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Common Core Standards

Scholastic Classroom Magazines now help teachers make the transition to the new Common Core Standards. Take an in-depth look at how Scholastic Classroom Magazines align to this new state initiative:

Scholastic Magazines Increase Student Interest in Reading by 92%

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This teacher survey indicates that Scholastic Classroom Magazines are a great way to increase student interest in reading and improve literacy skills.

"92% of teachers surveyed agree that classroom magazines are a great way to get students excited about reading!"
 

Magazines Motivate Students to Read and Learn

A study published in California Reader indicates that student motivation can be increased through the use of magazines. Read it here.

A Great Source of Nonfiction

Learn how and why nonfiction materials, such as classroom magazines, enhance students' skills related to reading and understanding texts.

A Useful Tool for Building Vocabulary

Magazines help build oral and written vocabulary through repeated exposure to key vocabulary words. This vocabulary acquisition resource provides ways to build students' word knowledge.

What Your Colleagues Are Saying

Take a look at real teacher testimonials here.

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"I can hardly keep my students from tearing open the new editions of their magazines. They are so eager to learn about science, social studies, and health...I certainly don't get the same response, cooperation, or enthusiasm with textbooks."  –4th Grade Teacher
 

Magazines Make a Difference

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View a research report prepared by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Learning and Teaching at Rutgers University's School of Education. See the results for yourself (PDF).

"Research has shown that by using a variety of reading materials in their classrooms, including magazines, teachers can help students become better readers."