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...Read more
Today we welcome Lester Laminack, award-winning children’s author, acclaimed educator, and the creator of The Best Friend Fiction Collection and the...Read more
Earlier this year, a panel comprised of top industry professionals (including 2015 School Librarian of the Year, Kristina Holzweiss!) carefully combed through the...Read more
Scholastic News® Student Vote polls are open! Kids across the country cast their votes for presidentAugust 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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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"...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.
On Monday, July 25, the 2016 Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, PA!
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...Read more
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...Read more
Earlier this month I attended the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference & Exhibit in Boston, MA. In addition to speaking with dedicated educators, I had...Read more
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...Read more
We're honored to have Edwidge Danticat join us for our latest Scholastic Reads podcast episode.
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...Read more
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...Read more
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!...Read more
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...Read more