Nothing strikes fear in a golfer like a three-foot putt.
You'd think sinking a short putt like that wouldn't be too much trouble for most players. But that's just...Read more
I'm just beginning to wade through this multimedia package of stories, videos and photos from Ed Week on the state of Native American education in the U.S. today. But I'm...Read more
In college, I studied Shakespeare with a brilliant scholar named Edward Tayler. One of his most repeated phrases—"the Reader as Narcissus"—still echoes in my mind.
Check out this cool Year in Rap Student Contest from the New York Times' Learning Network. Students must be between 13 and 19 and have until January 7 to write a 12- to 16...Read more
A new book by Jeffrey Wilhelm and Michael Smith (available for purchase now via download, and in print in January) makes a powerful case for the importance of letting...Read more
In an article from Reading Today (full article available for members), San Diego State University professors Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey define close reading as...Read more
The Huffington Post's Joy Resmovits has a nice writeup on the recent PISA test results, which measure student achievement in 34 OECD countries.
She quotes Amanda...Read more
This week I had the chance to hear from educator and author Maddie Witter about how her recent book, Reading Without Limits, helps students become lifelong...Read more
An article that claims arts education is a "must-have" is a must-read for me.
In the classic Three Stooges sketch (yes, the Three Stooges had classics), the phrase “Niagara Falls” triggers Moe into a violent and comedic rage. (“Slowly I turned. Step...Read more
In celebration of national Family Involvement Week and as part of Scholastic’s ongoing commitment to comprehensive and effective family engagement, we’ll be highlighting a...Read more
Many states across the country have integrated financial literacy into school curriculum. This article describes some of the programs equipping Cincinnati teachers with...Read more
Last week my colleagues and I were in Tracy City, TN, for a Camp Discover “Family Reunion” event, where families enjoyed fun, literacy based activities that emphasized...Read more
Scholastic's David Dockterman has an interesting piece in today's ASCD Express about the need to shift students' perceptions of failure in the classroom.