We excited to welcome author Paul Griffin to the blog today for a Q&A! Read on to learn more about his writing process, his childhood spent reading, and the story...Read more
Here at Scholastic, we spend a lot of time talking to teachers about their needs in the classroom. They often tell us that they want engaging materials that fit into their...Read more
It's been 12 weeks since the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge began! It's time to check in on how the program is doing and see what's on the horizon in the coming weeks....Read more
The International Literacy Association held their annual conference in St. Louis over the weekend; educators and literacy drivers gathered to be inspired and energized...Read more
Linda Alston, a peer teacher evaluator for Denver Public Schools, is also a master teacher of young children. She has won the Milken National Educator Award...Read more
Colleen Prendergast from our Trade Publishing group joins us today on the blog to talk about tips for getting your child reading ready and an exciting...Read more
We're 11 weeks into the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge and kids are so close to crossing a major milestone: logging 150 million minutes! From New...Read more
Summer is in full swing, but that is no reason to stop learning! In addition to the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, here are some fun summer activities to engage...Read more
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.