Hello teachers! I wish you could come to our New York offices and listen in on some of our discussions (and share some of the delicious coffee we get across the street). Really, all we talk about is YOU...

By Kara Corridan

This isn’t the first time we’ve told you about our Video Read-Aloud. But knowing we have lots of new teachers who've started using Storyworks Jr., we want to make sure no one misses this fun and effective teaching tool, which we’re positive your students will love...

By Allison Friedman

We’re counting down the days until you and your students get your hands on the May/June issue of Storyworks, which is packed with thrilling, moving, and deeply important stories. In fact, we can't resist sharing a sneak peek! Here are just a few of our favorite features...

By Kara Corridan

I can't believe that we're wrapping up our second year of Storyworks Jr.! We've truly loved creating this resource and sharing it with all of you—your feedback, comments, and insight have been invaluable in making Storyworks Jr.'s second year a success! I'm so excited to share a special sneak peek at some of the content you'll see in your final issue of the year...

By Leslie Smothers

We found 4th grade teacher Leslie Smothers on Twitter, and we couldn't be happier to be in touch with her! Leslie uses Storyworks in super-creative ways, and we love her strategy for digging deeper with our short nonfiction feature Word Power, on the first pages of every issue of Storyworks and Storyworks Jr. The best part: She's provided you with step-by-step instructions and her printable activity sheets!

By Kristen Cruikshank

We've wrangled some of our favorite Texas teachers to share creative and effective ways they are using Storyworks to help students review and prepare for STAAR tests. Fourth-grade teacher extraordinaire Kristen Cruikshank, from Richmond, shares her top 5 test-prep ideas, including links to app activities she's thoughtfully developed.