Education

Remembering Sandy Hook: A Parent's Letter to Teachers

Alexandra Wladich  December 13th, 2013 

As we take a moment to remember the tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, we wanted to share a few passages of a letter written...

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A visit to Newark for My Very Own Library book fair

Nadia Almahdi  December 12th, 2013 

Having reading role-model parents or a large book collection at home has more of an impact on kids’ reading frequency than does household income (Kids...

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"Before READ 180, reading was boring to me."

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 12th, 2013 

We've got new videos up on YouTube, and they're all about READ 180, Scholastic's reading intervention program that includes curriculum, instruction, assessment &...

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A big win for Instructor Magazine!

Morgan Baden  December 11th, 2013 

We're celebrating!

Reading is a civil right

Alexandra Wladich  December 10th, 2013 

As we celebrate this year’s Human Rights Week, I couldn’t help but think of our mission statement at Scholastic.

Meet the artist: Judy Schachner

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 9th, 2013 

The next artist we're featuring from our Art of Read Every Day campaign is Judy Schachner.

I Survived: Pearl Harbor

Guest Blogger  December 6th, 2013 

Tomorrow is the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Scholastic has some helpful resources for students and teachers, and several reading recommendations, too.

The Hunger Games: the best civics lesson since Orwell's Animal Farm?

Morgan Baden  December 5th, 2013 

In the Wall Street Journal today, we can't get enough of Robert Pondiscio's "'The Hunger Games' is a Civics Lesson," which highlights the ways the groundbreaking...

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Save the date 12/12: A live Twitter chat on student comprehension and independent reading

Alexandra Wladich  December 4th, 2013 

Are you looking for expert advice on student comprehension and independent reading? Look no further! On Thursday, December 12th at 8pm EST, Jennifer Serravallo (@...

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One nation, reading together in India

Morgan Baden  December 4th, 2013 

A thousand schools. Five thousand students. One nation, reading together.

Schools tackle local & global issues in the Lexus Eco Challenge

Guest Blogger  December 3rd, 2013 

Ambitious environmental science wonders abound in the Lexus Eco Challenge, a national STEM-themed contest for grades 6–12 that offers teens the chance to...

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Meet the artist: Jerry Pinkney

Megan Kaesshaefer  December 2nd, 2013 

As many of our readers know, for the past few weeks, we've been highlighting artwork from our Art of Read Every Day collection. Each week we share artwork, information...

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Your best Thanksgiving car ride ever

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 26th, 2013 

Heading home for the holidays? So are 43 million Americans. According to the latest travel reports, 90% are driving, which means there might be one epic car ride standing...

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Meet the artist: Dav Pilkey

Megan Kaesshaefer  November 25th, 2013 

This week, we continue our celebration of The Art of Read Every Day with the artwork of children's book author and illustrator, Dav Pilkey. (Heard of him? Yea, I thought...

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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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