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“Mischief, managed!”

Nadia Almahdi  October 30th, 2014 

October 30 is known as “Mischief Night,” an evening typically associated with pranks and shenanigans. Since we want to avoid any trouble, vandalism, and run-ins...

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Happening TODAY: an exclusive video with Taylor Swift!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 29th, 2014 

We are so excited to air an exclusive video with Taylor Swift at 1 o'clock ET this afternoon! In this 30 minute video, Taylor talks with kids (and...

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Reminder: a live chat with Goosebumps author R.L. Stine!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 27th, 2014  Comments • 2

An eerie hush has fallen over the halls of Scholastic. Employees are nervously busying themselves, jumping out of their chairs at every little noise, cowering under their...

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Make A Difference Day

Alexandra Wladich  October 24th, 2014 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Plan to make a difference! Tomorrow, Saturday, October 25, 2014 is Make a Difference Day. Make A Difference Day is the largest...

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Dick Robinson on the value of reading

Guest Blogger  October 21st, 2014 

Dick Robinson, Chairman and CEO of Scholastic, discusses the importance of independent reading, reading for pleasure, and connecting children with the right books....

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Taylor Swift wants to know how kids "Shake It Off"

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 21st, 2014 

You already know global superstar Taylor Swift is joining us on Ocotber 29th to talk to kids about her love of reading and writing (We. Cannot. Wait.).

Your Monday pick-me-up: 5 empowering quotes

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 20th, 2014 

Monday blues bringing you down? May I direct your attention to a board on Pinterest that is gauranteed to lift your mood.

Making the most of your professional learning opportunities (and a giveaway for NY state teachers)

Alexandra Wladich  October 17th, 2014  Comments • 6

Today, Elizabeth Stein, a special education teacher and instructional coach in Smithtown, New York and author of Comprehension Lessons for RTI: Grades 3-5,...

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Free resources for Halloween

Alexandra Wladich  October 16th, 2014  Comments • 1

Halloween is right around the corner and Scholastic.com has tons of free resources, ideas and activities for the classroom. To get your students in the Halloween spirit we...

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Hispanic music and family, and a giveaway!

Guest Blogger  October 15th, 2014  Comments • 1

All month, Maya & Miguel will be on OOM weekly to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Last time: Mexican art with Miguel; today, we...

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'Trick or Tweet' with Goosebumps author R.L. Stine

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 15th, 2014 

This year, October 30th—not the 31st—is hands down the scariest day of the year. (Why the day before Halloween and not Halloween itself?) Because Goosebumps author...

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Read aloud, in print or digital

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 14th, 2014 

An article entitled 'Is E-Reading to Your Toddler Story Time, or Simply Screen Time?' landed on the front page of The New York Times on Saturday and has since...

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To teachers, with love from Usher

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2014  Comments • 2

As you know by now, global superstar Usher is joining us on November 6th to help children discover the power of reading in a live webcast for schools, ...

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Rudine Sims Bishop: Reading to Affirm, Inform, and Empower

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 7th, 2014 

Rudine Sims Bishop is an author and professor emerita at Ohio State University. She served on the 1992 American Library Association’s Newbery Award Committee, the 1999...

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The Importance of Family and Community Engagement (and a Google+ Hangout!)

Alexandra Wladich  October 6th, 2014 

Did you know parent involvement is a main factor in student success? According to a Primary Sources survey conducted by Scholastic and the Bill...

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