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Summer reading spotlight: Nigeria

Michael Barrett  October 21st, 2016 

As part of our celebration around the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, we're highlighting the stories of participating schools around the...

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Dear teachers and friends of Scholastic...

Scholastic  October 20th, 2016 

In honor of Scholastic's anniversary today, our CEO, Dick Robinson, penned a letter thanking teachers for helping to shape and improve children's lives every...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Submissions Questions

Michael Barrett  October 19th, 2016 

In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers hosted a Facebook Live event last week to help answer our most popular "Call for Submissions" questions...

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The Scholastic News® Student Vote results are in! Hillary Clinton picked to win 2016 presidential election

Brittany Sullivan  October 18th, 2016 

Approximately 153,000 K–12 students in all 50 states and the District of Columbia cast their ballots in the 2016 Scholastic News® Student...

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Remembering Bob Minzesheimer

Scholastic  October 17th, 2016 

Today our thoughts are with Bob Minzesheimer's family and loved ones. Bob was a known presence here at Scholastic, thanks to his decades of work writing about books and...

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This story (and pledge!) will save teens’ lives

Guest Blogger  October 17th, 2016 

This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and today we have a guest post from Kim Tranell, editor of Choices, Scholastic’s health and life...

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My bookprint: Reading at the dinner table

Guest Blogger  October 14th, 2016 

Meet Joanne Corrielus, the fall intern in Scholastic's Corporate Comunications department.

Career Corner: An October Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  October 13th, 2016 

It's that time again! We have some new job postings, which we've highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

LGBTQ History Month for Readers

Michael Barrett  October 12th, 2016 

October is a very important month for the LGBTQIA community. Between LGBT History month, National Coming Out Day and LGBT Center Awareness Day, this is a great opportunity...

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Get the most out of parent-teacher conferences

Guest Blogger  October 10th, 2016 
How can you get the most out of those 7-10 minutes?

Scholastic at New York Comic Con: A social media recap

Gina Asprocolas  October 10th, 2016 

Last weekend was New York Comic Con, one of the biggest fan conventions in the country, and Scholastic was there with both popular panel speakers – like...

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Throwback Thursday: the Scholastic Student Vote

Gina Asprocolas  October 6th, 2016 

Earlier this fall we announced here on OOM that the Scholastic Student Vote was opening again in time for the 2016 election. What’s the Scholastic Student Vote...

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World Teacher's Day (and free printables!)

Alexandra Wladich  October 5th, 2016 

At Scholastic we are lucky to work with passionate educators from all over the world. From Nebraska to Nairobi, our work at Scholastic is motivated and inspired by...

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Free fall resources: book lists to autumn leaf activities

Alexandra Wladich  October 4th, 2016 

Fall is in the air! To help celebrate the season and engage students around learning, here are some of our favorite free fall resources from Whether it’s...

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How do you use Scholastic classroom magazines?

Julia Graeper  October 3rd, 2016 

One of our favorite things about social media is being able to get a glimpse of all the fun and super-creative ways that teachers use Scholastic classroom magazines for...

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Throwback Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month

Gina Asprocolas  September 29th, 2016 

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, so I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the early books from some of our...

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Scholastic News Kid Reporter covers the first presidential debate

Brittany Sullivan  September 27th, 2016 

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off yesterday at Hofstra University during the first of three presidential debates. Journalists, students and voters flocked to...

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On the road with Kate Beaton

Gina Asprocolas  September 27th, 2016 

The Princess and the Pony author Kate Beaton is currently on the road meeting children in schools & bookstores to promote her new picture book with...

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School books we loved

Julia Graeper  September 23rd, 2016 

As an adult, all my reading for pleasure is entirely self-directed. I choose whatever I want! I mostly find books through recommendations from friends, or lists I keep of...

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Last call for Scholastic News Kid Reporters!

Brittany Sullivan  September 19th, 2016 

The deadline for aspiring young journalists between the ages of 10 and 14 to apply to join the 2016–2017 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is September 23, 2016!

By the numbers: 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Michael Barrett  September 19th, 2016 

Around 250,000 children from across all 50 states and 25 countries read 204,594,918 minutes in the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! We are so...

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National sewing month

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 16th, 2016 

Have I mentioned that I am a quilter? If not, now you know, and you can understand why I am excited to talk about National Sewing Month.  It is also Shameless Promotion...

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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Scholastic Teacher™

Gina Asprocolas  September 15th, 2016 

Back in October 2015, Scholastic announced that America’s longest-running and largest magazine for educators, Instructor Magazine®, was being...

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Why libraries and librarians are so important

Brittany Sullivan  September 15th, 2016 

The library means many things to different people—it can serve as a home away from home, literary oasis, hands-on design lab, and so much more.

2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Submissions are now open

Michael Barrett  September 15th, 2016 

Hey, creative teens! In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced yesterday that The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is now accepting...

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