Education

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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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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An epic trip: what I learned in Helsinki and the Hague

Guest Blogger  July 18th, 2016 
I learned about the fabled Finnish educational system, which is considered to be one of the best in the world.

Weekend listening: some of our favorite podcast episodes

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 15th, 2016 

Another hot summer weekend, another chance to cool off inside. With temperatures in New York City climbing into the high 90's, I plan to retreat indoors to cook, read, and...

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New podcast episode: Edwidge Danticat

Suzanne McCabe  July 12th, 2016 

We're honored to have Edwidge Danticat join us for our latest Scholastic Reads podcast episode. 

112 million minutes and counting!

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 6th, 2016 

Kids from around the world have logged an impressive 112 million minutes so far across nine weeks of the Summer Reading Challenge! We crunched some...

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Sweepstakes alert! Guided Reading Short Reads Fiction

Brittany Sullivan  July 5th, 2016 

Here at Scholastic, our core mission is built on that special moment when a child’s face lights up and he or she discovers the boundless possibilities in literature, no...

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In Our Feeds: Harry Potter beach accessories, ice cream art, and authors' unexpected day jobs

Megan Kaesshaefer  July 1st, 2016 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great (long and patriotic) weekend!...

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STEM fun at Scholastic with a pop-up maker fair

Julia Graeper  June 30th, 2016 
We invited local NYC students to built simple circuits, parallel circuits, LED cloud pins and light-up pop-up cards!

New podcast episode: Drag it up with Jeffery Self!

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 29th, 2016 

In honor of Pride Month, we invited author and actor Jeffery Self to join us on the podcast to talk about his new YA debut, Drag Teen. The brilliantly-funny book...

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Free resources to celebrate the Fourth of July

Alexandra Wladich  June 29th, 2016 

Celebrate the Fourth of July by having the children in your life learn more about famous figures from U.S history, the American flag and system of government with these...

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5 books that make perfect graduation gifts

Guest Blogger  June 28th, 2016 

This post was written by Emily Bowman, a summer intern in the Corporate Communications department.

You're invited: a special screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Megan Kaesshaefer  June 27th, 2016 

Just announced this morning: J.K. Rowling will join Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne on stage at Carnegie Hall on November 12th, 2016,...

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