The report explores the views of teachers and principals on the importance of reading, independent reading in school, the home-to-school connection, & summer reading...
Students maintained or increased their reading levels over the summer and the program had an overall positive impact on students’ reading habits and attitudes.
With a diverse collection of books that support SEL and social justice, we can create empathetic and empowered educational advocates in the next generation.
If we recast conventions as craft elements—tools that allow writers to add clarity and interest to their work—children can make writing sizzle
The month of April is Autism Awareness Month and School Library Month. It's also time to pre-register for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge
These questions should become the yardstick by which we measure what we display around the school, send home to families, or post on the school website and on social media...
The really great, meaty questions will not only lead you to a better understanding of a student’s ability, they will inspire critical thinking and creativity.
The purpose of We Read Big is to begin a discussion around literacy and to inculcate a love of literature.
It is not enough simply to have books—the collection must be diverse in genre, subject, and reading level, meeting the individual needs of all students.
Third grade is a critical year for students wherein reaching certain benchmarks of literacy achievement is a must.
Many qualified children are overlooked for gifted programming.
Create strong partnerships by using multiple methods that are two-way and reach every family in your school.
Be focused about your teaching objective and work to build confidence in developing young writers by building skills one-smart-step at a time.
Reading aloud can make a significant impact on the literacy achievement of all children, even those who are already independent readers.
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.”
The critical-thinking skills kids develop in school can help them become thoughtful, curious, and media-literate individuals.
Join us as we celebrate the power of reading aloud on World Read Aloud Day this February 16, 2017.
Todd Burleson of Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, IL, was named School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year in August 2016.
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...Read more
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.