Education

A look back at ILA 2017

Emily Morrow  July 18th, 2017 

Educators from all over the country traveled to Orlando last weekend to attend the International Literacy Association's 2017 conference. In case you couldn't make it down...

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When you really, really love your child's teachers

Julia Graeper  July 13th, 2017 
At Scholastic, we love teachers. That particular value has been instilled in me since even before I became a parent.

Celebrate the first day of summer with a good book!

Alexandra Wladich  June 21st, 2017 

Today is the official first day of summer (yay!). It’s also the perfect time pick out a book with your child and start reading!

Clemson gets kids reading this summer with Tigers Read!

Julia Graeper  June 20th, 2017 

Clemson University, the South Carolina Department of Education and Coach Dabo Swinney's All In Team Foundation teamed up with Scholastic for Tigers Read!

Using storytelling to get ready for Kindergarten

Julia Graeper  June 16th, 2017 

Every day, she requests a story with roughly the same structure: one of her stuffed animals is going to school for the first time, or is going to a new school. 

Top tips for teaching kids about cybersecurity

Stephanie Agresti  June 16th, 2017 

Cybersecurity has taken center stage. Kids are living in a time captivated by the Internet of Things and they are continually bombarded...

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46 government officials sign on as 2017 Reading Ambassadors for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Josephine Djonovic  June 15th, 2017 

Today we are excited to announce that 42 Governors’ Spouses, 3 Governors and 1 Lieutenant Governor representing the U.S. and U.S. territories have signed...

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Kid Reporters cover stories around the world

Stephanie Agresti  June 13th, 2017 

Kid Reporters from across the country and around the world cover topics that matter most to kids. In 2016–2017, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps reported stories out...

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Career Corner: A June Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  June 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!

Scholastic's National Advisory Council: Equity in Education

Julia Graeper  May 31st, 2017 

The meeting is an important moment for professional learning for Scholastic staff, who gather to learn from and be inspired by our diverse group of advisors.

The New York Times Upfront explores the art of protest

Stephanie Agresti  May 31st, 2017 

Visiting art museums and looking at art is one of my favorite things to do. When I look at a new piece, I try to avoid looking at the description posted beside it that...

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Happy 52nd birthday, Head Start!

Brittany Sullivan  May 22nd, 2017 

On Thursday, May 18, Scholastic and the National Head Start Association (NHSA) teamed up to celebrate Head Start’s 52nd birthday with a first-ever nationwide Community...

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Reflecting on the end of the school year

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 18th, 2017 

The last month of school is a bookend, just as defining as the beginning. As teachers, we start the year sharing our expectations and setting classroom routines, as well...

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May is Latino Books Month!

Loribelle Lapaix  May 17th, 2017 

Latino Books Month celebrates Latino authors and illustrators, books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity and promotes literacy amongst Latinos.

Student from Buffalo, NY Wins 2017 Junior Scholastic® Can You Find Mapman®? Contest

Stephanie Agresti  May 15th, 2017 

Every year, students from across the country and around the world participate in the Junior Scholastic® "Can You Find Mapman®?" contest,...

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Map: If your state were a country…

Brittany Sullivan  May 11th, 2017 

It’s time for a quick economics lesson! Similar to every country around the world, every state in the U.S. has a gross domestic product (GDP)—the total value of goods...

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Career Corner: A May Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  May 10th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

10 reasons we LOVE teachers!

Nicole Ortiz  May 9th, 2017 

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! And to celebrate, we wanted to share just a few reasons why teachers are so special. 

The 5 fictional teachers we wish were real

Emily Morrow  May 8th, 2017 

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Scholastic LOVES teachers, so we're celebrating all week long.

Join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  May 8th, 2017  Comments • 40

Get ready to start reading! The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open!

Enter the “Weekly Reader: Summer Express” workbook giveaway!

Guest Blogger  May 3rd, 2017  Comments • 24

Thank you to Tara Welty, Vice President, Group Editorial Director and Editor of Teacher Magazine, ART Magazine and Teacher Resources, for this post!...

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Three students recognized in Junior Scholastic Magazine’s “Eyewitness to History” contest!

Guest Blogger  May 3rd, 2017 

Today we welcome Jane Nussbaum, Executive Editor from Junior Scholastic, to the blog. Below, Jane shares some exciting news Junior Scholastic's Eyewitness to History...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition

Alexandra Wladich  May 2nd, 2017 

Today, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition, a national survey of children ages 6–17 and...

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School Principals' Day: Celebrating school leaders

Julia Graeper  May 1st, 2017 

School Principals' Day is the perfect opportunity to highlight the work that these educational leaders do all year long to support students, teachers and families. 

New research report reveals teachers’ & principals’ views on literacy

Brittany Sullivan  April 26th, 2017 

Whether in the classroom or at home, teachers and principals firmly believe in the power of reading. In fact, the overwhelming majority of educators agree that providing...

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