so that is...