Helping incarcerated moms read to their babies

Morgan Baden  May 5th, 2015 

Reading to your baby starting from birth is crucial -- we know this from research from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Happy National Teacher Day!

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2015 

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...

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13 authors join forces to get kids reading this summer

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 4th, 2015 

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...

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Guest Blogger  May 1st, 2015 

Guest blogger Rachel Haines from our Teacher Channel is here to talk about Teacher Appreciation Week!

Attention all teachers: We want...

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Tips from the top schools: summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 29th, 2015 

The 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins this coming Monday!

Have you seen what's possible lately?

Morgan Baden  April 27th, 2015 

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 businesses

Scholastic  April 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.

Notes from a Scholastic intern: education is everywhere

Guest Blogger  April 23rd, 2015 

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...

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Maria Walther: Reading—Experience It!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2015 

Maria Walther is a National Board Certified educator and currently teaches in Aurora, Illinois. Walther was honored as Illinois Reading Educator of the Year...

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Giveaway: How do you celebrate Earth Day?

Morgan Baden  April 22nd, 2015  Comments • 141

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...

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Teachers, this is the summer reading program you've been waiting for

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 16th, 2015 

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...

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Mathematics gets an “extreme makeover”

Alexandra Wladich  April 14th, 2015 

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...

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Writing tip: be fearless

Alexandra Wladich  April 13th, 2015 

As you have heard, and probably read about here and here, April is National Card and Letter Writing Month.

How is your community promoting summer reading?

Guest Blogger  April 13th, 2015  Comments • 29

Today, our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team kicks off an exciting summer reading contest!

Project Summer is back!

No matter how much high...

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The search is on for the next School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  April 9th, 2015 

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...