Education

Trick-or-Tweet with R.L. Stine

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 21st, 2015 

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...

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How Technology Can Help Students Learn About Writing Formats

Alexandra Wladich  October 20th, 2015 

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.

#AskAija recap

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2015 

We recently invited Aija Mayrock to join us for a Twitter chat in honor of Bullying Prevention Month.

Celebrate National School Lunch Week

Alexandra Wladich  October 15th, 2015 

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...

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Win Buzz Aldrin’s book about traveling to Mars!

Guest Blogger  October 14th, 2015  Comments • 108

Recently, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin came to Scholastic to talk about his new kids book about Mars and his dreams for exploring the solar system. It was such an honor...

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A Twitter chat with Aija Mayrock!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 12th, 2015 

Did you know October is Bullying Prevention Month? We're tackling this difficult and important topic with Aija Mayrock, author of The Survival Guide to...

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In Our Feeds: Literary horror houses, fall quotes, memoirs and more!

Alexandra Wladich  October 9th, 2015 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. 

As the leaves begin to...

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Introducing Scholastic Teacher magazine (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  October 7th, 2015  Comments • 7

Scholastic is excited to announce America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor® Magazine, is now entitled Scholastic...

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Encouraging children to become lifelong learners on Child Health Day

Alexandra Wladich  October 5th, 2015 

Today is Child Heath Day, a day to raise awareness around supporting and developing children’s health. In addition to proper nutrition, ensuring all...

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Graphic Novels, Education, and 24 Hr. Comic Book Day

Deimosa Webber-Bey  October 2nd, 2015 

The graphic novel is no longer just a format suitable to learn about. It is also starting to be used as a tool to educate. –Jesse Karp, “The Case for...

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Welcome autumn into your classroom with these free resources

Alexandra Wladich  October 1st, 2015 

The fall season has arrived! Welcome autumn into your classroom and engage your students with these hands-on fall-themed lesson plans about pumpkins, leaves, and life...

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Summer reading spotlight: Orlando, Florida

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 30th, 2015 

As part of our celebration around the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the world.

Summer reading spotlight: Flossmoor, Illinois

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 25th, 2015 

As part of our celebration around the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the world. We...

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Summer reading spotlight: McAllen, Texas

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 23rd, 2015 

As part of our celebration around the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the world....

Summer reading spotlight: Nigeria

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 18th, 2015 

As part of our celebration around the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the world....

Why book gifts are the best gifts

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 16th, 2015 

I'll be the first to admit that while I'm not exactly a birthday diva (I do not parade around the office in a tiara), I do experience a certain quiet enjoyment,...

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By the numbers: the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 14th, 2015 

More than 267,000 children from across all 50 states and 29 countries read 286,611,349 minutes in the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge! We are so...

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Happy back-to-school season! Plus, a #TopTeaching Twitter chat - TONIGHT

Morgan Baden  September 8th, 2015 

Some schools welcomed kids and teachers back in early August, and some schools are just opening their doors this week. Whichever camp your kids fall into, we hope they...

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"That's a wrap!" on the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 4th, 2015 

Cue the confetti, start the music—it's time to celebrate summer reading! As of 3pm ET today, the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has officially ended, and what a...

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In Our Feeds: a book-rescuing garbage man, Shakespeare rap, and a superhero raised by a single mom

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 4th, 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!

Happy...

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The final countdown: the Summer Reading Challenge ends Friday!

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 2nd, 2015 

The 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge ends at 3pm ET this Friday! For the past 18 weeks, kids have discovered new books, logged their reading minutes online, played...

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Throwing back to 1891

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 27th, 2015 

It's Thursday, you know what that means! Time for a little TBT. We're throwing back to 1891 today with a look back at vintage covers from Scholastic's Instructor...

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Why we need more poetry

Brittany Sullivan  August 27th, 2015 

Poetry is a powerful literary art. Whether it serves as an outlet for creative expression, as a form of therapy to work through emotions, or as a tool to illustrate a...

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17 weeks, 11 stories & 211 million minutes

Megan Kaesshaefer  August 26th, 2015 

We're entering the home stretch of the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! With less than two weeks to go, kids around the world have logged a total of 211,000,000...

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The 2015 School Librarian of the Year is…

Brittany Sullivan  August 25th, 2015 

School librarians across the country are doing some pretty incredible things to inspire their peers, engage their students and connect with the community.

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