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Haikus and how to write them

Guest Blogger  April 15th, 2016 

April is National Poetry Month, and April 17th is International Haiku Poetry Day, a day that encourages everyone to write their own haiku.

Cheerleader-style spelling and other fun preliteracy moments

Julia Graeper  April 13th, 2016 
There are also funny little moments that come up, which feel less academic somehow, but which still strike me as preliteracy signs to pay attention to, seize as learning... Read more

Trailer alert: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Gina Asprocolas  April 11th, 2016 

Last night during the MTV Movie Awards, actor Eddie Redmayne emerged from a (no doubt magical!) suitcase on stage to introduce the first teaser trailer for the upcoming ...

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In Our Feeds: Draco Malfoy, William Shakespeare's first folio, reading about food & more

Brittany Sullivan  April 8th, 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!

Raina Telgemeier's ECCC program cover art

Gina Asprocolas  April 8th, 2016 

Seattle's Emerald City Comicon kicked off this week, and Eisner Award-winner Raina Telegemeier will be there all weekend to greet fans...

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Career Corner: An April roundup of Scholastic jobs

Julia Graeper  April 7th, 2016 

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

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Poetry month: Meet Scholastic Art & Writing Awards winners Alex Zhang and Sophia Mautz

Michael Barrett  April 6th, 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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Scholastic Teacher magazine: award-winner!

Julia Graeper  April 5th, 2016 

We are thrilled to report that Scholastic Teacher magazine has received two Jesse H. Neal Awards for Business Journalism, the most prestigious...

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New podcast episode: Phyllis Hunter

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 5th, 2016 

Phyllis Hunter has a way with words. This should come as no surprise — she's an author, a former teacher and a literacy expert who has advised both the President of the...

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Join the global movement of doing good!

Alexandra Wladich  April 5th, 2016 

April 10 is Good Deeds Day, an annual celebration that unites over 70 countries around the world in doing good deeds.

In Our Feeds: April Fools, subway book stacks, and a new Harry Potter cover!

Megan Kaesshaefer  April 1st, 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!

First of all...

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Ever had an overdue library book? We can relate

Alexandra Wladich  March 31st, 2016 

Last week Mashable featured a story about an overdue library book returned after 49 years with an apology note. According to the article, James Phillips, who was a...

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Meet Dr. KittyCat (+ a sweepstakes!)

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 31st, 2016 

Calling all pet lovers! Dr. KittyCat is one wacky, totally purr-fect cat and the star of an awesome new book series for 7-10 year olds.

Inside the heads of interesting people!

Kristen Joerger  March 28th, 2016 

Last week we were fascinated by new developments in the quest to prove or disprove that William Shakespeare's head may have been removed from his grave in Stratford,...

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Introducing Klutz Jr. for kids ages 4 and up!

Morgan Baden  March 28th, 2016 

Get ready for some fun: Klutz, the creator of premium activity kits for kids, is launching Klutz Jr., a book and craft kit product line for kids ages 4 and up. Now, even...

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In Our Feeds: Bruce Springsteen, April Fools' Day pranks, couples in literature and more!

Alexandra Wladich  March 25th, 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!

Scholastic reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter results

Scholastic  March 24th, 2016 

Scholastic Corporation has reported financial results for the Company’s fiscal 2016 third quarter ended February 29, 2016. You can read the complete press release here....

Happy Birthday, Twitter! Some Scholastic highlights in celebration of the big day

Julia Graeper  March 22nd, 2016 

If you were on Twitter yesterday (let's face it, you were probably on Twitter yesterday), you likely saw that the platform was celebrating its tenth birthday!  We sent our...

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Celebrate Craft Month with Klutz!

Guest Blogger  March 22nd, 2016 

From the editors of Klutz

Pre-registration for the Summer Reading Challenge is open!

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 21st, 2016 

Today's the day! Pre-registration for the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge has officially begun!

If you're new to the...

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In Our Feeds: BSC fashion, terrible writing advice, Tom Hanks's Twitter & endless Elena Ferrante speculation

Julia Graeper  March 18th, 2016 

When you realize it’s Friday

— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) March 18, 2016

Every Friday, we...

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Teachers, get ready for summer reading!

Megan Kaesshaefer  March 17th, 2016 

Think it's too early to start planning for summer reading? Think again! Pre-registration for the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge begins this coming Monday...

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Peace. Love. Books! #mybookfair

Alexandra Wladich  March 17th, 2016 

Schools across the country are bringing back the 1960’s by hosting the “Feelin' Groovy Scholastic Book Fair.” Through this groovy Scholastic Book Fair...

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Our #BookConfession

Julia Graeper  March 15th, 2016 

Last week we spied the incredibly fun trending Twitter hashtag #BookConfession. Readers from all corners of the internet shared their deepest, darkest book secrets, and I...

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: 2016 national winners announced!

Michael Barrett  March 14th, 2016 

Today, we are celebrating the nation’s most creative teens.

The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers (the Alliance) is elated to announce the national...

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