In Our Feeds: Floating library, pop sonnets, and school lunches

Kristen Joerger  August 29th, 2014 

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 good weekend!

Celebrate summer reading success

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 28th, 2014 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge ends in exactly one week from tomorrow!

Setting up the classroom

Deimosa Webber-Bey  August 27th, 2014 

Setting up a classroom is a task that would challenge the most talented interior designer. Classroom management isn’t just about managing people – it...

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The back-to-school traditions we hold on to

Kristen Joerger  August 27th, 2014 

I think that kids enjoy going back to school more than many people seem to think. As I remember it, each September brought a renewed sense of optimism for the coming...

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Amelia Bedelia and the great Wikipedia hoax

Morgan Baden  August 27th, 2014 

If a stranger came up to you on the street and said "Hey, I know your friend Jen. By the way, did you hear that an asteroid is hitting the planet sometime next week and we...

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Scholastic Parent & Child introduces KidQ!

Kristen Joerger  August 26th, 2014 

Why is the sky blue? Why do we say "ears" of corn? KidQ, A fun (and free!) new app from Scholastic Parent & Child magazine, will give you the answers...

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There's no place like home: the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz

Lia Zneimer  August 25th, 2014 

L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, one of the most beloved books of the 20th century, has inspired countless film, stage, and musical adaptations, not to...

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Happening tonight: our #SummerToSchool Twitter chat

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 25th, 2014 

Parents, a reminder: join us tonight for a #SummerToSchool Twitter chat!

In Our Feeds: Spectacular libraries, kids’ drawings & Harry Potter covers from around the world

Brittany Sullivan  August 22nd, 2014 

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!

What's it like to intern at Scholastic? (part 5)

Morgan Baden  August 22nd, 2014 

Today is Melissa Luttman's last day as an intern here in Scholastic's corporate communications department! After a wonderful summer, we asked her some...

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Celebrating Teacher Week @ Scholastic

Lia Zneimer  August 22nd, 2014 

This week marked one of our favorite events: Teacher Week @ Scholastic. The four-day event—free for all educators—offered more than 15 professional development sessions,...

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Calling all Captain Underpants fans!

Stephanie Smith  August 22nd, 2014 

Calling all Captain Underpants fans! Dav Pilkey is back with his 11th installment in the bestselling Captain Underpants series, Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical...

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Fostering Pleasure Readers in the Classroom

Deimosa Webber-Bey  August 21st, 2014 

In between teaching tours, I discovered librarianship. So there is a marked difference between how I taught before and after teen librarian-ing in a...

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Honoring the beauty of poetry on Poet’s Day

Stephanie Smith  August 21st, 2014 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating Poet’s Day! In addition to sharing some of our favorite poetry books for children, we would also like to celebrate young poets who aspire to...

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