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.

Looking for a creative activity for those last weeks of the school year? We've got just the thing! After reading our fascinating short text about a famous bat colony in Texas, guide students along their own learning journey.


Give your students this self-guided activity to practice the media literacy skills presented in the Scope article "Are These Stories True? (Nope.)"


Last February, I received a heartfelt note from one of Scope's advisors expressing concern about media literacy in this era of rampant fake news. Could I, he asked, address media literacy in an article in Scope?


I recently received an email from a Scope teacher that moved me deeply. She had just retired from teaching and was going through some old teaching materials, when she came across a letter I’d written to Scope teachers a couple of years ago.

Scope's debate/scavenger hunts are a great way to practice analyzing arguments. Now we've created a lower-level version for students who need more scaffolding.