In honor of the 4th of July, we asked the Governors and Governors' Spouses who comprise our list of 2015 Summer Reading Challenge Reading Ambassadors to share with us...Read more
There is no doubt that engaging families in the education of their children can be an effective practice for boosting student achievement and school success. As research...Read more
Three months ago, we announced a new partnership with James Patterson that aimed to give $1.5 million to school libraries in need across the country.
Franki Sibberson, K–5 school librarian, now teaches third grade. She is the author of Beyond Leveled Books, Still Learning to Read, Day-to-Day...Read more
Yesterday marked the first of the 2015 Scholastic Book Fairs Reading Summits! These summits bring...Read more
Parents and teachers, in an effort to log as many minutes as possible through the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge AND to break the world record for summer reading, we’...Read more
It's hard to believe we're already seven weeks into the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Here's a quick update on the program and some highlights from the past...Read more
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!
Juan Felipe Herrera is an author of 29 books that include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and young adult novels.
Today we're thrilled to announce that 44 U.S. Governors’ Spouses and four Governors have shown their support for summer reading by signing on as “...Read more
School is almost out for the summer! Every year around this time, teachers and parents look for ways to keep kids reading during the summer months (and ways to...Read more
To spark a love of reading in students at an early age and encourage parents to take an active role in their child’s education, Rochester City School District in New York...Read more
Alan Lawrence Sitomer is an author, a California Teacher of the Year award winner and the founder of the Writer’s Success Academy. In addition to having...Read more
What do kids want in the books they read? Or more generally, why do kids read? We asked this important question earlier this year when we surveyed kids and...Read more
It's officially graduation season! Seniors across the country are poised to toss their graduation caps high in the air and leave college in their rear view mirrors. With...Read more
As of today, kids have read over 40 million minutes in the Summer Reading Challenge! (Picking my jaw up off the floor.) Their relentless minute logging has unlocked two of...Read more
Today, we released the results of a special survey we did of the 2015 State Teachers of the Year.
Two weeks down, sixteen more to go in the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! As of this afternoon, kids have logged just under 30 million minutes...Read more
Working in the Scholastic archive, we sometimes discover books in the stacks that take us on a walk down memory lane. Today those books are...
Each year during the 180 Awards I am reminded of the amazing work done in schools across the country and the tremendous accomplishments by students and educators despite...Read more
One week ago today the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched. After seven days of unprecedented minute logging from participating kids, it's safe to say the...Read more
With graduation right around the corner we thought this would be a great time to share the “Teachers’ Guide to Getting Hired” from Instructor Magazine. From the...Read more
"The world of reading opens when a child chooses a book that she wants to read. The first step to turning a child into a reader is CHOICE!" - Laura Robb
Reading to your baby starting from birth is crucial -- we know this from research from the American Academy of Pediatrics.