June 2013 Reader Leader: Great Teacher Resources
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Reader Leader
   A Resource By and For Educators June 2013   
 
Top 10 Questions from Peers on the Common Core and ELA
Blogger and former teacher Suzanne McCabe answers questions on the Common Core and English Language Arts Standards.

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What the new standards mean in your classroom >>

Powerful Practices
Powerful Practices Professional Development: Teacher Reading
Educators typically focused on building student reading communities. But what does the reading life of a teacher look like? Blogger and educator Alyson Beecher turns the spotlight on teachers as we prepare to impart a love for literacy upon our students this fall.

How administrators can help faculties reach their own reading goal >>
Read Every Day. Lead A Better Life.
About half of parents (49 percent) feel their children do not spend enough time reading books for fun, while the vast majority of parents think their children spend too much time playing video games or visiting social networking sites.

Learn more in the latest Kids & Family Reading Report

 
Copy and Share Resources
  Check out the Readkiddoread.com Ultimate Summer Reading List
  Ten non-book ways to get your child reading
  Inspire reading practice with the Rally to Raise Readers video
  Make reading a habit with Scholastic Book Fairs®
  Log your school's reading minutes for a chance to win super summer prizes or a visit from
author Dav Pilkey
 
Calendar
Now   Log minutes for the Scholastic Summer Challenge
Now-July 1   Enter now to become one of five lucky pinners to receive 11 free books featured on your Pinterest board in the Scholastic Summer Challenge: Read 11 Books Sweepstakes
Now-July 23   Plan to attend a 2013 Scholastic Book Fairs Reading Summit for Educational Leaders near you
July 10   Join James Patterson at the 2013 NAESP Conference Jeans and Jerseys Fundraiser
July 11-13   Sign up now for the 2013 NAESP National Conference and Expo of the Year
     
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  High-stakes testing: one kid's perspective
  From homeless to head of class: Valedictorian beats the odds
  Summer Reading Challenge
Reading Summit for Educational Leaders