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Posts Tagged ‘Scholastic Instructor’

Educate Teachers With a Scholastic Byline

Eighty percent of Scholastic Instructor is freelance-written, which means there are plenty of opportunities for writers to help a teacher learn. The pub as been the go-to resource for teachers since 1891: a place for pedagogues to find practical teaching ideas, education news and innovative lesson plans.

Its sister mag, Scholastic Administrator has similar solution-based content but is aimed towards superintendents, chief technology officers and other district-level “cabinet members.” “Our audience is acutely familiar with the many problems facing K-12 education today, and they are eager to learn how to overcome challenges from their peers,” said Administrator‘s executive editor Wayne D’Orio.

Got an idea you think would resonate with Scholastic readers? Read How To Pitch: Scholastic Instructor and Scholastic Administrator. [subscription required]

 

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Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!

Scholastic Instructor Names EIC

Scholastic has named Tara Welty editor-in-chief of Instructor magazine. Welty was most recently the editor of Scholastic Art, where she oversaw a re-launch of its print and web versions.

“Tara has extraordinary gifts as an editor and educator. She made a profound contribution to arts education in re-launching Scholastic Art,” said Hugh Roome, president of Scholastic Consumer and Professional Publishing. “She brings to this important new assignment both the vision and skills which will sustain Instructor’sunique role in advising and inspiring K-12 teachers.”