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Paper or pixels? What’s best for the read-aloud? Increasingly, that’s the question both parents and teachers are asking as beloved picture books navigate to the screen....Read more
I heard the other day that October is National Field Trip Month. (It seems like they have a month dedicated to almost everything these days, doesn't it?) I thought it...Read more
A couple of months ago, I was scanning my Twitter feed and came across International Dot Day. I become curious: What is Dot Day? Will my middle school students want to...Read more
Here’s a question for all of you who are reading this (as well as for myself!): Are we really doing enough to...Read more
Empowering student voice. These words are so important to me that they have become a designated goal for the current school year. Each moment that students are able to...Read more
While some districts are struggling with 1:1 technology initiatives that aim to provide technology for every student, Lewisville Independent School District is forging...Read more
The new school year is off and running, and technology, as always, is on the minds of educators, leaders and news pundits as well. As WBUR's Tom Ashbrook points out: "At...Read more
Through the magnificent documentary “I AM ELEVEN,” I was recently reminded of how amazing being 11 years old can be.
On September 4, the doors of New York City's public schools swung open to a new crop of students—more than 1.1 million in all.
Because of Mayor Bill de Blasio's...Read more
Educators know very well the importance of having strong partnerships with parents, yet building these can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Scholastic...Read more
It's a new school year! How are you approaching the "productive struggle" of learning?
Consider the importance of expectations. When we expect a task to be easy, it...Read more
The experts at Scholastic Instructor magazine have curated a great list of "Back-to-School Reads" for the latest issue. The list includes books for kids in grades PreK-8...Read more
Great teachers take time at the beginning of the year to create classroom communities. Each new group of students brings with them divergent interests, abilities, cultures...Read more
As Teacher Week @ Scholastic comes to a close, NYC Chancellor Carmen Fariña leaves us with some valuable “C” words to consider during this school year.
As part of Teacher Week at Scholastic, Dr. Julie A.