A recap of the READ 180 team's #LiteracyChat on Twitter

Lia Zneimer  May 20th, 2014 
On Thursday of last week, the READ 180® team hosted their first-ever Twitter chat.

All-Stars continue to inspire across the country

Brittany Sullivan  May 15th, 2014 

We recently announced the 2014 Scholastic READ 180 and System 44 All-Star Award winners, 13 amazing students in grades 5–12 who overcame obstacles to...

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The best books for a celestial occultation

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 14th, 2014 

In case you missed it, we're currently experiencing a celestial occultation. Yep, as of 6:15am EST, the moon began to pass in front of Saturn, blocking it from view (also...

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From the NFL to NASA: an interview with Leland Melvin

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 12th, 2014  Comments • 1

As you probably know by now, NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin is a part of our Summer Reading Challenge team.

Thank you, teachers, today and always

Morgan Baden  May 6th, 2014 

"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world." - Malala Yousafzai

Honoring the 2014 Outstanding Educators

Alexandra Wladich  May 6th, 2014 

Through the work we do here at Scholastic, I find myself inspired by the passion educators have for their students and their success.

Let the 2014 Summer Reading Challenge begin!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2014 

As of this morning, the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open! Kids around the world can start logging their reading minutes in an effort to set a new...

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500,000 kids are ready to read this summer

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 1st, 2014 

Big news on the summer reading front: we learned today that teachers have registered over 500,000 students from over 21,000 classrooms to participate in...

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Introducing Storia School Edition and Core Clicks

Kristen Joerger  April 30th, 2014  Comments • 1

Attention, teachers and administrators! Today we launched two new subscription-based digital reading programs: Storia School Edition and Core...

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Our new Math@Work webisode connects math to the culinary arts

Tyler Reed  April 29th, 2014 

Whether it's converting grams to ounces, scaling down a recipe or evaluating the cost of ingredients, there's no denying that math plays a daily role in the life of a chef...

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Thirteen students become reading All-Stars

Alexandra Wladich  April 28th, 2014 

It is my favorite time of year. It's All-Star time! The Scholastic READ 180 and System 44 All-Star Awards were created to honor struggling students who...

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A summer reading virtual book swap

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 25th, 2014 

Save the date: on Monday, May 5th, at 9pm EST, book gurus Lori Ess and Betsy Bird will be joining us for a summer reading virtual book...

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Poem in your pocket day

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 24th, 2014 

Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day! Started by the Academy of American Poets, this special day celebrates all things poetry and encourages people to select a favorite poem...

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Everything is awesome - in the Library of Congress!

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 24th, 2014 

Today is the anniversary of the Library of Congress, created on April 24, 1800, and with the current focus on nonfiction and primary sources...

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The first public school in America was founded this day in 1635

Morgan Baden  April 23rd, 2014 

In 1635, a handful of students first met in the private home of a headmaster in the fledgling city of Boston to form Boston Latin school. It was the very first public...

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A NASA astronaut has a special mission for kids

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2014 

Happy Earth Day! I couldn't think of a better time to share with you a very special video from a NASA Astronaut, Leland Melvin. He has a mission for kids this summer: join...

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How do young children learn best?

Tyler Reed  April 18th, 2014 

Don't miss the fascinating Q & A over on our frizzle education blog with Dr. Tovah P. Klein, Director of Barnard College’s Center for Toddler Development.

"Hanging out" over summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 17th, 2014 

Last night we hosted our very first Google+ Hangout! At 8pm, a panel of educators, moderator Pam Allyn, and an audience comprised of teachers, principals...

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New literacy and math education programs for the international market

Kristen Joerger  April 14th, 2014 

Our International team has big news today! Scholastic announced two new education programs for the international market, Scholastic Literacy Pro and Scholastic PR1ME...

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Teaching resource for National Poetry Month

Anne Sparkman  April 11th, 2014 

In honor of National Poetry Month, students across the country have been writing away and learning about poetry. Teachers, for continued inspiration to have your students...

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It's National Volunteer Week!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 10th, 2014 

It's National Volunteer Week! Established in 1974, this week has always been about working together, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds in...

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Stopping the summer slide: a Google+ hangout

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 10th, 2014 

Have plans next Wednesday? Now you do. At 8pm EST, join us for a Google+ hangout on the subject of summer reading! Pam Allyn, literacy expert and founder of LitWorld, will...

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Celebrity chef heats up the kitchen in Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode

Alexandra Wladich  April 9th, 2014 

Calling all foodies and math fanatics! Register today and tune in on 4/29 at 1pm EST for the Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode.The Chew’s Carla Hall,...

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Early years are learning years

Alexandra Wladich  April 8th, 2014 

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that thousands of new pre-k seats will be open for the next school year. However, NYC is not the only community...

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