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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

Coming February 2017

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.

Wishing you a Happy Holiday and a joyful New Year.
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Great Books Connections

Fiction has significant role in social emotional learning

Researchers describe “theory of mind” as the ability to recognize mental states in others and understand that others have perspectives and desires that are different from one’s own. When classroom assignments develop students’ social emotional skills, they include fostering an ability to regulate one’s own emotions, often in an attempt
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Best Books of 2016 Staff Picks

Best Books of 2016 Staff Picks

As 2016 draws to a close, A few of The Great Books Foundation staff have chosen a favorite book that they read in 2016.

Peter Walton

Algorithms to Live By, by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths. I love heuristics as a means to
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Great Books Tampa Bay January Conference

catch-22-cover-003-103x150The nature and manifestations of “madness” will infect the minds of scores of Great Books enthusiasts when the Tampa Bay Great Books Council hosts its 12th Annual Conference at the Hilton St. Petersburg/Bayfront Hotel on January 28-29, 2017!

Under the Conference title, “It’s a Mad, Mad World!” attendees will discuss
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