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The real story about summer reading: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  May 16th, 2017 

Myth busted! Contrary to popular belief, a majority of kids enjoy summer reading, but they need support from families, educators and the larger community.

Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Kate Forer and Sam Zanowski

Michael Barrett  May 12th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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On the podcast: Meet the Kids Press

Emily Morrow  May 11th, 2017 

Allow us to introduce you to the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps!

Map: If your state were a country…

Brittany Sullivan  May 11th, 2017 

It’s time for a quick economics lesson! Similar to every country around the world, every state in the U.S. has a gross domestic product (GDP)—the total value of goods...

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Literary memories of our moms

Morgan Baden  May 11th, 2017 

Every night my toddler chooses four books to read before bed. We’ve been reading to her since birth per the recommendations, and now, two and a half years into it, it’s...

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Career Corner: A May Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  May 10th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series.

Klutz wants to help you celebrate a handmade Mother's Day

Emily Morrow  May 10th, 2017 

Mother's Day is almost here, and our friends at Klutz are encouraging families everywhere to celebrate with handmade gifts! Each day this week, they're sharing craft-...

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Join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (and a giveaway!)

Alexandra Wladich  May 8th, 2017  Comments • 40

Get ready to start reading! The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is officially open!

Scholastic author Eric Litwin visits Jo Ann Ford Elementary School

Josephine Djonovic  May 5th, 2017 

Eric Litwin, author of the original four Pete the Cat books and the new Groovy Joe musical series books, visited Jo Ann Ford Elementary School in Georgetown, TX to help...

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Meet the artists: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Megan Cox and Bronwyn Katz

Josephine Djonovic  May 5th, 2017 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognized 16 high school seniors who received the program’s highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio, which...

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The Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition

Alexandra Wladich  May 2nd, 2017 

Today, Scholastic released results from the first-ever Kids & Family Reading Report™, Canadian Edition, a national survey of children ages 6–17 and...

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School Principals' Day: Celebrating school leaders

Julia Graeper  May 1st, 2017 

School Principals' Day is the perfect opportunity to highlight the work that these educational leaders do all year long to support students, teachers and families. 

Reader Leader: Your weekend reading

Julia Graeper  April 28th, 2017 

Here's what you need to bookmark for your weekend reading from my favorite blog, Reader Leader.

Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Carissa Chen

Josephine Djonovic  April 28th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Emily Morrow  April 27th, 2017 

All April long, we've been celebrating Poetry Month.

Announcing the Dav Pilkey Summer Reading Educator Contest winners!

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2017 

Tell us about your school and the need for news books to help your students keep reading over the summer. This is the question we posed to...

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Winging it: Reading Aloud with an (Older) Little Kid

Julia Graeper  April 26th, 2017 

A little flexibility is really valuable when reading aloud now.

National Volunteer Week: Scholastic Reads

Loribelle Lapaix  April 25th, 2017 

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 23 – 29), I will be sharing my experience as a Scholastic Reads volunteer. Scholastic Reads is the company’s...

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Resources to celebrate National Card and Letter Writing Month

Emily Morrow  April 24th, 2017 

Back in 2001, the United States Postal Service designated April as the month to observe and celebrate the craft of letter writing. For years, “National Card and Letter...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Zainab Adisa and Alixandra Wilens

Josephine Djonovic  April 14th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month.

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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"Book discovery": Add books to your Easter egg hunt!

Michael Barrett  April 13th, 2017 

U.S. parents share where children's books are kept in their homes according to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: 6th Edition

National Library Week book list: librarians that are funny and/or role-models and also ‘transform’ the plot

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 12th, 2017 

There are three ingredients that went into making this book list for you for National Library Week:

Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  April 11th, 2017 

We have new featured jobs for April

Educators, enter for a chance to win 500 books for your school

Alexandra Wladich  April 10th, 2017 

There is still time to enter the Dav Pilkey Educator Contest! Now until this Friday (April 14th!), educators can to enter the Dav Pilkey Summer...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Chasity Hale and Seth Gozar

Michael Barrett  April 7th, 2017 

It's National Poetry Month and we want to introduce you to the some very talented teen writers this month. 

This year's 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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