The CMSD Fab Lab is excited to partner with Scholastic to get students reading STEM stories and making great things.
News, Science, Math, Art
Grade Levels: 1-8
Scholastic News is the cross-curricular nonfiction magazine that brings the world into your classroom. Each issue is packed with a wide variety of articles that build knowledge and ignite student discovery of real-world social studies and science topics such as current events, history, civics, technology and SEL. From debates to profiles of inspiring kids, our original stories spark curiosity, build empathy and foster rich discussion.
Rising Voices: STEM in Fiction
Grade Levels: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Each Rising Voices Library provides students with high-interest, culturally relevant texts that give context to today’s world while celebrating the stories of the historically underrepresented. These stories are female focused, but are engaging for all readers. These books, paired with innovative teaching materials aligned to the CASEL framework, build a classroom community that broadens the world for students from all backgrounds and enables deep discussions about inclusivity, social justice, and empathy for others.
Scholastic has partnered with a unique group of S.T.E.A.M. mentors to curate a collection of stories that shatter misconceptions about girls and women as leaders in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. Access to these texts provides all children and educators an opportunity to celebrate aspirational stories of critical thinking and innovation.
Each grade-level library includes:
- 50 books (25 titles including 5 anchor texts, 2 copies each)
- Teaching Cards (1 per anchor text)
- Teacher’s Guide
- Access to Digital Resources Website
- Attractive storage bins
- Labeling stickers
STEAM Book Packs
Grade Levels: Pre k, K, 1, 2, 3
Send your students home with My Books Every Day-a collection of high-quality, cost-efficient books and activity sets designed to reinforce key learning skills, increase year-round independent reading, build home libraries, and encourage all students to become lifelong learners.
This Let’s Discover! (STEAM) set includes:
• 5 High-Interest Books
• 1 Student Journal
• 1 Family Guide
• 1 Grade-Level Program Guide
Story Time STEM
Grade Levels: K- 2
Many favorite folk and fairy tales offer a perfect segue for introducing young children to early STEM concepts. Children explore ways to help the Gingerbread Man cross the river, design sturdy homes for the Three Little Pigs, build a wolf-proof fence for Little Red Riding Hood’s grandmother, and more. Each folk and fairy tale comes with three STEM activities and companion recording sheets. A joyful way to spark a love of science in little learners!
STEAM Classroom Library for Art Teachers
Grade Levels: Pre k – 8; 60 different titles at different reading levels.
Reading deeply in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics exposes students to the vocabulary and information they need to be prepared for the future. The books in the STEAM collections present a variety of topics and content that inspires critical thinking, curiosity, questioning, and enthusiasm for knowledge. The high-quality, age-appropriate, and engaging books across STEAM topics reinforce an eagerness to discover the world and set up a foundation for success.
STEM Classroom Library
Grade Levels: prek – k, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8; 10-15 different titles, 2 copies each
Integrate science, technology, engineering, and math into daily reading practice with a wide variety of content area titles. Provide cross-disciplinary opportunities to read independently.
To learn more about any of these offerings, pleaser reach out to Sarah Wallace, or check the newsletters for the next sign up.