Education

Meet the artist: LeUyen Pham

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 18th, 2013 

Our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day continues! This week, we're highligting the artwork of LeUyen Pham and the companion videos and discussion guides that...

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Math meets fashion in premiere of Scholastic Math@Work web series

Tyler Reed  November 14th, 2013 

What does math have to do with fashion? A lot!

Students can learn about those connections in the premiere episode of our new free Math@Work web series,...

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What do urban tweens want for afterschool arts programs?

Anne Sparkman  November 13th, 2013 

Each and every day at Scholastic, we are surrounding by brilliant works of art that were each created by teens through the Scholastic Art &

One milestone, 20 million views

Morgan Baden  November 12th, 2013 

In November 2010, we launched The First Thanksgiving, a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation that brought students into the heart of t

Meet the artist: Kadir Nelson

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 11th, 2013  Comments • 3

This week, we continue to highlight the gorgeous artwork from our Art of Read Every Day project. Comprised of 13 illustrations, the collection celebrates the joy and...

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National assessment results show slight uptick in student reading, math performance

Tyler Reed  November 7th, 2013 

Every other year, the federal government (specifically, the National Assessment Governing Board, which is appointed by the Secretary of Education) administers a national...

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An election selection

Lia Zneimer  November 5th, 2013 

In honor of Election Day, we've rounded up a few of our favorite election-themed books and teaching resources. Which election book would get your vote?

Actor Asa Butterfield shares a special reading message

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 4th, 2013  Comments • 2

Asa Butterfield visited our offices the other day to record this special reading message. "I'm not just an actor, I'm also a reader," he stresses in the video. He also...

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Meet the artist: Yuyi Morales

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 4th, 2013  Comments • 6

This week, as part of our Art of Read Every Day campaign, we're highlighting the work of children's book illustrator Yuyi Morales! 

Meet the artist: Jeff Kinney

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 28th, 2013 

By now, you should all about our new project, The Art of Read Every Day. (If not, here's a quick recap: The Art of Read Every Day features artwork from 13 of our favorite...

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Kazu Kibuishi's magical world of the library

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 25th, 2013 

This week, we've shared with you Kazu Kibuishi's illustration and companion resources that are a part of our Art of Read Every Day campaign. We recently had each Art of...

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Choices magazine, now on the Kindle Fire!

Kristen Joerger  October 24th, 2013  Comments • 2

Big news from Choices magazine today -- we're now available on the Kindle Fire!

New and improved “Common Sense for Common Core” website

Alexandra Wladich  October 23rd, 2013 

Do you have questions about the Common Core State Standards? Are you looking for free resources and nonfiction and literature book lists? Well, look no further!

Meet Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian of the NYPL

Guest Blogger  October 23rd, 2013 

Hispanic Heritage Month just ended on October 15, and in celebration, Concetta Gleason (from Scholastic's Spanish and Bilingual Reading Club) is here with a...

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Why is Pre-K so important?

Morgan Baden  October 22nd, 2013  Comments • 3

Children are human sponges, soaking up all the sights and sounds that surround them -- perhaps in even more ways than we initially thought.

Meet the artist: Kazu Kibuishi

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 21st, 2013  Comments • 4

This week, we continue to highlight the work of some of our favorite children's book illustrators who contributed stunning artwork to our "The Art of Read Every Day" ...

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Decoding music to make education relevant for children today

Alexandra Wladich  October 18th, 2013 

While at the 3rd Annual Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Symposium, I caught up with Byron Garrett, Chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance (NFEA) to...

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The Education Software Review Awards and a giveaway!

Alexandra Wladich  October 17th, 2013  Comments • 17

We are excited to share that three of our products were recently recognized by the Education Software Review Awards ("Eddies"), which targets innovative and content-rich...

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What do literacy and football have in common? The Sack Attack Literacy Initiative

Alexandra Wladich  October 16th, 2013 

At Scholastic we are so fortunate to work with incredible partners who value our mission of getting books into the hands of children. Last week we caught...

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Dick Robinson on "Boss Talk": reading in the Common Core era

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Our President & CEO Dick Robinson was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal's "Boss Talk" to discuss Scholastic's focus on educational...

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Now this is BIG!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Julia Boudreau of Scholastic Media is guest blogging today to announce the winners of the 2013 ‘Clifford BE BIG in Your Community Contest’!

20,000 teachers' views on the Common Core

Anne Sparkman  October 15th, 2013 

As the conversation around the Common Core evolves, the views of teachers are more important than ever. If you’ve been wondering what public school teachers think about...

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Five questions with Henry Cole

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 15th, 2013  Comments • 121

Yesterday, we shared with you the artwork children's book author and illustrator Henry Cole created for The Art of Read Every Day, our...

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Meet the artist: Henry Cole

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

Each week, from now through December, we'll be highlighting the artwork of thirteen illustrators who shared with us their interpretation of "Read Every Day. Lead a Better...

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Stand up for girls

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

One of our Literacy Champions and partner, LitWorld, has shared with us information on an amazing campaign called Stand Up for Girls....

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