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The National Student Poets share their passion for poetry

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

The month of April marked the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month and the continuation of a year of service from the 2015 class of National Student Poets.

Scholastic and RIF from the start

Guest Blogger  May 11th, 2016 

This is a guest blog provided by Dick Robinson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic.

Show us your reading muscles!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Exciting news: today we launched our "Show us your reading muscles" sweepstakes! We want to see the books you (and/or your kids and students) are reading...

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The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has begun!

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 9th, 2016 

Today's the day! The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge officially begins!

Career Corner: A May roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  May 6th, 2016 

Are you interested in books, literacy, or education? Take a look at a selection of our new job postings below, which we've highlighted as part of our "Career Corner"...

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New podcast episode! Librarians: Making Hearts Large Through Story

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

April was School Libraries Month! To celebrate, we brought the three coolest librarians we know together for a podcast episode. John Schumacher (a.k.a. "Mr.

Summer Reading Road Trip: Dispatch from NY & NJ

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 5th, 2016 

We kicked off the Summer Reading Road Trip this week with several school events across New York and New Jersey! (In case you missed it, from now through...

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Selecting the theme of a Scholastic Book Fair

Alexandra Wladich  May 5th, 2016 

Have you ever wondered who selects the fun themes for the Scholastic Book Fair? I caught up with Bobby Pacheco and Frank Loose on the Scholastic Book Fairs team to find...

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We're hitting the road for summer reading

Megan Kaesshaefer  May 2nd, 2016 

Big news: we're taking our annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge program on the open road with the first-ever Summer Reading Road Trip

In Our Feeds: Next-level Harry fandom, prison book group and lots of cute kids

Julia Graeper  April 29th, 2016 

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!

These teachers are our reading superheroes

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 28th, 2016 

Last week, we annouced the winners of the Dav Pilkey "Be a Reading Superhero" Contest! 50 winning educators from across the country (one from a school in...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winner Adam Gowan

Michael Barrett  April 27th, 2016 

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

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay: Published this November!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 26th, 2016 

Attention, Harry Potter fans! On November 19, 2016, Scholastic will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the...

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In Our Feeds: The problem with emoji, a superhero-sized excuse, and a muggle proposal

Morgan Baden  April 22nd, 2016 

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!

Cecil’s Pride: The Life of a Lion King

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 22nd, 2016 

In the spirit of Earth Day, we're excited to share Cecil’s Pride: The True Story of a Lion King, a stunning new picture...

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How we’re celebrating Poem in Your Pocket Day

Brittany Sullivan  April 21st, 2016 

Every year, April is an exciting time to celebrate one of our favorite things here at Scholastic… Poetry!

The book aunt

Deimosa Webber-Bey  April 20th, 2016  Comments • 6

You know what you’re getting for Chrismakwanzakkuh. You know what your present is for your birthday. You know what I will gift you on your graduation day. All I...

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No filter needed! Follow the @ScholasticBookFair Instagram account

Alexandra Wladich  April 20th, 2016 

As a student, there was nothing more exciting than the Scholastic Book Fair. On the morning of the fair my mom would send me to school with money to purchase the books of...

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Announcing the Dav Pilkey 'Be a Reading Superhero' Contest winners!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 20th, 2016 

What are you doing to help get your students reading this summer? This is the question we asked teachers across the country to answer for a...

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Parenting during the preliteracy phase

Morgan Baden  April 20th, 2016 

My daughter, 18 months old, has long been interested in books. Books are an all-day activity in our house; she'll pull down her favorites from her...

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My Bookprint: The Chapters of My Life

Anushka Mehrotra  April 19th, 2016 
Hello everyone! I'm Anushka, the new Corporate Communications Assistant here at Scholastic. Asking me to choose a favourite book is like asking a mother to pick her favourite... Read more

Contest: How are you mitigating the summer reading slide in your class or community?

Guest Blogger  April 18th, 2016  Comments • 79
It’s your turn to tell us your exciting plans to encourage your students to read all summer long.

Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Hannah Miao and Shayla Grace Cabalan

Michael Barrett  April 18th, 2016 

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

This year's 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Sydni Wells and Allison Jiang

Michael Barrett  April 15th, 2016 

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

This year's 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing...

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Librarian dedicates nearly 30 years to children's literacy

Alexandra Wladich  April 15th, 2016 

To celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16), we wanted to share an amazing story of one librarian who has dedicated nearly 30 years of her life...

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