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Live from our library: books that celebrate Women's History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 24th, 2017 

Today, on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, I shared some recommendations for books that celebrate Women's History Month and feature main characters that are ...

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Nominate the 2017 School Librarian of the Year!

Brittany Sullivan  March 21st, 2017 

Do you know a teacher librarian who constantly goes above and beyond—someone who fearlessly tackles new technology to inspire colleagues, students, and the community?...

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Educator contest alert! Tell us your transformation story to win a Leveled Bookroom 4.0

Brittany Sullivan  March 20th, 2017 

We have some exciting news for K–6 educators… The Scholastic Leveled Bookroom 4.0 is currently being packed up at our warehouse and is...

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Statement from Scholastic on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Scholastic  March 19th, 2017 

In the first printing of the newly updated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, released by Scholastic, three sentences from the original section...

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Education stories we love

Julia Graeper  March 17th, 2017 

Here are a few of my favorite edu@scholastic education stories from the last few weeks

Attention educators! Enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest for a chance to win 500 books

Alexandra Wladich  March 15th, 2017 

Calling all educators! Want to win free books for your school? Starting today, educators are invited to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading...

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How I learned to annotate using Classroom Magazines

Stephanie Agresti  March 13th, 2017 

I have vivid memories of reading Scholastic Classroom Magazines as a kid in fifth grade. I remember sitting in a circle as a class reading through the latest current...

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Five tips to help kids get ready for the test

Guest Blogger  March 10th, 2017 

Here are five simple ways you can learn more about the state test and help your child feel confident and ready.

Career Corner: A March Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  March 8th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one! As always, you can also...

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Let’s talk about fake news

Brittany Sullivan  March 8th, 2017 

It’s no secret that the topic of fake news is widely prevalent in our culture today, but while adults grapple with how to discern the credible from the false stories,...

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PAWS to Read! to your furry friends

Stephanie Agresti  March 7th, 2017 

March is PAWS to Read! Month, a time dedicated to encouraging kids to read aloud to their furry friends.  Studies show that children who regularly read aloud to therapy...

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How "Super Leaders" create "Super Readers" in the classroom

Brittany Sullivan  March 6th, 2017 

In their book Every Child A Super Reader, authors and literacy experts Pam Allyn and Ernest Morrell focus on the idea of “Super Readers”—students who are...

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Six questions you can ask to help make your classroom culturally responsive

Stephanie Agresti  March 3rd, 2017 

Finding ways to help students feel included at school and encouraged to learn is extremely important for teachers across grade levels. In an article that was featured in...

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It’s time to talk about eating disorders

Guest Blogger  March 3rd, 2017 

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and today we have a guest post from Kim Tranell, editor of Choices, Scholastic’s health and...

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This NBA Referee is a rock star reading role model!

Brittany Sullivan  March 2nd, 2017 

We all have role models in our lives, whether they’re parents, teachers, or other members of the community—people who inspire us and have a lasting impact on our habits,...

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Live from our library: books that celebrate Black History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 1st, 2017 

On Monday we presented our fourth installment of “Live From Our Library” on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, a series where I share book recommendations for all ages...

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This is how you build a love of reading

Julia Graeper  February 24th, 2017 

You won't be surprised to learn that when I look back at my favorite elementary school reading memories, the best ones were times when I felt relaxed, happy, and fully...

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Career Corner: A February Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  February 13th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 16, with these free resources

Alexandra Wladich  February 9th, 2017 

Recent data from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, revealed that kids ages 6–11 and their parents agree that they enjoy read...

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Deadline alert! Short story contest with Scope magazine and Lisa Yee

Julia Graeper  February 8th, 2017 

Lisa Yee has written three first lines to stories that don’t exist. Students pick their favorite line and use it to write a short story of their own. 

How kids changed the world

Brittany Sullivan  February 2nd, 2017 

Meet Ayanna Najuma.

In the 1950s, when Ayanna was just 7 years old, she and other children started a movement to desegregate the lunch counters and restaurants in...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition shares new data on reading aloud, inequities in access to books, diversity in children's books and more

Alexandra Wladich  January 31st, 2017 

Did you know the average household with children ages 0–17 has 104 children’s books in the home?Did you also know that only half of all parents with children ages 6–17 (48...

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An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps: Life on a ship, the Obama farewell & more

Anushka Mehrotra  January 20th, 2017 

Back in November, we welcomed 24 new Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, from across the United States and around the world to our Scholastic News Kids Press...

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A place for teachers to share their best ideas

Guest Blogger  January 19th, 2017 
What is the best way to create a community to bring together educators?

Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 19th, 2017 

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

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