Alexandra Wladich

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Celebrity chef heats up the kitchen in Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode

Alexandra Wladich April 9th, 2014

Calling all foodies and math fanatics! Register today and tune in on 4/29 at 1pm EST for the Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode.The Chew’s Carla Hall,...

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Early years are learning years

Alexandra Wladich April 8th, 2014

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that thousands of new pre-k seats will be open for the next school year. However, NYC is not the only community...

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Teaching children about digital citizenship

Alexandra Wladich April 3rd, 2014

I recently overheard my six year old niece asking her mother for an iPhone. Although my niece is still mastering the skills needed to become a fluent reader, she is an...

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Revisiting our favorite reading memories

Alexandra Wladich March 21st, 2014

It’s no secret we love celebrating holidays here on OOM. Today is Memory Day, so we thought it would be the perfect excuse to share our favorite reading memories. From...

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Becoming a math person on Pi Day

Alexandra Wladich March 14th, 2014

It’s Pi Day! No, not the delicious kind—I’m talking MATH. If you cringed at the word “math” you’re not alone. I am guilty of math anxiety and have told many of my peers “I...

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Why reading romance is important

Alexandra Wladich February 10th, 2014

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. Students around the country are anticipating exchanging homemade Valentine’s Day cards and sharing candy hearts with...

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Is Kindergarten the New First Grade? Researchers Say Yes

Alexandra Wladich February 6th, 2014

There is no doubt that the Common Core State Standards are changing the educational landscape. This article featured in Education Week argues that the days of coloring and...

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Can’t concentrate? Try exercising!

Alexandra Wladich January 31st, 2014

When I found out it was “National Preschool Fitness Day” I was a more than a little excited. When thinking about school most people squirm at the thought of Physical...

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Using poetry as an educational tool

Alexandra Wladich January 14th, 2014

Today is Poetry at Work Day! As you can imagine, we have a ton of poems floating around the Scholastic office.

Happy Mentoring Month!

Alexandra Wladich January 9th, 2014

Happy New Year and Happy National Mentoring Month! Now more than ever children need positive role models in their life. It is proven that young people who...

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