July 31, 2014

New York Times Contest Lures Students into Reading Nonfiction

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Trying to entice students to read more nonfiction this summer? A new contest aims to do just that and gives 13 to 25 year olds a chance to have their work published on the Times website.

The End of Nonfiction: Common Core standards force us to rethink categorization

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Reference is dead, and traditional notions of fiction and nonfiction may be obsolete, too. The Common Core Standards has Christopher Harris reconsidering how library resources are presented to students.