On this page, you will find resources and ideas that you may find useful in your teaching.
Teaching Tips and Ideas
Horn Book publishes a free online newsletter and is now implementing one specifically devoted to nonfiction. Here is the link:
This is a great resource for both you and your students, so that they can keep up with new books.
Thanks to Sarah Lushia for sending us this link to a treasure trove of online resources of children’s literature:
Here are some great websites:
This blog looks as though it has been abandoned, but it has some great ideas and suggestions for working with picturebooks.
This site offers a great glossary, as well as descriptions and examples of artistic techniques and media. It also tons of links to author/illustration sites. I also quite enjoyed the manifesto.
These two sites were created by Kay Vandergrift at Rutgers. Her resources are fabulous.
Here is the link to an archive of over 3000 out of print children’s books that might be useful for your research and teaching:
It also includes links to other online resources such as the International Children’s Digital Library and the Baldwin’s Digital Collections.
Many of us teach works by Maurice Sendak in our classes, while still others find that his influence is felt in other ways. Here are a few ideas and testimonies to the importance of his work in our teaching…