Goggles_cover-220Book Activities & More

A gritty adventure about dealing with bullies, Goggles! is a smart reading choice for October, National Bullying Prevention Month. We have great links for discussion and action, and cool crafts, dogs and goggles galore.
Plus: Play Off the Wall, a game inspired by Goggles! Shoot some balls with Peter, Archie and Willie, and make them all disappear.

 


Roma_220Bookmaking & the Common Core

What makes the EJK Bookmaking Competition a successful city-wide program makes it an ideal vehicle for teaching the Common Core: It reaches each child at his or her own level, and builds skills across a wide range of abilities. Find out all the ways that bookmaking serves the new standards.

 


NYHS_220Bookmaking Bonus

NYC teachers, sign up for a free workshop and lunch at the New-York Historical Society, hosted in partnership with the EJK Foundation and the NYC Department of Education. The event, “Lunch & Learn: Creating History-Inspired Books Using Primary Sources” will explore “the process for bringing the past to life through storytelling.”
Where & when: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, Manhattan; October 22, 12-3 p.m. For more information: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

 


SF_boysCheering On the Competition

We can’t believe the West Coast edition of the EJK Bookmaking Competition is kicking off its third season! And we can hardly wait for the awards, which will take place in March at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, in San Francisco. In the meantime, the museum has released a wonderful short video about the Competition. Please watch it with us!