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In Our Feeds: Effie Trinket, morning people vs. night owls, and #IReadYA week

Gina Asprocolas  May 22nd, 2015 

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!

Magic makerspace programs

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 22nd, 2015 

I just finished reading this May’s School Library Journal – “The Maker Issue” – and I too love the idea of DIY in the library.

A summer reading message from author Varian Johnson

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 20th, 2015 

As of today, kids have read over 40 million minutes in the Summer Reading Challenge! (Picking my jaw up off the floor.) Their relentless minute logging has unlocked two of...

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Write like a ninja!

Guest Blogger  May 19th, 2015 

Do you know a young writer who's sharp-witted and quick with a pencil?

Summer Reading Challenge: week 2 recap

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 18th, 2015 

Two weeks down, sixteen more to go in the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! As of this afternoon, kids have logged just under 30 million minutes...

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International museum day: Go “Power Up & Read” at museum sleepovers

Michael Barrett  May 18th, 2015 

Today is International Museum Day!

In celebration of this day, we are annoucing that kids across the nation this summer are going to “Power Up & Read”...

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In Our Feeds: YA trends, what a pilot sees, nomadic libraries, Harriet Tubman

Morgan Baden  May 15th, 2015 

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!

Calling all aspiring young journalists! The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is now accepting applications

Kristen Joerger  May 13th, 2015 

Do you know a kid with a nose for news? Encourage them to apply to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps! Kids ages 10-14 with a passion for writing and...

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Throwback bookday - The Scholastic Black Literature Series

Deimosa Webber-Bey  May 12th, 2015 

Working in the Scholastic archive, we sometimes discover books in the stacks that take us on a walk down memory lane. Today those books are...

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Scholastic names the 2015 180 Award Winners for success in reading and math

Alexandra Wladich  May 11th, 2015 

Each year during the 180 Awards I am reminded of the amazing work done in schools across the country and the tremendous accomplishments by students and educators despite...

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Summer Reading Challenge: week 1 recap

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 11th, 2015 

One week ago today the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge launched. After seven days of unprecedented minute logging from participating kids, it's safe to say the...

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Meet our pets! Celebrating National Pet Week

Michael Barrett  May 8th, 2015 

As we wrap-up National Pet Week, the On Our Minds team wanted to introduce you to our better halves - in other words, our favorite canine, feline and avian friends.

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Will these be tomorrow's most brilliant inventions?

Michael Barrett  May 7th, 2015 

Ever wish you created the best thing since sliced bread? Well, a few kids from around the country got innovative and created what we think are the most "brilliantly...

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Teachers' Guide to Getting Hired

Alexandra Wladich  May 7th, 2015 

With graduation right around the corner we thought this would be a great time to share the “Teachers’ Guide to Getting Hired” from Instructor Magazine. From the...

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5/12: a summer reading Twitter chat with Laura Robb!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 6th, 2015 

"The world of reading opens when a child chooses a book that she wants to read. The first step to turning a child into a reader is CHOICE!" - Laura Robb

Happy National Teacher Day!

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2015 

Today is National Teacher Day, a part of the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual Teacher Appreciation Week which honors teachers across the country. It’s no...

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13 authors join forces to get kids reading this summer

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 4th, 2015 

It's official: the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun! As of today, kids can start logging the minutes they spend reading in exchange for virtual rewards, free...

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In Our Feeds: Restoring old books, a Harry Potter study, and the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Kristen Joerger  May 1st, 2015 

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!

Tired of sibling battles? Help is on the way!

Guest Blogger  May 1st, 2015 

Scholastic Parent & Child has teamed up with Abbie Schiller and Sam Kurtzman-Counter, the mom experts behind The Mother Company, to bring you doable,...

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Guest Blogger  May 1st, 2015 

Guest blogger Rachel Haines from our Teacher Channel is here to talk about Teacher Appreciation Week!

Attention all teachers: We want...

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Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Brittany Sullivan  April 30th, 2015 

All month long, we’ve been celebrating the art of poetry.

Tips from the top schools: summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 29th, 2015 

The 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins this coming Monday!

Congratulations, WordGirl!

Morgan Baden  April 27th, 2015 

Big news for word-lovers: WordGirl has been honored with a 2015 Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program!”

Have you seen what's possible lately?

Morgan Baden  April 27th, 2015 

Check out the refreshed Open a World of Possible website! 

In Our Feeds: Why we need physical books, how to inspire a love of reading, and fun quizzes

Nadia Almahdi  April 24th, 2015 

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!

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