In seventh grade, my school hosted something called the Pinelands Experience: a three-day camping trip for all students, where we were bussed out to a solitary campground...Read more
October means Halloween, and Halloween means creepy, spooky, scary… Goosebumps! In honor of the holiday, Goosebumps is celebrating ‘31 Days of Goosebumps’ on our...Read more
Carol Jago is an author of six books for teachers and has taught English in middle and high school for 32 years.
All month, Maya & Miguel will be on OOM weekly to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Last week: cooking with Abuela; today, we're making art with Miguel!
Barry Lyga is here to talk about National Comic Book Day!
As a child, reading never came easily to Jorvorskie Lane, but sports did. He exceled at athletics and was a star on his high school’s football team. Thinking football...Read more
We're excited to announce this morning that on October 29th at 1pm ET, global superstar Taylor Swift will be joining us for an up-close...Read more
Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books including 16 novels for children and young people. She recently wrote an essay for our Open...Read more
In 2010 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report that identified arsenic as a “major health concern” and called for urgent measures to reduce “human exposure to...Read more
It has been 225 years since the United States Constitution went into effect in 1789, and you can never have too many resources for teaching this essential...Read more
As seen in Education Week, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, elementary students who participated in music programs for two years...Read more
That is the catchphrase for 2014’s Library Card Sign Up Month campaign from the American Library Association, so today during my lunch break I signed up for a card at the...Read more
On this International Literacy Day, we're starting something new: a movement to help children become lifelong independent readers. We call it Open a World of Possible, and...Read more
...somewhere north of 300 million minutes. Impressive, right?