The current issues are for in-library use only. One year’s past issues are kept for circulation. They are stored on top of the Teacher Collection in the Youth Services Department. The magazine URLs are inlcluded so that you might take an initial look at the magazine's homepage. (Magazines are not available online through the library webpage.)
Arts and Activities
This is a valuable aid to anyone who teaches art, from pre-K through High School. It helps teachers guide student growth and learning in art with well-illustrated projects, material ideas and examples of a wide range of creative applications.
Don’t discount these titles because you’re not an art teacher. These magazines are filled with projects that any teacher can use to augment instruction in all content areas.
Build literacy skills with black line reproducible worksheets, bulletin board concept plans, copious learning center ideas, and book tie-ins.
This American Library Association publication reviews the latest titles in children’s literature. The Classroom Connection columns brings you content bibliographies with graded target audiences and the Books and Authors columns can be used in author study units and general enrichment.
Scholastic publications brings you this easily browseable resource. Each issue has a page of quick ideas for PK-k, 1-2, 3-5, and 6-8. Don’t really care what is timely for a grade other than yours? Consider this a great tool to broach other grade levels to set up a ‘buddy’ program or start a school wide project.
Preschool teachers and parents can use this resource to collect circle time and craft ideas, story time picture cards, and songs. Black line reproducible pages included.
Teachers of kindergarten and first grade can mine this resource for learning center ideas, seasonal craft projects, and content specific activities in Literacy, math, science, and social studies.
A journal of research-based classroom practice will bring you peer reviewed articles, teaching tips, and examples of technology in literacy education. Writing a grant or seeking financial resources for reading instruction? This resource can help steer you in the direction of further reading.