All too often, students approach research by typing their topic into Google and using the first results that appear. They need explicit instruction to help them evaluate...Read more
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Tomorrow, Thursday, April 24, 2014, is Poem in Your Pocket Day! Carry a poem in your pocket to share with your friends, family, classmates, and colleagues...Read more
The field of adult education was born in 1926 when Eduard Lindeman published The Meaning of Adult Education. Educators started to wonder how adults might learn...Read more
Last week, Laura Robb, Scholastic educational consultant and author of Unlocking Complex Texts, and
Each minute in the classroom is precious. Whether you teach Kindergarten or Grade 12, the school year only has so many instructional days. You have limited time and...Read more
Three inspiring educators joined us for a Google+ Hangout last night focused on summer reading and stopping the summer slide.
Moderated by Pam Allyn, co-founder of...Read more
Last week, Diana Leddy and Joey Hawkins of the Vermont Writing Collaborative spent a day discussing text-based writing with Scholastic editors. They recommend a six-step...Read more
The International Reading Association (IRA) held a fantastic Twitter chat last week on the topic of stopping the summer slide.
Below is a list of go-to links and...Read more
As calls for universal preschool continue around the country, so do debates about its efficacy. Even New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledges that the additional 21...Read more
We have all heard it: Engaging families can lead to positive effects on student success. What has been missing is information on HOW to engage families, and with what...Read more
Phil Daro, who served on the writing team for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, opened his NCSM session, Stepping Stones, with this quote:
As educators and non-educators all work to understand the Common Core, the use of social media can play a significant role. In this BuzzFeed Community piece, Chris...Read more
Scholastic is committed to educating children and ensuring a safe environment in which they learn. Just last year Scholastic surpassed its company-wide goal of...Read more