Teaching

The Super Social Library

Laura Gardner  November 30th, 2016 
The library offers a unique opportunity to extend the classroom into students’ homes and devices, and a great way to accomplish this is through social media.

Sharing Immigration Stories at Thanksgiving

Leticia Guzman ...  November 21st, 2016 
I see it as my responsibility to ensure that every single student, no matter what country they come from or what language they speak, has access to a quality education.

Teacher & Principal School Report: Barriers to Equity in Education

Greg Worrell  November 16th, 2016 
Greg Worrell, President, Scholastic Education, joins edu@scholastic to discuss research findings around barriers to equity in education from the Teacher & Principal... Read more

Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education

Richard Robinson  November 15th, 2016 
The Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education, a national survey of teachers and principals will be released on November 16.

See you at NCTE!

Julia Graeper  November 14th, 2016 
We'll be at NCTE, of course, and are excited to talk with educators from across the country about literacy and learning!

Student-Led Discussions Develop 21st-Century Learning Skills

Laura Robb  November 11th, 2016 
For students to develop the 21st-century skills that prepare them for further education and a job market that requires strong literacy, they need the 4Cs: collaboration,... Read more

What I'm Reading—Jeff Wilhelm

Jeffrey D. Wilhelm  November 9th, 2016 

Jeffrey Wilhelm's book Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want and Why We Should Let Them (co-authored with Michael W. Smith) has been awarded...

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Thank you for focusing on reading, reasoning and clear thinking

Richard Robinson  October 20th, 2016 
Today, on Scholastic's birthday, we thank you.

Students Vote for Their Future

Suzanne McCabe  October 18th, 2016 
The results of the 2016 Scholastic News® Student Vote are in. Democrat Hillary Clinton has been declared the winner.

My Mission Moment

Jackie Martin  October 13th, 2016 
What I really heard was, “Ms. Martin, I just haven’t found the right book yet, please help me!”

Let's Talk Word Sorts

Janiel Wagstaff  October 10th, 2016 
Let’s talk word sorts. If you’re using them in your classroom, you already LOVE them. But, of course, sometimes problems arise.

Students Vote—Then and Now

Suzanne McCabe  October 7th, 2016 
Young readers still have the opportunity to make their voices heard. By participating in the Scholastic Student Vote, they can get a taste of what it means to live in a... Read more

Celebrating Teachers on World Teacher's Day

Julia Graeper  October 5th, 2016 
Today is World Teacher's Day! Today we celebrate the hard work, innovation and passion that our teachers bring to the classroom every day.

What I'm Reading—Maria Walther

Maria Walther  October 4th, 2016 
To spark students' thinking, we read humorous titles, nonfiction texts, and stories with complex themes and ideas.

Being Accountable for Our Own Learning: Seeking Out Professional Development

Allison Tallman  October 3rd, 2016 
Here are my favorite quick and efficient tips to “learn more,” without stepping into a classroom, workshop, or meeting.

Anything Can Be a Game

Allison Tallman  September 28th, 2016 
When I sit down to plan daily lessons and think about the activities in which students participate, I frequently ask myself, “How can these be games?”

Guided Reading—Making It Work Right Away

Allison Tallman  September 21st, 2016 
There is a multitude of specific systems that need to be in place to successfully implement guided reading instruction starting from the beginning of the school year.

Guided Reading: Part 2, Benefits of Small Group Instruction

Shari Carter  September 16th, 2016 
There are great benefits to students who are given the opportunity to have differentiated, teacher-led instruction in a small group setting

How to Teach Civics and not Get Lost in the Circus

Julia Graeper  September 16th, 2016 
Earlier this week, Elliot Rebhun, Editor-in-Chief of Scholastic Classroom Magazines, was featured on the Washington Post's "Answer Sheet" column

Guided Reading: Part 1, Getting Set Up

Shari Carter  September 15th, 2016 
Differentiated instruction is matching instruction to the different needs of learners in a given classroom.

How to Implement a Sustainable Comprehensive Literacy Program

Michael Haggen  September 7th, 2016 

Michael Haggen, Scholastic Education's Chief Academic Officer, will be speaking at the Literacy Leaders' Institute, presented by Scholastic and ASCD.

Nell Duke on Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

Julia Graeper  August 24th, 2016 

Author Nell K. Duke, Ed.D. (Information in Action), recently wrote a post for Edutopia all about how to help elementary students evaluate online sources as they conduct...

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Five Super Reader Commitments to Make the School Year Unforgettable

Pam Allyn  August 23rd, 2016 
I'm recommending five commitments we can all make, as teachers, families and administrators.

Independent Reading: A Reading Achievement Game-Changer

Laura Robb  August 19th, 2016 
Research is clear about the benefits of independent reading of self-selected books in elementary, middle, and high school.

Teacher Training Programs: How Can We Really Be Prepared?

Allison Tallman  July 27th, 2016 
Teachers should leave their programs with a toolbox of strategies that work and activities to try on the first day of school.

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