For Teachers Blogs @ NYPL

  • by Alexandra Gomez
    Nov 14, 2017
    A brief selection of holiday stories for children in various languages, including bilingual books to celebrate the end of the year holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
  • by Anne Rouyer
    Nov 8, 2017
    World War I is called "The Great War" but in America it could also be called "The Forgotten War." We started celebrating Veteran’s Day on November 11, 1919 as a way to commemorate the day that hostilities in World War I ended.
  • by Ariel Birdoff
    Sep 28, 2017
    With so many professional conferences and fan conventions each year, we thought it might be helpful to provide some tips and tricks for not only surviving the con, but getting the most out of it at the same time.
  • by Thomas Knowlton
    Sep 7, 2017
    New York Comic Con is teaming up with The New York Public Library to expand its Professional Day with exclusive programming, which will include panels, networking opportunities, and workshops.
  • by Chancey Fleet
    Jun 29, 2017
    In a world where Siri is happy to keep your calendar straight and Amazon Echo takes 24/7 requests for your favorite tunes, why not speak your mind to the blinking cursor in Microsoft Word?
  • by Shauntee Burns
    May 3, 2017
    The library is the place you can find the answers to any question, right?
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    Sep 22, 2016
    Here are some picture books that can help children appreciate and understand how people and families can be different, and, at the same time, share the same universal value: love.
  • by Meredith Mann
    Aug 22, 2016
    Besides the textbooks and school supplies, there are plenty of resources online to help you with your studies. Whether you’re practicing your reading skills, prepping for the science fair, beginning your first research paper, or lesson planning one of these activities, the New York Public Library’s databases are ready to support you in your learning.
  • by Shauntee Burns
    Mar 2, 2016
    March is Women’s History Month! Here are some databases that can help with your assignments and projects:
  • by Shauntee Burns
    Feb 9, 2016
    What is a Primary Source? A primary source is an original document or object that was created at the time of your study.
  • by Bridget McCormick
    Jan 20, 2016
    Take a look at these ideas for integrating specific tools, items and collections into lesson plans for students of various ages.
  • by Andrea Lipinski
    Jan 19, 2016
    The New York City Department of Education recently released a series of recommended reading lists for Pre-K through 12th grade that include books of all different genres, subjects, and formats. Our Teen Advisory Group checked out the 7th-12th grade reading lists, and wanted to highlight the titles they enjoyed the most!
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    Oct 20, 2015
    A step-by-step guide for creating your own elephant, courtesy of the staff at the Throg's Neck Library!
  • by Emily Drew
    Sep 25, 2015
    Teach students about Infectious Diseases in the context of Social Studies, Science and English Language Arts through nonfiction and other primary source material.
  • by Emily Drew
    Jun 26, 2015
    Why not use the summer to catch up on some Award-Winning Nonfiction?
  • by Andrea Lipinski
    Apr 14, 2015
    If I told you that we had diverse books at the library, what kinds of books do you think I mean? Would they have multicultural characters from different parts of the world? Who speak different languages? Who have different sexual orientations? Who have disabilities? YES to any or all of the above!
  • by Maura Muller
    Feb 19, 2015
    It seems that many of my favorite homeschooling blogs have been featuring “A Day in the Life” essays lately, and there have been a few nods to spending time at libraries, but no one mentions homeschooling exclusively using library materials. So, I will, because we do!
  • by Andrea Lipinski
    Jan 20, 2015
    Reading nonfiction books can open your eyes to different subjects and make you see them in a new light, and I’m not just saying that because I haven’t eaten a burger from McDonald’s since I read Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser. Reading nonfiction books can change your perspective in both small and profound ways.
  • by Amie Wright
    Sep 5, 2014
    From July 28-Aug 1 we welcomed our second group of teachers from NYC or our second annual Education Innovation @ NYPL Summer Institute.
  • by Andrea Lipinski
    Jul 11, 2014
    Books for kids and teens that tie into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) are all the rage nowadays. Here is a list of books for kids and teens that are related to those subjects but which you’ll find in some unexpected areas of the library -- fiction, graphic novels, and poetry!