Education

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 • 150

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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Thank a principal this month

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

Behind a great school there is usually a great principal. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees. In a video produced specifically for National Principal's Month (...

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Meet the artist: Nancy Carpenter

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 7th, 2013 

Last week we told you about our new project, The Art of Read Every Day, which features artwork from 13 of our favorite children's book illustrators, along...

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Parent resource center receives a FACElift

Alexandra Wladich  October 3rd, 2013 

Last week, the Scholastic Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team traveled to Florida for the 3rd Annual Family and Community Engagement Symposium.

Meet the artist: Harry Bliss

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 2nd, 2013 

Yesterday we announced the launch of a new project, The Art of Read Every Day, which features gorgeous artwork from a line up of talented children's book...

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Bullying prevention resources

Kristen Joerger  October 1st, 2013 

October is National Bullying Prevention month. While it’s unfortunate that the issue of bullying has become so prominent over the years, the reality is that today’s...

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Art to inspire young readers

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 1st, 2013 

"Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life." is our company's global literacy campaign, the backbone of all that we do here. Helping children gain access to books, improve their...

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In Our Feeds: Fall, Light Sabers, Sesame Street

Morgan Baden  September 27th, 2013 

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 weekend!

It's the...

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Lunchbox Literacy

Kristen Joerger  September 27th, 2013 

Did you know that today is National Love Note Day? To celebrate, we have a great guest post from Maggie McGuire at the Scholastic Parents Raise a Reader blog with some...

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Pam Allyn on making this the best school year ever

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 24th, 2013 

Last week, Pam Allyn joined us for a "Back to School Night"-themed chat on the Scholastic Facebook page. Pam is a literacy expert, the founder of LitWorld...

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Know a teenager? Check out TeenBeing.com!

Morgan Baden  September 20th, 2013  Comments • 2

Choices magazine is proud to announce the birth of our brand-spanking new blog, TeenBeing: For all the adults who are helping teens make great decisions.

A new world record for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 18th, 2013  Comments • 1

176,438,473. That's how many minutes kids around the world logged this summer in the seventh annual Scholastic Summer Challenge! Open from May 6th to...

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