Reader Leader: Your weekend reading

Julia Graeper  April 28th, 2017 

Here's what you need to bookmark for your weekend reading from my favorite blog, Reader Leader.

Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Carissa Chen

Josephine Djonovic  April 28th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Emily Morrow  April 27th, 2017 

All April long, we've been celebrating Poetry Month.

Announcing the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest winners!

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2017 

Tell us about your school and the need for news books to help your students keep reading over the summer. This is the question we posed to...

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Winging it: Reading Aloud with an (Older) Little Kid

Julia Graeper  April 26th, 2017 

A little flexibility is really valuable when reading aloud now.

New research report reveals teachers’ & principals’ views on literacy

Brittany Sullivan  April 26th, 2017 

Whether in the classroom or at home, teachers and principals firmly believe in the power of reading. In fact, the overwhelming majority of educators agree that providing...

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National Volunteer Week: Scholastic Reads

Loribelle Lapaix  April 25th, 2017 

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 23 – 29), I will be sharing my experience as a Scholastic Reads volunteer. Scholastic Reads is the company’s...

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Celebrating April 25 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  April 25th, 2017 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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Project Summer Contest: How will you help your students make a “summer leap” in literacy skills?

Brittany Sullivan  April 24th, 2017  Comments • 16

Today, our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team kicks off an exciting summer reading contest… Project Summer is back!

Meet the Book Boys... on YouTube!

Emily Morrow  April 24th, 2017 

The Book Boys are now on YouTube!

In case you're not familiar, the Book Boys are Scholastic Reading Club employees whose mission is to get kids and classrooms...

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Resources to celebrate National Card and Letter Writing Month

Emily Morrow  April 24th, 2017 

Back in 2001, the United States Postal Service designated April as the month to observe and celebrate the craft of letter writing. For years, “National Card and Letter...

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Poetry Month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Elizabeth Lee and Hailee Cook

Stephanie Agresti  April 21st, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to some very talented teen poets.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Happy National Kindergarten Day!

Loribelle Lapaix  April 21st, 2017 

Before we dive into the many reasons why Kindergarten is beneficial and how you can celebrate #NationalKindergartenDay, let’s discuss the origins of the...

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A conversation with Scholastic Editorial Director David Levithan and Alyson Gerber, debut author of "Braced"

Brooke Shearouse  April 21st, 2017 

Today, we have the pleasure of introducing you to debut author Alyson Gerber, whose brave new novel, Braced, explores a disorder that bends the lives of ten...

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On the podcast: Poetry Month

Emily Morrow  April 20th, 2017 

April is Poetry Month, and we couldn't let it go by without a dedicated podcast episode! This week, we talk with four special guests about the importance...

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James Patterson & Scholastic Reading Club pledge to save classroom libraries

Michael Barrett  April 20th, 2017 

3,500 teachers will receive $500 grants and 500 Scholastic Reading Club "bonus points" to build their classroom libraries

Earth Day is April 22: Watch what happens behind-the-scenes at a recycling center

Stephanie Agresti  April 20th, 2017 

Bottles, cans and paper, oh my! Are you doing a lesson on recycling for Earth Day which is April 22? Scholastic News editor Blair Rainsford went behind-the-scenes...

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Junior Scholastic offers kids tips for relieving stress

Stephanie Agresti  April 18th, 2017 

As summer approaches and testing at the end of the school year begins, students’ stress levels can increase. April is National Stress Awareness Month and...

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Celebrate Easter!

Brooke Shearouse  April 14th, 2017 

Easter is Sunday, April 16, and we’re celebrating the holiday along with some of our favorite Easter-themed reads. Check out the list below of some of our favorite...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Zainab Adisa and Alixandra Wilens

Josephine Djonovic  April 14th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Q&A with Scholastic Librarian, Deimosa Webber-Bey!

Nicole Ortiz  April 14th, 2017 

Libraries are getting a whole lot of love this month! April is School Library Month, this week (April 9th-15th) is Library Week, and April 11th is Library Workers Day…...

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"Book discovery": Add books to your Easter egg hunt!

Michael Barrett  April 13th, 2017 

U.S. parents share where children's books are kept in their homes according to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: 6th Edition

When Kwame Alexander takes over your Instagram account

Emily Morrow  April 13th, 2017 

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Scholastic Book Fairs team turned over the keys to their Instagram account to bestselling author Kwame Alexander! Be sure to follow...

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National Library Week book list: librarians that are funny and/or role-models and also ‘transform’ the plot

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 12th, 2017 

There are three ingredients that went into making this book list for you for National Library Week:

Celebrate Earth Day with these resources

Emily Morrow  April 12th, 2017 

Earth Day is right around the corner and it's the perfect time to talk with the little ones in your life about the importance (and beauty!) of our planet. Founded...

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