Child Development

Resources on child development and motivation for your classroom.

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8


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Child Development

Key advice on child development from challenging gifted students to promoting independent reading.


Banish Bullying

There are things you can do to help stop and prevent bullying. Here's where to start.




PD: Special Needs

Your kids have special abilities and needs, and as a special needs teacher, your classroom needs are very specific too. Here are a few top tips and tools for special needs teachers.


Math Class with Marilyn Burns

Math expert Marilyn Burns on embracing the Common Core practice standards to teach math more effectively.


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How To: Create Common Core-Ready ELA Lessons

Teacher-tested ideas to help you meet the new ELA anchor standards.



Key Data on Kid Reading

Surprising new findings from Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report.


Pam Allyn's 5 Tips for Summer Reading

Key strategies to prevent the summer slide and help kids discover the power of a good book.


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6 Fabulous Apps for Special Needs

Must-have apps for your smartphones and tablets.


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True Grit

We spoke with Paul Tough, Angela Duckworth, and Carol Dweck about the importance of teaching grit. Check out their tips for promoting strength, resilience, and perseverance among your students.


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10 Questions About Independent Reading

Reading expert Jennifer Serravallo answers your tough questions on how to make the most of independent time and helping students find just-right books for their reading level and interests.


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  • Subjects:
    Aggression, Bad Habits, Childhood Behaviors, Fear, Grief and Sadness, Child Development and Behavior, Families and Relationships, Feelings and Emotions, Health and Safety, Life Experiences, Bossiness, Communication and Language Development, Developmental Milestones, School Life, Learning and Cognitive Development, Transitions, Special Needs, Gifted and Talented, New Teacher Resources, Teacher Tips and Strategies