“I don’t know who doesn’t love a teacher,” says Rebecca Mieliwocki, the 2012 National Teacher of the Year. Mieliwocki recently spoke at Scholastic about the art of teaching, the dedication of its practitioners—and the simplicity that the CCSS will bring to the classroom. Here are some CCSS-aligned articles, tips, booklists, and other resources that will help you implement the Core successfully.
How will the CCSS affect ELA instruction? Here are 10 things you need to know.
Our handy list of 25 CCSS terms will help you navigate the new ELA standards.
A teacher offers tips on how to create effective text-based questions for your classroom.
Download 5 free eBooks from Storia, Scholastic’s new interactive and educational eReading app. To learn more about using Storia in the classroom, check out the “Teacher’s Guide” link.
Teacher blogger Genia Connell offers a fun way to help your students become familiar with text features.
Go beyond the exemplars. Our list of challenging nonfiction, grouped according to themes and grade-level bands, will engage your students and encourage them to deepen their knowledge in the content areas. We also have a great K-12 literature list arranged according to genres.
Here’s a great CCSS-aligned feature about grizzly bears from Scope, Scholastic’s language-arts magazine for middle-school students.
This CCSS-aligned feature about deep-ocean submersibles from SuperScience magazine is bound to fascinate young readers.
Scholastic DynaMath’s CCSS-aligned feature about Australia’s endangered koalas offers a lesson in real-world math for elementary-school students.
Get national and international news articles, evidence-based questions, map skills, videos, and more for your middle-school social studies classroom.
Instructor magazine offers strategizes for helping students figure out why they aren’t getting math concepts.
Think informational text = boring? Think again. Reinvent your reading lessons with dinosaurs, artists, and geologists!
Learn about the Common Core with our tool kit of activities. Plus, get advice from veteran teachers about implementing the CCSS.
You asked, we answered. Our experts weigh in on your biggest questions about the ELA Standards.
These Core-ready activities will help you bring literacy lessons into the science lab.
Action magazine’s motivating online materials are designed to boost your students’ reading and writing skills.
With this nonfiction article about an unusual prom, you’ll also find a lesson plan and practice test to help you prepare students for the Smarter Balanced assessments coming in 2014-15.
With this Readers Theater play based on After Earth, the new Will Smith movie, you’ll also find a lesson plan and practice test to help you prepare students for the PARCC assessments coming in 2014-15.
You’ll see key information and updates about the local implementation of the Common Core State Standards. (MN has adopted only the ELA component. AK, NE, TX and VA have not adopted the CCSS.)
Click your state to get key information and updates about the implementation of the CCSS.
Learn more about how you can help your child succeed in school—and beyond.
Everyone has a question or two about the Common Core. Here are answers to those we've heard the most.
Pam Allyn, an Ambassador for Scholastic's Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life. Global Literacy Campaign discusses the Common Core and the importance of reading volume.
Pam Allyn, an Ambassador for Scholastic's Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life. Global Literacy Campaign discusses the Common Core and the importance of reading across genres.
2012 National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki on the ELA standards
Scholastic Chief Academic Officer Francie Alexander on the three big shifts in ELA instruction
Literacy Expert Phyllis C. Hunter on the importance of oral language
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