500,000 books distributed to children across the country

Alexandra Wladich  March 25th, 2015 

At Scholastic, we believe that literacy – the ability to read, write and understand – is the birthright of every child and that the right book at the right time...

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Chris Loker: Picture Books Across the Ages

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 24th, 2015 

Chris Loker is the proprietor of Children’s Book Gallery, an antiquarian children’s bookshop in San Francisco, specializing in children’s books and original...

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An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Kristen Joerger  March 19th, 2015 

Our Scholastic News Kid Reporters are getting the scoop in their communities and writing amazing stories about newsmakers, cool events, and people making a difference.

Literary March Madness!

Guest Blogger  March 19th, 2015 

Heather Scott from our fabulous Scholastic Reading Club team joins us today to talk about March Madness! She shares some of her favorite literary-themed tournaments....

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Our favorite not-so-leading-ladies

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 18th, 2015 

Every March during Women's History Month, we draw our attention to books by female authors and books featuring strong female protagonists. I truly love to...

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Resources for Brain Awareness Week

Alexandra Wladich  March 18th, 2015 

This week is Brain Awareness Week (BAW). BAW is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. To help celebrate BAW, we...

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Nancie Atwell: Secret Gardens

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 17th, 2015 

On the heels of her recent Global Teacher Prize win, we're sharing an essay Nancie Atwell wrote for our Open a World of Possible campaign.

Congrats to Nancie Atwell, recipient of the Global Teacher Prize

Lia Zneimer  March 17th, 2015 

We were thrilled to hear the news that Nancie Atwell, author ofThe Reading Zone and contributor to Scholastic's Open a World of Possible anthology was...

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Free resources for St. Patrick’s Day

Alexandra Wladich  March 12th, 2015 

Teach your students about Ireland’s most widely celebrated holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, with these free resources from

Bill McBride: My Life as a Reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 10th, 2015 

Bill McBride, Ph.D., is a well-known international speaker and educator. He is presently Author-in-Residence for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

5 Questions with James Patterson as he partners with Scholastic to help save school libraries!

Morgan Baden  March 9th, 2015 

James Patterson is a household name thanks to the incredible stories he tells. And now, he's helping to save school libraries.

Designing your own professional development (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  March 6th, 2015  Comments • 66

As former Oregon teacher of the year Steve Wyborney reminds us in his recent blog post, teachers are in charge of their own professional learning and...

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My Afghan Library Program Helps Promote Reading in Afghanistan

Gina Asprocolas  March 5th, 2015 

Have you heard of Scholastic’s My Afghan Library program? Funded by the US Embassy in Kabul, Scholastic designed a program in January 2011 to promote literacy in...

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Five ways to infuse the arts into your teaching

Alexandra Wladich  March 4th, 2015 

Today, Tara Welty, Editor-In-Chief for Instructor Magazine and Scholastic Art® Magazine has stopped by to share five ways to incorporate the arts into your...

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Janet S. Wong: Reading Made Us Useful

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 3rd, 2015 

Janet S. Wong is the author of 30 books for children, as well as a co-editor (with Sylvia Vardell) of The Poetry Friday Anthology series of professional...

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