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Research & Results

The research is in — and it shows that Scholastic Classroom Magazines are essential for student success!

Click on the links to research reports below and learn more about how Scholastic Classroom Magazines can support your teaching goals and help your students build skills.

Improve Student Reading NEW! Magazines Make a Difference:
Review of Scientifically Based Research on How Classroom Magazines Improve Student Reading

A new report prepared by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Learning and Teaching at Rutgers University’s Grade School of Education, cites research demonstrating how magazines help teachers build reading skills.

This summary describes how classroom magazines benefit students by:

  • Motivating students to read
  • Being used for differentiated instruction
  • Providing age-appropriate nonfiction
  • Offering help for struggling readers
  • Providing a valuable link between home and school
  • Using research-based activities to build literacy skills

To request a free copy of the 20 page report call Scholastic Classroom Magazines
at 1-800-387-1437.

Research Summary NEW! Scholastic Magazines Increase Student Interest in Reading (PDF)
A teacher survey indicates that Scholastic magazines are a great way to increase student interest in reading and improve literacy skills.


NEW! Essential, Progressive Skills Development

Scholastic Classroom Magazines reinforce the literacy and content area curriculum taught in your classroom. Click the links below for a detailed Scope and Sequence for Scholastic Classroom Magazines.

Overview of Pre-K to 6 (PDF) Overview of Secondary (PDF) A study published in California Reader indicates that student motivation can be increased through the use of magazines.

A Great Source for Nonfiction
Learn how and why nonfiction materials, such as classroom magazines, enhance students’ skills related to reading and understanding texts.

Primary Grades (PDF)
Intermediate Grades (PDF)
Nonfiction Features in Scholastic News (PDF)
Magazines help build oral and written vocabulary through repeated exposure to key vocabulary words. This summary provides tips for ways to build students’ word knowledge.

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