Bookmarks covers new releases and trends in the K-12 education-publishing arena. Educators and policy experts round out the blog with their periodic book reviews. (BookMarks ceased publishing in November 2017.)
Teaching No More Easy A's: Classroom Can Be a Breeding Ground for Grit (Q&A)
Schools have a responsibility to instill a growth mindset in students, says positive-psychology expert Caroline Adams Miller.
Teacher Preparation Teachers, Here's How You Can Find Your Political Voice (Book Review)
Former Education Week blogger Marilyn Anderson Rhames begins a series of reviews on the books that have changed her life as an educator. First up, advice for teachers on how to be more politically involved from author Celine Coggins.
Reading & Literacy EdWeek Readers Name Their Favorite Books of the Summer
For the second year in a row, readers of Education Week share the best books they've read this summer in response to a Twitter poll.
Student Achievement Here's What Our Opinion Bloggers Are Reading This Summer
Education Week opinion bloggers share their favorite summer reading recommendations for the second year in a row.
Education Q&A With Peggy Orenstein: Sex Education Isn't Working for Girls
Journalist Peggy Orenstein says parents and schools need to speak more openly with youths, especially young women, about sex.
Equity & Diversity What Children's Book Influenced You the Most? Authors' and Educators' Picks
At the Annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Walter Mosley, Jacqueline Woodson, and others told us which books they loved as kids and why.
Teaching How to Build a School From Scratch: One Principal's Story
After principal Nadia Lopez founded Mott Hall Bridges Academy in New York City, her commitment to her students' success earned national recognition from then-President Barack Obama. What did the experience teach her?
Reading & Literacy Education Week Short Story Contest Winner: 'Twenty-Six'
Read the winner of Education Week's short story contest. Educators and students submitted their best fiction in November in honor of National Novel Writing Month.
Education Q&A With Joseph Gauld: Why Character Education Matters
Although Joseph Gauld has been an advocate of character education for decades, recent changes in K-12 federal policy may put a spotlight on his ideas.
Reading & Literacy NaNoWriMo: Enter Education Week's Short Story Contest
Submit to Education Week's short story contest in honor of National Novel Writing Month.