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Featured Stories from the Back to School 2016 Magazine
Letting kids take the lead in conferences can boost turnout rates and give students a chance to shine.
Strategies that will help you focus on what matters—teaching.
Teaching strategies, classroom management, and advice on child behavior.
From silly stories about zebras to tales of love and magic,
the season’s best books to add to your students' summer reading lists.
Encourage students to read at home and over school breaks by focusing on the seven strengths from Every Child a Super Reader: belonging, curiosity, friendship, kindness, confidence, courage, and hope.
Practical strategies for coping with defiant students.
This STEM-based movement spurs critical thinking and creativity.
Teaching students to code can deeply engage them—and give your curriculum a boost.
Georgia Heard is a beloved poet in and out of the classroom—and her ideas about teaching poetry have helped a multitude of teachers.
Eight assessment strategies that will keep you on
top of your students’ learning.
Teachers share their awesome anchor charts and tried-and-true tips!
Avoid common misperceptions and learn how to help your students thrive.
Knowing what to say to a grieving child can make a world of difference.
Seven State Teachers of the Year share their best lessons ever.
These small but mighty laptops (and their apps) bolster students’ computer skills and make learning come alive.
Five strategies to meet the needs of students who are brilliant, but bored.
Creative ways to keep your classroom in tip-top shape until the last bell rings.
Power strategies to launch your guided reading groups.
Strategies for ensuring your students thrive with substitute teachers.
Our annual summer reading list is more spectacular than ever. Twice the books means more to love.
Scholastic authors share their page-turning tips for the Summer Reading Challenge.
Too many girls think science and technology are not for them. Here’s how to get girls excited about STEM.
20 citizen science projects that let kids take control of real-world research.
10 ways to support students on the autism spectrum.
Managing a special education classroom means consistency and routines from the start.
Nell K. Duke shares her tips for using the strengths of project-based instruction to teach informational text.
The innovative Turnaround Arts program shows how arts integration can increase engagement and improve learning. Plus, how to incorporate the arts into your curriculum.
Columnists Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong share why proactive teachers are the ones with the most successful classrooms.
Find new purpose for old objects by upcycling Pringles cans, pizza boxes, hangers, and more!
Service-learning projects are more than “feel-good” exercises—they can launch students into a hands-on world of learning.
Why handwriting instruction may be your secret weapon to academic success.
Flipped learning isn’t just a hot education buzzword—it’s a way to spend less time lecturing and more time on hands-on learning.
Columnists Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong share their tips for setting up successful classroom routines.
Pam Allyn shares her top tips for inspiring a love of literacy in your students.
The 2013 Scholastic Summer Challenge winners share their secrets for success.
20 books to keep your students reading until the next school bell rings.
Key findings from the Scholastic and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation survey.
The Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik on getting even the most disinterested kids hooked on STEM.
The editors of SuperScience and Science World magazines share their favorite student-centered science experiments.
Hands-on “craftivities” to extend learning across your curriculum.
Book Whisperer Donalyn Miller's strategies to build a lifelong love of reading in your students.
Boys are struggling in classrooms across the nation. Here are five key ways you can make a difference and help boys succeed.
There are things you can do to help stop and prevent bullying. Here's where to start.
A little troubleshooting makes out-of-classroom excursions a breeze.
Otis Kriegel shares 10 tips to help you survive (and thrive!) your first year.
20 new titles to satisfy every interest and keep students reading all summer long from Scholastic Instructor.
Key strategies to prevent the summer slide and help kids discover the power of a good book from Instructor Magazine.
Surprising new findings from Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report.
As more K–8 programs focus on science, technology, engineering, and math, teachers are finding that chaos creates learning opportunities.
Whether you’re teaching science, social studies, or writing, integrating the arts will deepen students’ understanding.
Help your students reach their full potential with these ten tips for promoting strength, resilience, and perseverance.
The secret to teaching may be as simple as asking students good questions—and then giving them the opportunity to find the answers.
Reading expert Jennifer Serravallo answers your tough questions on how to make the most of independent time.
Your students may not be able to vote (this time around!), but these activities about elections and campaigning will show them what it means to be a good citizen.
Resources to help you keep your career and personal goals on target.
Dream, energize, and refocus with these 10 great books.
Tidy up your classroom, your schedule, and your supplies with a little help from three awesome organizers.
S’mores and campfire sing-alongs? Almost…Edcamp is a teacher-driven day of professional learning. And it’s fun!
This is the perfect time to take a look at what’s working, what isn’t, and hit refresh.
Six teachers share their best professional learning experiences.
Cat got your tongue? Follow these tips to navigate tricky talks with fellow teachers.
How to crowdsource your way to your most coveted class supplies.
How to stand out from all the rest and hook your dream teaching job.
A veteran teacher’s top tips for ending the year successfully.
How to identify, and tackle, the warning signs so that you can regain your love of teaching.
Think outside the classroom box to explore five paths that could lead to a new career in education.
Thinking of taking the plunge on continuing education? Here are some tips to set you on the path to success.
Tips for helping your teacher–parent partnerships make the grade.
It takes two! Use our fail-safe strategies to set up your co-teaching relationship for a successful year.
25 tips to help you get organized now and relax over the summer!
How to use lesson-sharing sites to amp up your teaching—and save time.
Conquer the convention center with our handy insider tips.
You are only a few clicks away from effective PD in your PJs!
The year is in full swing. You’ve established basic routines, learned your students’ names, and started putting some of your best new ideas into action.
While everything is still fresh, it’s important to step back for a moment and tweak what needs tweaking before you get too far into the year. Are your routines working? What about your system for handling paperwork and projects? Your mode of communicating with parents? Refining patterns and systems now will mean less stress and fewer headaches later.
Tips on scoring cash to fill your classroom needs,
without spending a dime.
Expert advice for a stress-free classroom cleanup from Instructor Magazine
All it takes is the right time, the right place, and a little forethought.
Learn tips, tricks, and teaching strategies with the next generation of PD resources.
Rebecca Mieliwocki on teaching as a team sport, making sense of middle schoolers, and the art of subversive teaching.
If one of your goals this year is to start a class garden, it’s already time to start planning!
Tips for incorporating core-standards into curriculm, CCSS-ready lesson plans, and advice on the latest developments of the Common Core.
Your guide to the next-generation tests in every state.
Veteran math coach Bob Krech shares his winning plays. Plus, CCSS-aligned math activities for every grade band.
What the Next Generation Science Standards mean for your classroom.
Close reading is a natural fit for the Common Core, and easy to implement.
We cut through the rumors to give you the facts about the Core.
Math expert Marilyn Burns talks Common Core practice standards with Instructor.
Teacher-tested ideas to help you meet the new Common Core anchor standards.
CCSS activities that bring literacy lessons into the science lab.
You asked, we answered. Our experts weigh in on your biggest questions about ELA Common Core.
Help your students figure out why they aren’t getting math concepts.
Think informational text = boring? Reinvent your reading lessons with dinosaurs, artists, and geologists!