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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It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!

Nicole Ortiz  September 15th, 2016 
¡Feliz Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Today marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month. Starting on September 15th and running through October 15th, Hispanic Heritage... Read more

How to teach civics and not the circus with Scholastic Classroom Magazines

Gina Asprocolas  September 14th, 2016 

The election of 2016 is like no other, not only when it comes to the candidates, but how the media is covering it all. In this Washington Post article, Elliott...

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New books out now from Scholastic

Brooke Shearouse  September 13th, 2016 

Today on OOM we’re celebrating some book birthdays for new releases from Scholastic, out today! Check out the list below of great reads for all ages, and let us know what...

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Helping teachers, kids, and parents discover books: Judy Newman on Scholastic Reads

Morgan Baden  September 13th, 2016 

For generations, teachers have been using Scholastic Reading Club to help their students foster a lifelong love of reading.

Meet the Scholastic STEM Ambassador… Captain Barrington Irving!

Brittany Sullivan  September 13th, 2016 

In 2007, Captain Barrington Irving became the youngest pilot to fly around the world in a single engine airplane. On his incredible 97-day journey, he...

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A GHOSTS takeover on Twitter

Morgan Baden  September 12th, 2016 

This week, it's all about ghosts.

Meet the irresistible Groovy Joe!

Brooke Shearouse  September 12th, 2016 

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin and Tom Lichtenheld, two of today’s most gifted children’s book creators, is the very first picture book adventure...

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Cover Reveal: Emma Donoghue’s The Lotterys Plus One

Gina Asprocolas  September 12th, 2016 

This morning, Entertainmenly Weekly revealed the cover and first chapter of Room author Emma Donoghue’s first children's book, The...

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How do we get kids to talk about their day in school?

Guest Blogger  September 12th, 2016 
Parents often ruefully remark that when they ask their child after school, “How was your day?” the typical, dreaded answer is, “Fine.”

Celebrating school spirit

Brooke Shearouse  September 9th, 2016 

We’re reading some great new books for all ages from Scholastic to get in the school spirit. Check out the list below!

Hey graphic novel fans!

Brooke Shearouse  September 9th, 2016 

Bestselling and award-winning author Raina Telgemeier has a new book coming out next week – GHOSTS!

In honor of its release, celebrate with us on Twitter!

International Literacy Day: 4 countries, 4 big ideas

Michael Barrett  September 8th, 2016 

Today is International Literacy Day (September 8) and we want to help children everywhere become lifelong readers. 

Did you know that on average ...

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This year, create your best classroom library ever!

Guest Blogger  September 8th, 2016 

Allison Gillingham from our Scholastic Teachers team joins us today on the blog to talk about our best classroom library ever campaign.

The big week in review

Guest Blogger  September 7th, 2016 
Twice a year our team of book experts get together to unearth the newest and best literary gems.

Happy 30th Anniversary, The Magic School Bus!

Megan Kaesshaefer  September 7th, 2016 

Did you know that The Magic School Bus is 30 years old? The first book, The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks, was published in the summer of 1986.  It...

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The most important thing you should know about me is...

Deimosa Webber-Bey  September 6th, 2016 

Last week we were all sharing a New York Times article around the office about teacher Kyle Schwartz’s experiment in her third grade classroom, where she asked...

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Throwback Thursday: The Baby-sitters Club extras

Gina Asprocolas  September 1st, 2016 

For my last Throwback Thursday post, I went down to the Scholastic Archive and found a bunch of the #1s of the Baby-sitters Club series. As Scholastic librarian Deimosa...

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First look flyers: Scholastic Reading Club - September 2016

Michael Barrett  September 1st, 2016 

Scholastic Reading Club editors hosted their first-ever “Flyer First Look” Facebook Live event, offering educators and parents a ‘sneak peek’ into this...

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Baseball History Through Books

Nicole Ortiz  September 1st, 2016 
Baseball is known for being “America’s favorite pastime,” with roots of the sport going as far back as the 1800’s. Although its true origin remains a topic of debate, one... Read more

The importance of reading aloud to your children

Guest Blogger  August 31st, 2016 

Today we welcome Lester Laminack, award-winning children’s author, acclaimed educator, and the creator of The Best Friend Fiction Collection and the...

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Traveling Through Stories

Anushka Mehrotra  August 31st, 2016 

For as long as I can remember, my parents have saved money year round so that my family could enjoy a summer vacation. Unfortunately, there were some summers when our...

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For a barking good time, check out Dog Man!

Morgan Baden  August 30th, 2016 

The much-anticipated Captain Underpants spin-off, Dog Man, is here! 

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