Scholastic Temporarily Revises Policy for Online Read-Alouds

Scholastic allows teachers to read its books aloud online through June 30.

As educators worry and wonder about reading books aloud online and copyright laws, Scholastic has changed its policy to adapt to the current coronavirus crisis and unprecedented impact on teachers and students. Through June 20, teachers can post readings of Scholastic books online if they follow the guidelines.

Read: Publishers Adapt Policies to Help Educators

Read the entire letter to teachers, and policy guidelines, below.


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Marnie Voelzing

Using Google Meets, but just in case it is recorded, I am reading Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins to my Grade 5 students in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Posted : Apr 03, 2020 01:12

Dawn Buckus

Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach I hope to reach my students in my district. We are a low-income district and wanted to reach out to students that are in 3rd grade and higher

Posted : Apr 03, 2020 12:28

Sarah Donovan

I will be reading Hatchet by Gary Paulsen to a private group in Google Classroom

Posted : Apr 02, 2020 07:14

Erika Lesku Williams

South Fortuna Elem/Walker Elem
Fortuna, Ca

I will be reading 10 minutes till bedtime by Peggy Rathman and Miss Smith’s Incredible Storybook by Michael Garland to my K kids on my class dojo. Thanks!

Posted : Apr 02, 2020 06:54

Kim Weeks

My name is Kim Weeks at Old Kings Elementary School in Flagler Beach, Florida. I will be reading Duck on a Bike by David Shannon. It will only be posted in a closed forum, Schoology, for the students at our school and I gave credit to Scholastic at beginning of video.

Posted : Apr 02, 2020 05:12

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