Education

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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This NBA Referee is a rock star reading role model!

Brittany Sullivan  March 2nd, 2017 

We all have role models in our lives, whether they’re parents, teachers, or other members of the community—people who inspire us and have a lasting impact on our habits,...

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Live from our library: books that celebrate Black History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  March 1st, 2017 

On Monday we presented our fourth installment of “Live From Our Library” on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, a series where I share book recommendations for all ages...

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This is how you build a love of reading

Julia Graeper  February 24th, 2017 

You won't be surprised to learn that when I look back at my favorite elementary school reading memories, the best ones were times when I felt relaxed, happy, and fully...

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Career Corner: A February Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  February 13th, 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!

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 16, with these free resources

Alexandra Wladich  February 9th, 2017 

Recent data from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, revealed that kids ages 6–11 and their parents agree that they enjoy read...

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Deadline alert! Short story contest with Scope magazine and Lisa Yee

Julia Graeper  February 8th, 2017 

Lisa Yee has written three first lines to stories that don’t exist. Students pick their favorite line and use it to write a short story of their own. 

How kids changed the world

Brittany Sullivan  February 2nd, 2017 

Meet Ayanna Najuma.

In the 1950s, when Ayanna was just 7 years old, she and other children started a movement to desegregate the lunch counters and restaurants in...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition shares new data on reading aloud, inequities in access to books, diversity in children's books and more

Alexandra Wladich  January 31st, 2017 

Did you know the average household with children ages 0–17 has 104 children’s books in the home?Did you also know that only half of all parents with children ages 6–17 (48...

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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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