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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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Join in Teach Graphix Week!

Emily Morrow  January 17th, 2017 
Next week is #TeachGRAPHIXWeek, a week-long celebration of graphic novels that will include a live broadcast, Skype calls with Graphix authors and illustrators, free teaching... Read more

Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 12th, 2017 

Happy New Year! Scholastic has some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

7 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in your classroom

Emily Morrow  January 11th, 2017 

This year, we're celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16. We've rounded up some of our teaching resources to help you start conversations in the...

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Librarians share their predictions for education trends in 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 29th, 2016 

Now that 2016 has come to a close, we chatted with eight outstanding librarians to get their takes on what trends will have a meaningful impact on the education field in...

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Books for Nguzo Saba: the seven principles of Kwanzaa

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 20th, 2016 

This year marks the 50th birthday of Kwanzaa, founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga.

The most meaningful gift this holiday season

Guest Blogger  December 16th, 2016 

Looking for ways to make reading an integral part of this holiday season? In his guest post, Mark Merrill, President and Founder of Family First and All Pro Dad, gives...

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The 12 coolest kids we met in 2016

Guest Blogger  December 14th, 2016 

Every year, we get the opportunity to meet inspiring, creative, and courageous kids through our Scholastic Classroom Magazines and 2016 was no different. In fact, this...

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When a teacher moves to another grade, what happens to the books?

Julia Graeper  December 13th, 2016 
Katherine also dives into some more thorny issues (the elephants in the room), around teaching and building classroom libraries.

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 8th, 2016 
It's the end of the year, and Scholastic has some new job postings!

33,000 students to receive 10 free books thanks to My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs

Alexandra Wladich  November 30th, 2016 

At Scholastic, we know how important it is for students to have access to books they want to read.

Surround children with books, says Kwame Alexander

Guest Blogger  November 28th, 2016 

We recently had a conversation with Kwame Alexander—poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author—on his new project, Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop,...

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Teacher & Principal School Report reveals educators’ views on equity in education

Brittany Sullivan  November 16th, 2016 

“Equity in education for all children should be a national priority.” That’s what the majority of teachers and principals told us as part of the new Teacher...

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Don't miss Scholastic Trade author panels and book signings at NCTE

Alexandra Wladich  November 14th, 2016 

This week, Scholastic Trade authors including Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants, and Maggie Stiefvater, author of the Shiver...

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America's long-running magazine for teachers celebrates 125 years

Alexandra Wladich  November 11th, 2016 

Did you know that teachers in the early- to mid-20th century were expected to educate children in nutrition, morality, even gum massage? 

Career Corner: A November Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  November 9th, 2016 
We have some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

Mark your calendars! A Facebook Live with autism expert, Barbara Boroson

Alexandra Wladich  November 7th, 2016 

Join us on the Scholastic Teachers Facebook page on Thursday, November 10 at 3pmET for Facebook Live with Barbara Boroson, author of...

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Comparing the candidates: 1924 and today

Julia Graeper  November 2nd, 2016 
We dug up a comparison of the 1924 party platforms, published by The Scholastic, and thought it would be fun to compare them with 2016.

Five easy ways to be a reading role model

Alexandra Wladich  November 2nd, 2016 

November is “National Inspirational Role Models Month.” To celebrate, we wanted to share some ways you can be a reading role model.

At Scholastic,we know that...

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#SmartTeachingTips Giveaway: Share how you use Scholastic magazines in your classroom!

Brittany Sullivan  November 1st, 2016 

Here at Scholastic, one of our favorite things is getting a sneak peek into the innovative and fun ways that teachers bring our magazines to life in the classroom (in case...

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Meet the 22 exceptional teachers chosen to write for the Scholastic "Top Teaching" blog!

Nicole Ortiz  October 27th, 2016 
Today, we are excited to announce the “Top Teaching” bloggers for 2016-17! Selected by Scholastic editors, this year’s team of exceptional educators consists of 22 new and... Read more

New video series: Mr. Schu Goes to the Book Fair

Alexandra Wladich  October 27th, 2016 

Today, we caught up with John Schumacher, Ambassador for School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs, to hear about his newest video series, Mr. Schu Goes to the...

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The Beatles: Influencing Yesterday and Today

Gina Asprocolas  October 25th, 2016 

Last Wednesday was an exciting day here at Scholastic – we hosted a live webcast presented by TeachRock.org in our Auditorium for New York City students all about the...

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