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.
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 21st, 2016
Tigers Read! partners the nationally recognized Clemson University Football team’s head coach Dabo Swinney and his All in Team Foundation, Scholastic, and the CUTC in an... Read more
June 17th, 2016
The superintendent position of any school district is an important role that all employees and students of the school system rely on, as well as the community as a whole.... Read more
June 16th, 2016
How the biggest show on Broadway teamed with two nonprofits to immerse high school students in American history—and challenge them to create their own performances.
June 14th, 2016
Effective family engagement is best achieved through a balanced and reciprocal partnership among schools, families and the community.
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
June 9th, 2016
We’re especially proud of our new approach to video, which we’re calling the Video Read-Aloud. We see it as a real game-changer for instruction.
June 1st, 2016
Let’s face it—finding enough time to teach science and social studies can be a challenge. For example, as a first grade teacher, my schedule allows me only a single 30-... Read more
May 27th, 2016
The maker movement has transformed the way students think and learn.
May 19th, 2016
On May 19, 2016 Scholastic invited its National Advisory Council to participate in a day-long dialogue about equity in education.