Alexandra Wladich

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Celebrating (and explaining!) Groundhog Day

Alexandra Wladich February 2nd, 2015

How would you explain Groundhog Day to a classroom of first graders? Last year, Lia and I had the pleasure—and challenge—of doing just that. Though a program...

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Free resources to celebrate American icon, Jackie Robinson

Alexandra Wladich January 29th, 2015

Jackie Robinson was the first black man to play professional baseball. His accomplishments on and off the baseball have had a longstanding impact on American life....

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How to “Let it Go” and other changes in the classroom

Alexandra Wladich January 26th, 2015

Last week, Maria Walther, Scholastic professional development author and first grade teacher, was featured on Reading Today Online...

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In Our Feeds: Writing your way to happiness, 15 words from literature, used books and more

Alexandra Wladich January 23rd, 2015

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds.

Ever wish you had a...

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Free resources to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Alexandra Wladich January 14th, 2015

To help you celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we compiled some of our favorite classroom activities, book lists and more. Through the collection of resources...

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10 inspiring teachers we've met in 2014

Alexandra Wladich December 19th, 2014

For more than 94 years, Scholastic has been committed to supporting all of the amazing teachers who seek to “Open a World of Possible” for children by helping them become...

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Scholastic’s commitment to invest in early childhood education

Alexandra Wladich December 10th, 2014

As a company that has championed the importance of early learning, we are excited to announce Scholastic’s commitment to provide in-kind donations of more than $1 million...

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Literacy is the birthright of every child

Alexandra Wladich December 10th, 2014

Today is Human Rights Day. At Scholastic, we believe that literacy – the ability to read, write and understand – is the birthright of every child andthat...

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Making the grades to help a person in need

Alexandra Wladich November 26th, 2014

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here is a story that touched our hearts .

NBA Referees take a "Time Out for Reading"

Alexandra Wladich November 25th, 2014

At Scholastic we believe all children need positive role models, as young people will be what they see. Research has shown children who participated in mentoring programs...

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