Learning Resources | News

Scholastic Platform Delivers Learning Programs for Global Regions

Education publisher Scholastic has introduced Scholastic Learning Zone, a Web platform through which international users can access Scholastic educational programs.

The platform is "now available in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East," according to a company statement. The instructional programs offer materials appropriate for the respective regions.

The programs, which are available in English and Spanish, include:

  • BookFlix, a Web resource that matches video versions of classic children's picture books with relevant nonfiction e-books;
  • TrueFlix, an online tool that aims that help students sharpen literacy and vocabulary skills;
  • Grolier Online, a portal housing nonfiction articles and videos;
  • The Graph Club, a tool that K-4 students can use to build and work with graphs;
  • Timeliner, a software program that allows students to organize data from different sources; and,
  • Neighborhood Map Machine, a tool that enables students to build maps.

Scholastic Learning Zone also comes with single sign-on access and tools for classroom management and reporting.

About the Author

Kanoe Namahoe is online editor for 1105 Media's Education Group. She can be reached at knamahoe@1105media.com.

comments powered by Disqus

White Papers:

  • Creating Magic in the Classroom PDF Screenshot

    Download this informative Executive Summary from an exclusive event aimed to provide educators, administrators and IT leaders with practical tools for integrating technology into the classroom. Read more...