Coming Soon! New Junior Great Books K-1

K1We’re thrilled to announce the February 2017 release of an interactive read-aloud ...

“Moving from Heaviness to Hope”

It has been a violent and tense summer in the United States. A mass shooting in Florida, disturbing police killings of black men caught on video, murdered police officers in Dallas—all in the span of 4 weeks. These nationally ...

“What’s on Your Summer Reading List?” Authors Respond

summerreading“So many books, so little time!” is what a friend posted ...

What Doesn’t Work in the ELA Classroom

There is a lot of research & discussion about what literacy instructional practices work best, but thinking about what doesn’t work is equally valuable. We don’t need to tell you that teachers are under endless time crunches, ...

Reflecting on the Year’s Accomplishments

Educators in districts with a traditional summer break are no doubt celebrating the end of the school year. Teaching is hard work, and a summer away from the daily classroom can be essential to returning renewed in the fall. The ...