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Introduce your students to the Iditarod, the annual dog sled race across more than 1,000 miles of Alaska, with these suggested resources and classroom activities from Scholastic blogger Ruth Manna.
In researching Read Across America Day (March 2, Dr. Seuss's birthday), I discovered wonderful ideas from dozens of creative teachers and numerous activities, printables, and certificates. Knowing how busy you are, I’ve gathered a bunch of the...
Scholastic teacher advisor Ruth Manna explains how her students create heart maps at the beginning of the school year to use as inspiration for later writing assignments.
Share the true story of Ruby Bridges, a living hero of the Civil Rights movement, whose story of courage is especially meaningful to children.
The 39 Clues book series, with its accompanying clue cards and interactive online game, will make the perfect gift for even reluctant readers.
Santa Lucia Day is a festival of light celebrated in Swedish homes and schools on one of the darkest days of the year. This holiday, which honors Santa Lucia, patron saint of Sweden, takes place on December 13. A celebration of hospitality,...
Celebrate Las Posadas with food, fun, and learning! Top Teaching blogger Ruth Manna explains how to adapt elements of this Mexican tradition for a school setting.