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.
Today is National Teacher Day, a part of the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual Teacher Appreciation Week which honors teachers across the country. It’s no...Read more
It's official: the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun! As of today, kids can start logging the minutes they spend reading in exchange for virtual rewards, free...Read more
Guest blogger Rachel Haines from our Teacher Channel is here to talk about Teacher Appreciation Week!
Attention all teachers: We want...Read more
The 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins this coming Monday!
Check out the refreshed Open a World of Possible website!
Scholastic to invest in core Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution and Classroom & Supplemental Materials Publishing businessesApril 24th, 2015
This morning, we announced that Scholastic has entered into an agreement to sell our Educational Technology and Services business to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
It is 3:27 p.m. and I scramble to send my final emails of the day. The subway I need leaves at 3:29, giving me just enough time to make it to my 4:10 class. With every...Read more
Maria Walther is a National Board Certified educator and currently teaches in Aurora, Illinois. Walther was honored as Illinois Reading Educator of the Year...Read more
It's been 45 years since Earth Day was established, and, amazingly, we're still having conversations about the need to protect our planet.
Those conversations need...Read more
We're just weeks away from the start of the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge (SRC), and already teachers around the world have pre-registered over...Read more
What are two things you need to build a house? We’ve teamed up with Ty Pennington, best known for hosting ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, to show students...Read more
As you have heard, and probably read about here and here, April is National Card and Letter Writing Month.
Today, our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team kicks off an exciting summer reading contest!
UPDATE - CONTEST WINNERS...Read more
Do you know an outstanding school librarian? Now is the time to nominate him or her for the 2015 School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year Award...