Education

"Hanging out" over summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 17th, 2014 

Last night we hosted our very first Google+ Hangout! At 8pm, a panel of educators, moderator Pam Allyn, and an audience comprised of teachers, principals...

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New literacy and math education programs for the international market

Kristen Joerger  April 14th, 2014 

Our International team has big news today! Scholastic announced two new education programs for the international market, Scholastic Literacy Pro and Scholastic PR1ME...

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Teaching resource for National Poetry Month

Anne Sparkman  April 11th, 2014 

In honor of National Poetry Month, students across the country have been writing away and learning about poetry. Teachers, for continued inspiration to have your students...

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It's National Volunteer Week!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 10th, 2014 

It's National Volunteer Week! Established in 1974, this week has always been about working together, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds in...

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Stopping the summer slide: a Google+ hangout

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 10th, 2014 

Have plans next Wednesday? Now you do. At 8pm EST, join us for a Google+ hangout on the subject of summer reading! Pam Allyn, literacy expert and founder of LitWorld, will...

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Celebrity chef heats up the kitchen in Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode

Alexandra Wladich  April 9th, 2014 

Calling all foodies and math fanatics! Register today and tune in on 4/29 at 1pm EST for the Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode.The Chew’s Carla Hall,...

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Early years are learning years

Alexandra Wladich  April 8th, 2014 

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that thousands of new pre-k seats will be open for the next school year. However, NYC is not the only community...

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Open today: Teacher registration for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 7th, 2014 

Big news, teachers: registration for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open! If you want to keep your students reading this summer,...

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Happy School Librarian Day!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 4th, 2014 

Flashback: the school was in Far Rockaway, the decade was the ‘80s, and the librarian was Mrs. Antosofsky… Our class visited the library once a week, sat...

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Teaching children about digital citizenship

Alexandra Wladich  April 3rd, 2014 

I recently overheard my six year old niece asking her mother for an iPhone. Although my niece is still mastering the skills needed to become a fluent reader, she is an...

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Teachers, this summer reading challenge is for you

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 31st, 2014 

Research tells us that teachers typically spend 4-6 weeks at the beginning of every school year re-teaching materials from the previous year. Why? Because students have...

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Our reading "pyramids"

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 28th, 2014 

March is National Nutrition Month, and you've likely seen a lot of health and wellness-related content in the news lately. I came across the USDA's re-imagined food...

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Live from China: Michelle Obama answers kids' questions

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 27th, 2014 

During her recent trip to China (March 19-26, 2014), the First Lady invited kids in U.S. classrooms to submit their questions about her trip. The questions rolled in, from...

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Bringing families together

Guest Blogger  March 26th, 2014 

In The Verge’s recent video feature, “The Future is Now,” president of Scholastic Media Deborah Forte discussed Scholastic’s goal in delivering unified on-screen...

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A milestone for the Scholastic Book Fairs app!

Morgan Baden  March 25th, 2014 

Big news about the Scholastic Book Fairs app: it just broke 100,000 downloads!

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