Education

Happy 52nd birthday, Head Start!

Brittany Sullivan  May 22nd, 2017 

On Thursday, May 18, Scholastic and the National Head Start Association (NHSA) teamed up to celebrate Head Start’s 52nd birthday with a first-ever nationwide Community...

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Reflecting on the end of the school year

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 18th, 2017 

The last month of school is a bookend, just as defining as the beginning. As teachers, we start the year sharing our expectations and setting classroom routines, as well...

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May is Latino Books Month!

Loribelle Lapaix  May 17th, 2017 

Latino Books Month celebrates Latino authors and illustrators, books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity and promotes literacy amongst Latinos.

Student from Buffalo, NY Wins 2017 Junior Scholastic® Can You Find Mapman®? Contest

Stephanie Agresti  May 15th, 2017 

Every year, students from across the country and around the world participate in the Junior Scholastic® "Can You Find Mapman®?" contest,...

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Map: If your state were a country…

Brittany Sullivan  May 11th, 2017 

It’s time for a quick economics lesson! Similar to every country around the world, every state in the U.S. has a gross domestic product (GDP)—the total value of goods...

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Career Corner: A May Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  May 10th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

10 reasons we LOVE teachers!

Nicole Ortiz  May 9th, 2017 

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! And to celebrate, we wanted to share just a few reasons why teachers are so special. 

The 5 fictional teachers we wish were real

Emily Morrow  May 8th, 2017 

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Scholastic LOVES teachers, so we're celebrating all week long.

Join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  May 8th, 2017  Comments • 38

Get ready to start reading! The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open!

Enter the “Weekly Reader: Summer Express” workbook giveaway!

Guest Blogger  May 3rd, 2017  Comments • 20

Thank you to Tara Welty, Vice President, Group Editorial Director and Editor of Teacher Magazine, ART Magazine and Teacher Resources, for this post!...

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Three students recognized in Junior Scholastic Magazine’s “Eyewitness to History” contest!

Guest Blogger  May 3rd, 2017 

Today we welcome Jane Nussbaum, Executive Editor from Junior Scholastic, to the blog. Below, Jane shares some exciting news Junior Scholastic's Eyewitness to History...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition

Alexandra Wladich  May 2nd, 2017 

Today, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition, a national survey of children ages 6–17 and...

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School Principals' Day: Celebrating school leaders

Julia Graeper  May 1st, 2017 

School Principals' Day is the perfect opportunity to highlight the work that these educational leaders do all year long to support students, teachers and families. 

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

Brittany Sullivan  April 24th, 2017  Comments • 78

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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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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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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Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  April 11th, 2017 

We have new featured jobs for April

Resources to support students with autism spectrum disorder

Stephanie Agresti  April 10th, 2017 

April is National Autism Awareness Month. To highlight the importance of this month, we’ve compiled some tips and strategies from our leading expert in...

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Educators, enter for a chance to win 500 books for your school

Alexandra Wladich  April 10th, 2017 

There is still time to enter the Dav Pilkey Educator Contest! Now until this Friday (April 14th!), educators can to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer...

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On the podcast: Changing how students read (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  April 6th, 2017  Comments • 44

This week on the podcast, we sat down with award-winning authors and literacy educators Kylene Beers and Robert E.

Teachers, Libraries and Community Partners: Pre-register today for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Alexandra Wladich  April 3rd, 2017 

Today is an important day for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge; educators can now build their classrooms and pre-register their students to participate...

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New book by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst explains why how we read matters for students

Stephanie Agresti  March 31st, 2017 

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here!

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