Growing up I was fortunate to have access to books at home. My home library was filled with a variety of titles and genres—including duplicate copies of books my brother...Read more
Last weekend, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention took place in Minneapolis, MN. It was an inspiring weekend filled with speakers and...Read more
We have exciting news from some of our top literacy experts.
Parent & Child® magazine is excited to announce the winners of its third annual Gold Star Toy Awards. This year’s 26 winning children’s toys and games are...Read more
Today we're thrilled to welcome author Cynthia Lord to the blog! Cynthia is the author of the Shelter Pet Squad series and an avid animal lover.
Today, we're proud to introduce you to the next generation of young journalists! We're welcoming 27 new and eight returning Scholastic News Kid Reporters to our team this...Read more
Scholastic Book Fairs teams up with the Sandals Foundation to help “raise rock-star readers” in the CaribbeanNovember 13th, 2015
Today we have a guest post from Dillon Kalkhurst, Director Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships for Scholastic Book Fairs.
At Scholastic, our mission is to get books into the hands of children to spark their imaginations and help them “open a world of possible”. However, this mission would not...Read more
We know that communicating with parents can be one of the toughest parts of being an educator. But as parent-teacher conferences roll around, it’s a great...Read more
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Enjoy!
“The modern school librarian plays many roles within a school and is an invaluable resource for literacy instruction, the integration of technology and so much more,” said...Read more
It’s officially the month of Thanksgiving. We’ve compiled some of our favorite (free!) Thanksgiving resources for you to use with your students this holiday season.
The pressure is on. November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo.
I’m ridiculous with a pen. - Christopher Myers
In an evening that celebrated the power of books and reading to change the lives of children, Goddard Riverside Community Center honored our Chairman...Read more
Books. Kids. Moms who are librarians.
This video is everything.
Presenting MC Lars featuring Watsky in "Never Afraid:"
In Our Feeds: haunted houses, literary Halloween costumes, and what you learn when you date a Harry Potter fanOctober 23rd, 2015
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!
Moms at our offices here at Scholastic have been talking a lot about one thing lately: Branches, our line of books designed for young independent readers who are making...Read more
Did you know that gorillas yawn when they're nervous?
My daughter turned three a few months ago, and she’s at a funny in-between stage with letters and reading. We read aloud every day, of course; I love snuggling with her,...Read more
Here at the Scholastic offices, it wouldn't be Halloween without R.L. Stine's annual visit to take over our social media accounts. We're excited to share that the...Read more
Today is National Day on Writing, a day to celebrate writing in all forms. From film to graphics and pens to computers, writing can be achieved in a variety of formats.
We recently invited Aija Mayrock to join us for a Twitter chat in honor of Bullying Prevention Month.
This week is National School Lunch Week. Created by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, National School Lunch Week (NSLW) is a weeklong celebration of the school lunch...Read more