WORLD BOOK BLOG


June 15, 2018

Jurassic World – Separating Fact from Fiction

On Friday, June 22, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the latest installment of the wildly popular Jurassic Park series of films, opens in wide release across the […]
June 1, 2018

Graduations

Graduation is a special rite of passage. The first graduations were held by European universities in the Middle Ages. Schools award graduates a diploma for successfully […]
May 25, 2018

First American Space Walk

Fifty-three years ago on June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward Higgins White II made history as the first American to leave his craft while in outer space. […]
May 18, 2018

Memorial Day: The Tuskegee Airmen

Each year, on the last Monday in May, the United States celebrates Memorial Day, a holiday that honors Americans who gave their lives for their country. […]
May 12, 2018

5 Study Tips for End-of-year Tests

Don’t cram. This is the best tip, and maybe the most obvious, but perhaps the hardest to put into practice. Instead of waiting until the end […]
May 11, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week—Day 5

This week we’ve been celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week, which was established by the National PTA in 1984. I asked my World Book colleagues what they appreciated […]
May 10, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week—Day 4

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Since 1984, the National PTA has set aside the first full week of May to honor teachers. I asked my World Book […]
May 9, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week—Day 3

We’re celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week this week! The National PTA established the first full week of May to honor teachers in 1984. I asked my World […]
May 8, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week—Day 2

Since 1984, the National PTA has been celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week during the first full week of May. But when we remember the teachers we’ve had, […]
May 7, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week—Day 1

Teacher Appreciation Week—the first full week of May—was established by the National PTA in 1984. I think we all appreciate the work teachers do. But when […]