Friday, April 25, 2014 has been used for book orders for years, but did you know that the Scholastic Website is also a great learning resource for teachers, parents, kids, administrators, and librarians? The Scholastic Website has a lot of free resources to get people excited about reading and learning. Teachers could show book talks or even author interviews to their students.  It might just be the perfect way to get that struggling reader hooked on books. 

Although some of the materials are for purchase, many others are free.  Here are just some of the great free resources that Scholastic has to offer:

For Teachers-
  • Resources and Tools
  • Daily Starters
  • Over 2,800 Lesson Plan Ideas for Grades K-12
  • Tools
    • Graphic Organizers
    • Flash Card Makers
    • Spelling Wizard
  • Freebie Corner
  • Strategies and Ideas
    • Professional Development Videos
    • Featured Blogs
  • Student Activities
    • Computer Lab Activities
    • Study Jams-Interactive Activities
    • Interactive Whiteboard Activities
  • Books and Authors
    • Book Trailers
    • Book Talks
  • Etc.
For Administrators-
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Articles
  • Professional Development Ideas
  • Leadership Concepts
  • Technology Tools
  • Etc.
For Kids-
  • Featured Books and Authors
  • Games
  • Blog Posts about Books, Celebrities, and More
  • Message Boards
  • Printables
  • Stories
  • Etc.
For Librarians-
  • Author Videos
  • Book Talks
  • Book Previews
  • Author Interviews
  • Read-Alouds
  • Etc.

 Check out today and see how this website can benefit you!

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