By Aimee Dolan

With the international Games on everyone’s mind, here’s a little treat. Whether you are knee-deep in teaching summer school or planning to hit the ground running for back-to-school, why not teach Theme with this FREE nonfiction paired text from our April/May 2015 issue?

By Kara Corridan
Our debut issue arrived in our office this week, and will be delivered to your classrooms soon. We can't wait for you to get your hands on it! Here's a preview of some of the highlights.
By Aimee Dolan
We had an amazing launch party for Storyworks Jr. at ILA on July 9, 2016. Lauren Tarshis, our Editorial Director and fearless leader, kicked off the celebration with a champagne toast to all of YOU, our teacher heroes, and we passed out “Super Reader” capes to hundreds of educators. Among our big takeaways from ILA: Your jobs are increasingly challenging, with ever-more demands being placed on you and your students...
By Aimee Dolan
Join us in Boston on July 9, 2016, during the International Literacy Association Conference (ILA) as we kick off the launch of our new ELA powerhouse for growing readers, Storyworks Jr. It's a new and truly powerful resource to transform on-level grade 3 and high-achieving grade 2 readers.
By Thomasine Mastrantoni and Deborah Goldstein, the Link Ladies
Editor's note: The Link Ladies are back for a super engaging end-of-year wrapup activity. Thomasine Mastrantoni and Deborah Goldstein are two library media specialists from Harrison, New York, and they specialize in finding ways to use free and simple apps to build reading skills. Here, they showcase an easy-to-use collage creator used in conjunction with the April/May 2016 Storyworks paired texts, "The Story of Awwwww." This app is a great way to help students synthesize what they have read...
By Aimee Dolan

Right about now, you may be looking for a low-maintenance way to boost engagement among your students, who may be as ready to wrap up the year as you are. The perfect solution: audio. This differentiation tool can be a powerful way to provide an "assisted-read." One teacher recently shared...