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Scholastic wins FSC Leadership Award

Kristen Joerger  October 24th, 2014 

As the world's largest publisher of children’s books, we have a responsibility to protect our environment to help ensure that the children of today and tomorrow can enjoy...

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In Our Feeds: Twitter fights, book store sleepovers, and bookish Halloween ideas

Nadia Almahdi  October 24th, 2014 

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 good weekend!

Make A Difference Day

Alexandra Wladich  October 24th, 2014 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Plan to make a difference! Tomorrow, Saturday, October 25, 2014 is Make a Difference Day. Make A Difference Day is the largest...

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DIY: literary-inspired pumpkins

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 23rd, 2014 

Pumpkins are on practically every doorstep in New York City this time of year. But they all look the same—orange, round, simple. They look lovely, but they don't exactly...

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Our favorite books for sick days

Kristen Joerger  October 22nd, 2014 

Achoo!! You might be hearing a lot of sneezes and sniffles around your home or office these days -- flu season is back! In the event that you find yourself curled up under...

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Word Nerd Wednesday: 3 grammar rules that changed my life

Lia Zneimer  October 22nd, 2014 

As a Word Nerd, I take my love of punctuation pretty seriously. I also get oddly excited whenever I learn a new grammar rule. Suddenly, it seems like the misuse of said...

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Dick Robinson on the value of reading

Guest Blogger  October 21st, 2014 

Dick Robinson, Chairman and CEO of Scholastic, discusses the importance of independent reading, reading for pleasure, and connecting children with the right books....

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Taylor Swift wants to know how kids "Shake It Off"

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 21st, 2014 

You already know global superstar Taylor Swift is joining us on Ocotber 29th to talk to kids about her love of reading and writing (We. Cannot. Wait.).

Your Monday pick-me-up: 5 empowering quotes

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 20th, 2014 

Monday blues bringing you down? May I direct your attention to a board on Pinterest that is gauranteed to lift your mood.

94 years

Kristen Joerger  October 20th, 2014 

On October 20, 1920, M.R. Robinson published the first issue of The Western Pennsylvania Scholastic, a 4-page magazine for classrooms that covered high school...

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In Our Feeds: All about the books, school librarians & common writing mistakes

Brittany Sullivan  October 17th, 2014 

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 good weekend!

Free resources for Halloween

Alexandra Wladich  October 16th, 2014  Comments • 1

Halloween is right around the corner and Scholastic.com has tons of free resources, ideas and activities for the classroom. To get your students in the Halloween spirit we...

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Today is #SpiritDay! Are you going purple?

Michael Barrett  October 16th, 2014 

Are you wearing purple today?

Today is #SpiritDay - a day that supports LGBTQ youth against bullying.

Why purple you may ask? Well, according to...

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Hispanic music and family, and a giveaway!

Guest Blogger  October 15th, 2014  Comments • 1

All month, Maya & Miguel will be on OOM weekly to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Last time: Mexican art with Miguel; today, we...

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'Trick or Tweet' with Goosebumps author R.L. Stine

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 15th, 2014 

This year, October 30th—not the 31st—is hands down the scariest day of the year. (Why the day before Halloween and not Halloween itself?) Because Goosebumps author...

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