Education

Happy National Kindergarten Day!

Loribelle Lapaix  April 21st, 2017 

Before we dive into the many reasons why Kindergarten is beneficial and how you can celebrate #NationalKindergartenDay, let’s discuss the origins of the...

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Earth Day is April 22: Watch what happens behind-the-scenes at a recycling center

Stephanie Agresti  April 20th, 2017 

Bottles, cans and paper, oh my! Are you doing a lesson on recycling for Earth Day which is April 22? Scholastic News editor Blair Rainsford went behind-the-scenes...

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Junior Scholastic offers kids tips for relieving stress

Stephanie Agresti  April 18th, 2017 

As summer approaches and testing at the end of the school year begins, students’ stress levels can increase. April is National Stress Awareness Month and...

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Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  April 11th, 2017 

We have new featured jobs for April

Resources to support students with autism spectrum disorder

Stephanie Agresti  April 10th, 2017 

April is National Autism Awareness Month. To highlight the importance of this month, we’ve compiled some tips and strategies from our leading expert in...

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Educators, enter for a chance to win 500 books for your school

Alexandra Wladich  April 10th, 2017 

There is still time to enter the Dav Pilkey Educator Contest! Now until this Friday (April 14th!), educators can to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer...

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On the podcast: Changing how students read (and a giveaway!)

Emily Morrow  April 6th, 2017  Comments • 44

This week on the podcast, we sat down with award-winning authors and literacy educators Kylene Beers and Robert E.

Teachers, Libraries and Community Partners: Pre-register today for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Alexandra Wladich  April 3rd, 2017 

Today is an important day for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge; educators can now build their classrooms and pre-register their students to participate...

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New book by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst explains why how we read matters for students

Stephanie Agresti  March 31st, 2017 

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here!

Kids help save the planet: Exclusive interview with Jane Goodall

Stephanie Agresti  March 30th, 2017 

Kid Reporters part of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps cover important topics and interview fascinating people from across the country and around the world every day....

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Students in alternative settings discover the power of reading

Brittany Sullivan  March 30th, 2017 

It’s no secret that providing access to high-quality, age appropriate books can have a big impact on students’ literacy skills and future academic success. But, what does...

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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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