Education

The Kids & Family Reading Report, India Edition

Alexandra Wladich  September 22nd, 2016 

Earlier this month, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report, India Edition, a nation-wide survey of children aged 6-17...

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Scholastic Book Fairs Idea Share: the place for Book Fair coordinators and volunteers!

Guest Blogger  September 20th, 2016 

Scholastic Book Fairs coordinators and volunteers have expressed an interest in having an online space where they can connect with each other to share ideas and...

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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Scholastic Teacher™

Gina Asprocolas  September 15th, 2016 

Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...

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Why libraries and librarians are so important

Brittany Sullivan  September 15th, 2016 

The library means many things to different people—it can serve as a home away from home, literary oasis, hands-on design lab, and so much more.

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!

Nicole Ortiz  September 15th, 2016 
¡Feliz Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Today marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month. Starting on September 15th and running through October 15th, Hispanic Heritage... Read more

Meet the Scholastic STEM Ambassador… Captain Barrington Irving!

Brittany Sullivan  September 13th, 2016 

In 2007, Captain Barrington Irving became the youngest pilot to fly around the world in a single engine airplane. On his incredible 97-day journey, he...

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How do we get kids to talk about their day in school?

Guest Blogger  September 12th, 2016 
Parents often ruefully remark that when they ask their child after school, “How was your day?” the typical, dreaded answer is, “Fine.”

This year, create your best classroom library ever!

Guest Blogger  September 8th, 2016 

Allison Gillingham from our Scholastic Teachers team joins us today on the blog to talk about our best classroom library ever campaign.

The most important thing you should know about me is...

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 6th, 2016 

Last week we were all sharing a New York Times article around the office about teacher Kyle Schwartz’s experiment in her third grade classroom, where she asked...

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The importance of reading aloud to your children

Guest Blogger  August 31st, 2016 

Today we welcome Lester Laminack, award-winning children’s author, acclaimed educator, and the creator of The Best Friend Fiction Collection and the...

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Super 5 Power Moves for Back-to-School

Guest Blogger  August 29th, 2016 
Today we welcome Windy Lopez-Aflitto from Learning Heroes to the blog! Below, Windy shares "power moves" that parents can use to make back-to-school a success.

Announcing the 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners!

Brittany Sullivan  August 25th, 2016 

Earlier this year, a panel comprised of top industry professionals (including 2015 School Librarian of the Year, Kristina Holzweiss!) carefully combed through the...

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Student Vote polls are open! Kids across the country cast their votes for president

Brittany Sullivan  August 23rd, 2016 

Election Day is around the corner and this year, kids can make their voices heard! Polls are now open for kids in grades K–12 to participate in the 2016 presidential...

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Interested in education? Check out edu@scholastic!

Julia Graeper  August 12th, 2016 
edu@scholastic is our blog for educators, school leaders and anyone passionate about teaching and learning.

Lauren Tarshis: how the I Survived series first began

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 11th, 2016 

Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series, recently joined us on the podcast to talk about why her stories of survival resonate so deeply with young...

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The best thing about back-to-school season

Morgan Baden  August 10th, 2016 

Last week I walked by a display of every back-to-school item a kid could want: notebooks and pens, binders and folders, paper clips and push pins, locker mirrors and...

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Career Corner: An August Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  August 10th, 2016 

Are you interested in books, literacy, or education? Take a look at a selection of our new job postings below, which we've highlighted as part of our "Career Corner"...

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Edwidge Danticat on twin magic

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 8th, 2016 

Yesterday was Sisters Day, so today we're talking about twins! (Why not?) Twin sisters Giselle and Isabelle are at the center of Edwidge Danticat's novel...

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New podcast episode: Lauren Tarshis

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 4th, 2016 

When Scholastic classroom magazine editor Lauren Tarshis began writing, the original idea she had for a series was to write "four little, simple historical fiction books...

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Managing pre-K nerves

Julia Graeper  August 4th, 2016 

My four-year-old daughter will be entering pre-K next month, and needs a little help getting ready and calm for this big transition.

Inside the Democratic National Convention with Scholastic News Kid Reporters

Brittany Sullivan  August 1st, 2016 

On Monday, July 25, the 2016 Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, PA!

Our favorite social media moments from the Summer Reading Road Trip

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 29th, 2016 

The Summer Reading Road Trip has come to an end! 10,000 miles, 25+ cities, and thousands of happy kids later, we're rounding up some of our favorite...

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What's new & exciting with Storyworks Jr. (we want to hear from you!)

Guest Blogger  July 28th, 2016 
We want to help you solve your classroom challenges and increase your joyful teaching moments.

Our favorite #mugglemob moments

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 26th, 2016 

It's been five days since the #mugglemub took SoHo by surprise, filling the streets with Harry Potter magic (and onlookers' cameras with some stunning pictures and video...

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Our favorite Scholastic moments from #ILA16

Alexandra Wladich  July 20th, 2016 

Earlier this month I attended the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference & Exhibit in Boston, MA. In addition to speaking with dedicated educators, I had...

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