You might think that flip phones are so 2002, but this technology is actually enjoying a comeback! Today, more and more people are ditching their smartphones and getting flip phones instead. In our upcoming September debate, your students will read about the debate over smartphones versus flip phones, then write an argument essay using our guided writing essay kit.

We are so excited about our Hercules play in the September 2017 issue of Scope. In our telling of this famous Greek myth, Hercules finds out what his true origin is, battles a nine-headed monster, and discovers what it really takes to be a hero.

Here are just a few of our favorite winning entries to the many contests that have appeared in Scope throughout the year.

 

The fall may seem like miles away, but here at Scope, we're already busy cooking up all sorts of stories for you and your students. Here are just four of the many stories we're so excited about sharing with you next year. Check back in each week for another “Tuesday Teaser” of Scope stories in 2017-2018.

Do you want to know what one of the highlights of my day is? Checking Twitter to see all the fantastic and creative ways that you and your students are using Scope. The photos and videos that you share make me smile from ear to ear as few things do. Your Tweets are so joyful and inspiring that I had to share a few of them here. 

 

We are so in love with Kim O'Bray's student-led project. After reading about tardigrades in a Scope infographic, Kim's students became fascinated by these microscopic critters. So Kim turned her students' interest into an opportunity to do independent research and a creative project.