September 27th, 2016
Here are some of the conversations literacy leaders at my school are having around literacy.
September 22nd, 2016
Leslie Cornfeld was Chair and founding Director of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism & School Engagement.
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 20th, 2016
Dr. Tiffany Anderson on strategies for creating literacy-rich experiences for all students, especially those in high-poverty communities.
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 13th, 2016
Hedy Chang is one of the nation’s leading champions for increasing attendance as a lever for closing the achievement gap. We spoke to Chang to get her perspective on how... Read more
September 7th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Scholastic Education's Chief Academic Officer, will be speaking at the Literacy Leaders' Institute, presented by Scholastic and ASCD.
September 7th, 2016
Children across the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and India share much in common when it comes to the magic of reading.
September 2nd, 2016
Low-income children are now entering school with stronger reading and math skills.
August 31st, 2016
In coming weeks, we will be featuring posts from literacy leaders who will be speaking at the Literacy Leaders' Institute, presented by Scholastic and ASCD... Read more
August 29th, 2016
In high-income communities, books are common. However, in high-poverty communities, there was about one book for every 300 children. Hence, the term “book desert”—a vast area... Read more
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.
August 16th, 2016
There have been some terrific articles on books, reading and literacy recently. Among the topics covered are the benefits of reading aloud, how to motivate kids to read,... Read more
August 10th, 2016
I created a space where students had more access to books and were more motivated to talk about the books they were reading.
August 1st, 2016
Like any other muscle, your brain needs regular exercise—especially in the summer when school is out—to grow and develop.
July 29th, 2016
As a principal, you can shape teachers' theories of education by being an instructional leader who brings best practices to your 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 25th, 2016
We know that we must support the whole child as we set goals for our students’ academic success.
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 18th, 2016
I’m the first to admit I didn’t know what to expect from my first year as superintendent, but I have put together some reflections and lessons-learned from the last year.
July 13th, 2016
A rich and diverse classroom library offers students the choices needed to self-select books they can and want to read.