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NEW Great Books Plus Digital Solution

Turn your classroom into an interactive, multimedia learning environment!

Great Books Plus is a new digital solution that supports student learning and engagement with Junior Great Books while offering classroom management tools and analytics. Enjoy all the features and benefits of Great Books programs, plus so much more!

NEW Junior Great Books K–1 Program

We’re proud to announce the forthcoming release of a new interactive read-aloud program for kindergarten and first grade! Download the Sneak Preview so you can see firsthand how this balanced literacy program will teach your students to listen, wonder, and share.

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Great Books Connections

A Roundtable Discussion on Illinois Public Education

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Evenings@65West, in partnership with Illinois Humanities and The Great Books Foundation, mark the culmination of the year-long, statewide series, “Continuing Ed.” with a roundtable discussion featuring a panel of elected officials, journalists, nonprofit leaders, students, and educators, using a short text by former University of Chicago President Robert Maynard Hutchins
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The Four Steps to Making Poetry Discussions Accessible for Every Student

For students of all ages, discussing poetry can sometimes seem intimidating. Poetry often comes off as more abstract than prose, and students tend to get the impression that it will be more complicated than other types of literature. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. This poetry month
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