Education

The power of music in the classroom

Alexandra Wladich  September 12th, 2014 

As seen in Education Week, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, elementary students who participated in music programs for two years...

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“The Smartest Card in Your Wallet”

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 9th, 2014 

That is the catchphrase for 2014’s Library Card Sign Up Month campaign from the American Library Association, so today during my lunch break I signed up for a card at the...

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Open a World of Possible

Morgan Baden  September 8th, 2014 

On this International Literacy Day, we're starting something new: a movement to help children become lifelong independent readers. We call it Open a World of Possible, and...

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And the new world record for summer reading is...

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 5th, 2014 

...somewhere north of 300 million minutes. Impressive, right?

Ask Parent & Child: "Can’t I Google it?"

Scholastic  September 3rd, 2014 

Readers often submit questions to Parent & Child Magazine. We liked this one so much, we wanted to share it with you here! Find more in the September issue of...

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OOMers head back to school, in pictures

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 2nd, 2014 

Kids around the country are heading back to school! For most New York City students, classes begin this Thursday.

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  Comments • 4

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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Happening tonight: our #SummerToSchool Twitter chat

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 25th, 2014 

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

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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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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The importance of all children seeing themselves in literature

Michael Strouse  August 20th, 2014 

"When I began to read, I began to exist."

What's it like to intern at Scholastic? (part 4)

Morgan Baden  August 20th, 2014 

This year's crop of summer interns have (mostly) left us as August comes to a close...but their experiences won't be forgotten. Today we're featuring Julia Elliott...

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