October 20th, 2016
Today, on Scholastic's birthday, we thank you.
October 18th, 2016
The results of the 2016 Scholastic News® Student Vote are in. Democrat Hillary Clinton has been declared the winner.
October 13th, 2016
What I really heard was, “Ms. Martin, I just haven’t found the right book yet, please help me!”
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.
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
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.
October 4th, 2016
To spark students' thinking, we read humorous titles, nonfiction texts, and stories with complex themes and ideas.
October 3rd, 2016
Here are my favorite quick and efficient tips to “learn more,” without stepping into a classroom, workshop, or meeting.
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?”
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.
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
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
September 15th, 2016
Differentiated instruction is matching instruction to the different needs of learners in a given classroom.
September 7th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Scholastic Education's Chief Academic Officer, will be speaking at the Literacy Leaders' Institute, presented by Scholastic and ASCD.
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... Read more
August 23rd, 2016
I'm recommending five commitments we can all make, as teachers, families and administrators.
August 19th, 2016
Research is clear about the benefits of independent reading of self-selected books in elementary, middle, and high school.
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.
July 20th, 2016
It can be a challenge to find just the right balance between letting go of routines and responsibilities, and being able to truly embrace the lack of structure.
July 13th, 2016
A rich and diverse classroom library offers students the choices needed to self-select books they can and want to read.
July 7th, 2016
Today we have a guest post from Barbara Boroson, author of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom, How to Reach and Teach... Read more
July 6th, 2016
I knew I wanted to do something that would be fun for my class, use the reading, writing, and research skills we’d learned during the year, and involve our community.
June 30th, 2016
Using short informational texts can be a powerful instructional tool, but it’s not always clear exactly why we should use them…or how!
June 22nd, 2016
When it comes to small group instruction, you need successful systems out of your groups for things to work in your groups.
June 13th, 2016
I’m fortunate to be in a book club with a group of longtime friends, many of whom are retired teachers. On my drive home the other night, I was brimming with energy after... Read more