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Carol Jago: My Life as a Reader

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 30th, 2014 

Carol Jago is an author of six books for teachers and has taught English in middle and high school for 32 years.

"You can feel the confidence and energy:" A guest post from Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson

Guest Blogger  September 30th, 2014 

Ever wonder what it’s like to work at Scholastic, and why employees here are so passionate? Here’s our CEO, Dick Robinson, clarifying it in a recent speech to...

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Recapping the Art.Write.Now.POP-UP!

Brittany Sullivan  September 30th, 2014 

Last week at Scholastic Headquarters in SoHo, New York, the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers hosted the second annual Art.Write.Now.POP-UP!...

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Time for a pop quiz!

Nadia Almahdi  September 29th, 2014 

Happy Monday! It's time for a pop quiz. I dreaded those words when I was in school, but here's a round up of some fun quizzes (no grades on these -- we promise!).

In Our Feeds: Proper book care, benefits of writing, and amazing art

Nadia Almahdi  September 26th, 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!

Mexican art fun with Miguel!

Guest Blogger  September 26th, 2014  Comments • 1

All month, Maya & Miguel will be on OOM weekly to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Last week: cooking with Abuela; today, we're making art with Miguel!

The Earth, Teen Books, and Other Big Banned Things

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 26th, 2014  Comments • 1

I had one book challenged during my tenure as a teen librarian, and it was The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler.

Scholastic reports first quarter Fiscal 2015 results

Scholastic  September 25th, 2014 

Earlier today, Scholastic reported its first quarter Fiscal 2015 results, which you can read here in the press release.

Meet Jorvorskie Lane, former READ 180 student and NFL player

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 24th, 2014  Comments • 1

As a child, reading never came easily to Jorvorskie Lane, but sports did. He exceled at athletics and was a star on his high school’s football team. Thinking football...

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Word Nerd Wednesday: Happy National Punctuation Day!

Lia Zneimer  September 24th, 2014 

This year, National Punctuation Day just so happens to fall on Word Nerd Wednesday. I couldn't have planned it more perfectly. (Proof: the text from my mother featured on...

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Taylor Swift joins us to celebrate the power of reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 24th, 2014 

We're excited to announce this morning that on October 29th at 1pm ET, global superstar Taylor Swift will be joining us for an up-close...

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Katherine Paterson's 'Reading What I Love: My Greatest Joy as a Writer'

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 23rd, 2014 

Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books including 16 novels for children and young people. She recently wrote an essay for our Open...

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"El Chavo" at The Scholastic Store!

Michael Strouse  September 23rd, 2014 

Last week, Stephanie told you about some of the exciting books that we are featuring for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Texas middle schoolers win the 2013-2014 Lexus Eco Challenge!

Guest Blogger  September 23rd, 2014 

In 2010 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report that identified arsenic as a “major health concern” and called for urgent measures to reduce “human exposure to...

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Who is that artist in the window?

Brittany Sullivan  September 22nd, 2014 

This week, art is coming to life at Scholastic! If you're in the SoHo area, stop by the Art.Write.Now.POP-UP! residency taking place all week in the...

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