Each month we send a newsletter with recent articles that I find informative as well as some updates about our Beanstack service. Here are my curated selections for August:
- Eat up! 5 Public Libraries’ Successful Summer Meals Programs: Libraries around the country hosted summer meal programs this year. Learn more about their secrets to success. (Full disclosure: I wrote this one!)
- What the Media Got Wrong About the Sesame Street Education Study: The authors of the now well-known study explain what it really showed.
- 5 Critical Skills to Empower Kids in a Digital Age: An expert's perspective on the five foundational skills we should be teaching kids in school -- and at the LIBRARY!
- Bedtime Stories for Young Brains: Learn more about the part of the brain that is activated in young kids who are read to often.
- What Do Americans Really Think About Education Policy? For those in the US, this is a particularly interesting article about where families stand on Common Core.