In Our Feeds: New words, a Harry Potter classroom, and weird author jobs

Kristen Joerger  August 28th, 2015 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

Offering comprehensive literacy solutions for the new school year

Morgan Baden  August 28th, 2015 

This week Scholastic introduced the new focus for our Scholastic Education business:  customizable, comprehensive literacy solutions. Check out the press release, but the...

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After the storm

Suzanne McCabe  August 28th, 2015 

Scholastic News Kid Reporter Samuel Davis, 12, of Shreveport, Louisiana, is too young to remember Hurricane Katrina. Wanting to learn more about the storm and its...

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5 ways to raise a money-smart kid

Maureen O'Connell  August 27th, 2015 

There’s no doubt that parents are their kids’ first teachers— it’s true for reading, and it’s also true for things like money management! Maureen O’Connell, Scholastic’s...

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Throwing back to 1891

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 27th, 2015 

It's Thursday, you know what that means! Time for a little TBT. We're throwing back to 1891 today with a look back at vintage covers from Scholastic's Instructor...

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Why we need more poetry

Brittany Sullivan  August 27th, 2015 

Poetry is a powerful literary art. Whether it serves as an outlet for creative expression, as a form of therapy to work through emotions, or as a tool to illustrate a...

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Reality in fictional worlds: a "My Bookprint" post

Guest Blogger  August 26th, 2015 

Hi!  I am Mariah, the new Library Assistant with the Scholastic Library and Archive.  You can find me in the library working on cataloging wonderful books, providing...

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Books about dogs!

Guest Blogger  August 26th, 2015 

Today is National Dog Day! From the tiniest of Chihuahuas to the biggest of Great Danes, we here at Scholastic love our dogs. Don’t fret if you don’t have a furry one to...

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17 weeks, 11 stories & 211 million minutes

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 26th, 2015 

We're entering the home stretch of the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! With less than two weeks to go, kids around the world have logged a total of 211,000,000...

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What a day for books!

Morgan Baden  August 25th, 2015 

It's not just another hot day in August, folks.

Today sees the release of lots of amazing new books for young readers, and we can't wait for you to read them! Here...

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The 2015 School Librarian of the Year is…

Brittany Sullivan  August 25th, 2015 

School librarians across the country are doing some pretty incredible things to inspire their peers, engage their students and connect with the community.

5 years ago today...

Morgan Baden  August 24th, 2015 

August 24, 2011 was a big day for readers: it was release day for a little book called Mockingjay.

Reading gives you superpowers!

Morgan Baden  August 24th, 2015 



Welcome to Captain Underpants week, a week where bestselling author/artist Dav Pilkey reminds young readers that reading gives you superpowers...

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In Our Feeds: Fairy tales, apology notes to libraries and more

Michael Barrett  August 21st, 2015 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

"There was glitter EVERYWHERE!" (a Klutz party recap)

Julia Graeper  August 21st, 2015 

All summer, the folks over at Klutz have been encouraging us all to try something new!

Happy birthday, Kristy Thomas...and a new Baby-sitters Club trailer!

Morgan Baden  August 20th, 2015 

It says it right in my bio: I am the biggest Baby-sitters Club fan around.

My favorite literary weddings

Alexandra Wladich  August 20th, 2015 

Just like Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, I too am having an August wedding (in 8 days to be exact!)...minus the Death...

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Summer destination reads: Top books list

Michael Barrett  August 19th, 2015 

It’s the dog days of summer and there are still a few weeks left to squeeze in some great reads – either for you or for your family.

Get ready for The Marvels, coming to a city near you

Michael Strouse  August 19th, 2015 

Last week, we told you about the beautiful book trailer for The Marvels. Now, we’re continuing The Marvels mania

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The building blocks for effective family engagement

Alexandra Wladich  August 18th, 2015 

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and renowned expert in family and community engagement has been...

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Quick hits: 5 short books to read before summer ends

Guest Blogger  August 17th, 2015 

It's mid-August! *cue screams* In case you've been slacking on your summer reading goals, here's a helpful idea from Scholastic intern Megan Magruder, a rising...

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Teachers talk about classroom spaces

Morgan Baden  August 17th, 2015 

Last week @ScholasticTeach participated in a great Twitter chat for educators. Led by some incredible teacher-bloggers (Erin Klein, Meghan Everette, and Genia Connell),...

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Scholastic's summer interns speak out

Morgan Baden  August 17th, 2015 

Students from schools across the country spent their summers here at Scholastic, in departments ranging from corporate communications to marketing to publicity to finance...

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In Our Feeds: weddings, food and a pop quiz!

Julia Graeper  August 14th, 2015 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

5 "summer survival" tips for parents

Guest Blogger  August 14th, 2015 

The first few weeks of summer are pure magic. But now it's August, and kids have gone from no-homework happy to “I’m bored!”

Well, Klutz has you covered! Here are...

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