Were you too busy wrapping up the school year in June and missed out on some news stories? Perhaps took an end of the year vacation? Maybe you just missed these headlines. Whatever the case here are 10 education stories from June you might want to catch up on.

tlsTeacher Learning Sessions

And the winners are… Ep 13 of the Book Love Foundation Podcast
Book Love Foundation Podcast wrapped up its first season with the 2016 grant winner announcement.



edtechEducation Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Basic Google Keep Tips Every Teacher Should Know
Whether you’re new to Google Keep or an existing user, these 10 tips are sure to capture your thoughts!






Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas with Children’s Books

Children’s books are a great way to teach hard concepts. Tom Wartenberg shares his experience using them with his undergraduate classes.


eschooleSchool News

The 7 Questions Every New Teacher Should be Able to Answer

eSchools New points out that teaching in the 21st century has changed and so have the interview questions.




KQED – MindShift

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

For teachers or librarians, this list has a lineup of 30 apps which are great for incorporating media into lessons.



heinemannMedium – Heinemann Publishing

These 18 Practices Are Proven Effective for Teaching Reading

Heinemann Publishing shares 18 practices which have been demonstrated as effective by reading researchers.


pbsPBS Newshour

In Southern Schools, Segregation and Inequality Aren’t Just History — They’re Reality

Maureen Costello discusses the Southern Poverty Law Center’s efforts with curriculum called Perspectives for a Diverse America.


katie martinKatie Martin

Moving Beyond the Digital vs. Print Reading Debate

Katie Martin poses three questions she feels will help us move beyond the print vs digital debate and ensure we are providing more options and access for students to become better readers, learners and thinkers.



KQED – MindShift

20 Books Featuring Diverse Characters to Inspire Connection and Empathy

We need diverse characters in our books, not just diverse books! Here’s a list of 20 to help diversify your classroom library.


ascdASCD—Educational Leadership

How to Be a Change Agent

ASCD published their summer edition of Educational Leadership. Explore topics on becoming a change agent in your classroom, school and more. Best of all—It’s FREE!


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