More News

Nick Cannon: sharing the power of words on World Read Aloud Day

Guest Blogger  February 16th, 2017 

Nick Cannon, actor, comedian, rapper, and author of Neon Aliens Ate My Homework, joins On Our Minds today, World Read Aloud Day.

Career Corner: A February Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  February 13th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 16, with these free resources

Alexandra Wladich  February 9th, 2017 

Recent data from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, revealed that kids ages 6–11 and their parents agree that they enjoy read...

Read more

Deadline alert! Short story contest with Scope magazine and Lisa Yee

Julia Graeper  February 8th, 2017 

Lisa Yee has written three first lines to stories that don’t exist. Students pick their favorite line and use it to write a short story of their own. 

Happy 40th Anniversary, Klutz!

Gina Asprocolas  February 6th, 2017 

Get out the confetti because this month, Klutz – the creator of premium book-based activity kits for kids – is celebrating its 40th anniversary!...

Read more

How kids changed the world

Brittany Sullivan  February 2nd, 2017 

Meet Ayanna Najuma.

In the 1950s, when Ayanna was just 7 years old, she and other children started a movement to desegregate the lunch counters and restaurants in...

Read more

The Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition shares new data on reading aloud, inequities in access to books, diversity in children's books and more

Alexandra Wladich  January 31st, 2017 

Did you know the average household with children ages 0–17 has 104 children’s books in the home?Did you also know that only half of all parents with children ages 6–17 (48...

Read more

ALA midwinter 2017: we came, we saw, we exchanged business cards

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 27th, 2017 

It was an inspirational weekend in Atlanta for me and several thousand librarians, revealing the Youth Media Award winners and talking about the trends for 2017 at the...

Read more

Throwback Thursday: Four Winds Press

Gina Asprocolas  January 26th, 2017 
A look back at some titles from one of the first Scholastic imprints, Four Winds Press.

A place for teachers to share their best ideas

Guest Blogger  January 19th, 2017 
What is the best way to create a community to bring together educators?

Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey  January 19th, 2017 

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

Read more

Parenting victory: when my daughter loves the same picture books that I did

Julia Graeper  January 18th, 2017 
One of the small pleasures of parenting is finding that my daughter loves some of the same picture books that I did as a child.

Career Corner: A January Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  January 12th, 2017 

Happy New Year! Scholastic has 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!

Throwback Thursday: Martin Luther King, Jr. in classroom magazines

Gina Asprocolas  January 12th, 2017 

It's the first Throwback Thursday post of the year! With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day happening this Monday, our...

Read more

End of the year reading bingo recap

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 29th, 2016 

In 2016 I didn’t read a book written by a teenager, a book set in South America (well, I counted it in my Eisner square), a book with a dog on the cover, a book written by...

Read more

Throwback Thursday: Happy holidays

Gina Asprocolas  December 22nd, 2016 
The holidays are here! Hanukkah begins Saturday night, Christmas is this Sunday, and Kwanzaa begins Monday night.

Lexus Eco Challenge 2016

Emily Morrow  December 21st, 2016 

A healthy body of water is one that is indicative of flourishing bug life. When you’ve got bugs in your creek or stream, you’ve got fish feeding on them. A healthy...

Read more

Books for Nguzo Saba: the seven principles of Kwanzaa

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 20th, 2016 

This year marks the 50th birthday of Kwanzaa, founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga.

Live from our library: best books for the holiday season

Deimosa Webber-Bey  December 15th, 2016 

Are you wondering what book is going to be the winning gift this holiday season? Or, are you looking for a few books that you can read aloud or share that celebrate...

Read more

The 12 coolest kids we met in 2016

Guest Blogger  December 14th, 2016 

Every year, we get the opportunity to meet inspiring, creative, and courageous kids through our Scholastic Classroom Magazines and 2016 was no different. In fact, this...

Read more

When a teacher moves to another grade, what happens to the books?

Julia Graeper  December 13th, 2016 
Katherine also dives into some more thorny issues (the elephants in the room), around teaching and building classroom libraries.

“I read the news today, oh boy”

Suzanne McCabe  December 8th, 2016 

If you’re old enough to remember December 8, 1980, then you probably remember where you were when you got word that John Lennon had been murdered outside his apartment...

Read more

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 8th, 2016 
It's the end of the year, and Scholastic has some new job postings!

Throwback Thursday: Winter and snow

Gina Asprocolas  December 1st, 2016 

It's December! When I think of December, I think of the holidays and snowy winter scenes... even though it usually starts to snow here at Scholastic HQ in New York City in...

Read more

39 Kid Reporters Chosen for 2016–17 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Brittany Sullivan  November 29th, 2016 

This year, more than 300 kids from across the country and around the world mailed in applications to join the award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps...

Read more

Pages