Education

Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson remembers Norman Bridwell

Guest Blogger  December 17th, 2014 

All of us at Scholastic are deeply saddened by the news that Norman Bridwell, the creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, died last Friday evening on Martha’s...

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A sad farewell to Norman Bridwell

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 16th, 2014  Comments • 3

Sad news reached us today at Scholastic. It's with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Norman Bridwell, author/illustrator of the Clifford the...

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10 school librarians to follow on Twitter

Brittany Sullivan  December 15th, 2014  Comments • 4

We were fortunate enough to meet some truly incredible school librarians in 2014.

These library professionals are charging ahead, exemplifying what it means to be a...

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Our 9 favorite quotes about reading from 2014

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 15th, 2014 

This year we launched our new literacy initiative, Open a World of Possible, which celebrates the pleasure and power of reading.

The Twelve Days of YA

Guest Blogger  December 11th, 2014 

Emily Morrow from our This is Teen team is here to talk about The 12 Days of YA! 

Twitter chat: What kids want in books

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 11th, 2014 

This holiday season, why not give kids the kinds of books they want to read? As a part of our Kids & Family Reading Report (5th edition) sneak peek...

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Scholastic’s commitment to invest in early childhood education

Alexandra Wladich  December 10th, 2014 

As a company that has championed the importance of early learning, we are excited to announce Scholastic’s commitment to provide in-kind donations of more than $1 million...

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Career corner: Your monthly roundup of Scholastic jobs

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 9th, 2014  Comments • 1

Are you passionate about books, literacy, and education? You might be a great fit for Scholastic!

The "Scholastic Santa" story has stolen our hearts

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 3rd, 2014  Comments • 2

There is a powerful story making the rounds online this week starring a Michigan teacher who just wanted to help her student save money to buy a book.

The Obamas shopped small (and bought 17 books!)

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 1st, 2014 

This Saturday was Small Business Saturday, a nationally recognized day when people are encouraged to support their local community by shopping "small" at...

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Celebrate National Family Week!

Guest Blogger  November 26th, 2014  Comments • 2

Welcoming Leticia Bennett from Scholastic's Family and Community Engagement team to the blog. She's here to share tips for parents and families around...

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Making the grades to help a person in need

Alexandra Wladich  November 26th, 2014  Comments • 1

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here is a story that touched our hearts .

Guess who’s coming to Thanksgiving dinner?

Guest Blogger  November 25th, 2014 

Danielle Klimashousky, Associate Marketing Manager at Scholastic Media, joins us today for a guest post about everyone's favorite word nerd!

NBA Referees take a "Time Out for Reading"

Alexandra Wladich  November 25th, 2014 

At Scholastic we believe all children need positive role models, as young people will be what they see. Research has shown children who participated in mentoring programs...

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Scholastic News Kid Reporter interviews President Barack Obama

Kristen Joerger  November 24th, 2014 

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to our new Scholastic News Kids Press Corps. Our new reporters had just started working on their first assignments when we received the...

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