Teacher Week at Scholastic

Teacher Week @ Scholastic 2014 was held the week of August 18 at Scholastic’s Headquarters in New York City. We welcomed more than 500 educators and offered 20 professional development workshops. We’re already planning for Teacher Week @Scholastic 2015. Meanwhile, here is a full listing of the 2014 sessions, including videos and materials where available.

Byron V. Garrett

The ABCs of Life: Putting Students on a Path to Greatness

Dr. Timothy Rasinski

The "Essentials" of Developing Reading Fluency

Pam Allyn

Harnessing the Power of Students' Stories

Dr. Ruth Culham

The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing

Panel Discussion

The Importance of All Children Seeing Themselves in Literature

Dr. Julie Washington

Tailoring Reading Instruction to Meet the Needs of African American Students

Sherry Parrish

Number Talks: Building Numerical Reasoning

Dr. Cynthia Weill

Encouraging Bilingualism and Cultural Awareness Through Art

Dr. Kristen Elmore and Dr. Xiaodong Lin

Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Students Through STEM

Francie Alexander

NEW TO TEACHING: 7 Strategies for Surviving and Thriving in Your First Year of Teaching

Genia Connell

NEW TO TEACHING: Classroom Management and Organization Made Easy

Alycia Zimmerman

NEW TO TEACHING: Integrating Technology Into the Reading and Writing Classroom

Dr. Karen Mapp

Establishing a Framework for Family Engagement

Michael W. Smith

The Power of Reading for Pleasure

Carmen Fariña

Teacher to Teacher