February 23rd, 2017
Be focused about your teaching objective and work to build confidence in developing young writers by building skills one-smart-step-at-a-time.
February 21st, 2017
Reading aloud can make a significant impact on the literacy achievement of all children, even those who are already independent readers.
February 16th, 2017
Define family engagement, so there is a consistent understanding among all staff—from educators to security and maintenance—of what it means to be “engaged.”
February 13th, 2017
The critical-thinking skills kids develop in school can help them become thoughtful, curious, and media-literate individuals.
February 9th, 2017
Join us as we celebrate the power of reading aloud on World Read Aloud Day this February 16, 2017.
February 6th, 2017
We needed to take on a 3:1 approach for every child, focused on social/emotional supports, academic behavioral supports, and access to opportunities (with mentoring) supports.
January 31st, 2017
The Kids & Family Reading Report helps us understand how we as adults can support children as they first learn to read, and then love to read.
January 25th, 2017
Todd Burleson of Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, IL, was named School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year in August 2016.
January 19th, 2017
My sixth graders announced to me that I had to call the word work we were doing magic. “It’s MAGIC, Ms. Zinke! No, really, you have to call it that!”
January 18th, 2017
Successful independent reading practices are not supplemental; rather, they are integrated into all literacy instruction and every classroom and home environment.
January 17th, 2017
While the path to effective family engagement will look a bit different for every school, below are five action steps that schools can employ to engage families and support... Read more
January 11th, 2017
This child received the resources and actions he needed to be successful. Other children were given the same opportunity, but did not need it like he did.
January 9th, 2017
Effective family & community engagement can be grouped into 4 key areas: welcoming, communication, information, and participation.
January 4th, 2017
The school library is often a refuge for students, a safe space where students are comfortable and free to be themselves.
December 29th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Education, predicts the top education stories in 2017.
December 29th, 2016
Here are our picks for the five most salient education stories of the past year.
December 22nd, 2016
You can motivate and engage teachers by having them learn during faculty meetings in ways that you want their students to learn.
December 20th, 2016
What is it that the children carry with them that is not visible, but all the same, impacts who they are and how they learn?
December 14th, 2016
What do you want to read more about on EDU? I invite you to take an edu@scholastic reader survey, and enter to win a giveaway!
December 8th, 2016
To support students in small group instruction, teachers must have real-time data that relates to fluency, decoding, and comprehension.
December 5th, 2016
The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative started with a simple dream: to support the whole child, every child.
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.
November 22nd, 2016
Through our partnership with public libraries, we’ve been able to develop library programs that did not exist before, and which bring stability to the lives of children and... Read more
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.
November 17th, 2016
Building Capacity has been a hot topic in education of late, but what does it mean to build an educator’s capacity?