Scholastic Teaching Resources

Let's Teach More Stories, Fewer Books

Of course it's possible a 9-year-old often described (even by herself) as a "poor reader" has some reading issues. But it's clear that she's more than intelligent enough to be a good reader. A big part of the problem, it seems to me, is not the reader but what she's reading.

Dyslexia: When Spelling Matters

I thought this was just "another program" for dyslexic students. What I learned changed everything.

Teen Reads for Middle Grades

In honor of "Teen Reads" week, Anita Silvey picks some of her favorite books for middle readers.

Should we be teaching 100 sight words to kindergartners?

Research shows that drilling sight words with kindergartners is not nearly as successful as teaching them in text, particularly rhyming text.

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