Gifts for the Season

At this time of the year, we are fortunate enough to have many “best books” lists launching, precious gifts for those who work in literacy professions.  NCBLA’s gift to you this season is a compilation of such listings, along with access routes! 2018 Best Books – Publishers’ Weekly – listings divided into picture books, middle grade, … Continued

Disconnect Between Need and Delivery

In the recent “What’s Hot” report from the International Literacy Association, in which 2,097 respondents from 91 countries and territories were surveyed, an apparent disconnect was seen between what is needed for effective literacy instruction versus the reality of present instructional delivery.  Professionals believed early literacy and strategies for differentiation were both “hot” and important, indicating equally … Continued