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Maggie McGuire

Maggie McGuire is an expert in youth digital and parenting and works at Scholastic as Vice President, eScholastic, Kids and Parents Channels where she oversees development for Scholastic's kids and parent websites. Maggie's experience in the media space encompasses developing a broad spectrum of content for kids and families across multiple platforms inclusive of educational online, mobile and console games for kids, parenting content related to education, reading and learning, reading–based learning toys and products, as well as television and video development and production.

Prior to her work in children's media and entertainment, she spent eight years in the educational arena as a Language Arts and Literature teacher (grades 7 to 10) and as a teacher trainer and curriculum development designer.

She was a teacher recruiter for Teach for America and led the team that launched International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme, an international curriculum designed for students aged 11 to 16 offered in schools worldwide.

She holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University and a BA in English Literature and Philosophy from Boston College and with her husband is raising two wonderful boys in Brooklyn, NY. 

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by Maggie McGuire
Here are 6 drawing, doodling, writing, and crafting activities you can do at home that build writing, early literacy, and fine motor skills.
by Maggie McGuire
Reading books and introducing your little one to new words each day helps develop his early reading and literacy skills.
by Maggie McGuire
Here are 5 simple ways you can help to develop and strengthen your child's social skills outside the classroom.
by Maggie McGuire
Why you should let your kids read the books, play the game, and reap the benefits!
by Maggie McGuire
While stepping into preschool for the first time is filled with lots of wonderful new experiences for your child, for some kids, it can also be scary.
by Maggie McGuire
Have a fantasy fanatic in the family? If so, these reads are going to be favorites!
by Maggie McGuire
These apps tap your child's inner artist and offer endless amounts of open-ended play!
by Maggie McGuire
Aliens, time travel, and space – oh sci-fi!
by Maggie McGuire
Join Kay WalkingStick and the 2014 National Medalists at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Ceremony LIVE from Carnegie Hall.
by Maggie McGuire
Parents shared their favorite space books for kids and these top 10 are out of this world!

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