National Poetry Month in April marks a high point in the National Student Poets' year of service. This month, each of these five literary ambassadors...Read more
Here's an awesome campaign: "Geek the Library" is helping spread awareness about just how critical libraries are and the increasingly important role they play in their...Read more
Research tells us that teachers typically spend 4-6 weeks at the beginning of every school year re-teaching materials from the previous year. Why? Because students have...Read more
March is National Nutrition Month, and you've likely seen a lot of health and wellness-related content in the news lately. I came across the USDA's re-imagined food...Read more
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!
Yesterday, USA Today revealed the cover and an excerpt of The Iron Trial – the first book in a new fantasy series for middle-grade...Read more
During her recent trip to China (March 19-26, 2014), the First Lady invited kids in U.S. classrooms to submit their questions about her trip. The questions rolled in, from...Read more
March is a big month at Klutz! It's not only when the new release for Spring hit shelves but it's also National Craft Month.
Today we're sharing a guest post from the editors at Choices magazine. Check out their tips for National Nutrition Month below, and be sure to visit their great blog,...Read more
In The Verge’s recent video feature, “The Future is Now,” president of Scholastic Media Deborah Forte discussed Scholastic’s goal in delivering unified on-screen...Read more
Last week Publishers Weekly rounded up five perfect sentences from literature (part 3!) on their Tumblr. Who among us hasn't come across a sublimely perfect...Read more
Maybe because I'm a twin, I grew up really interested in stories about switches -- like babies switched at birth, or moms and their teen daughters switched on freaky...Read more
Big news about the Scholastic Book Fairs app: it just broke 100,000 downloads!
Academics and student achievement are crucial topics in the dialogue surrounding education in America today. Teachers are constantly working with their students who have...Read more
Like many Americans, the majority of my weekend was spent watching the NCAA March Madness games. (For any non-sports watchers, March Madness is basically the most epic...Read more
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!
It’s no secret we love celebrating holidays here on OOM. Today is Memory Day, so we thought it would be the perfect excuse to share our favorite reading memories. From...Read more
It all started on March 21, 2006 when Jack Dorsey sent the world's first tweet: "just setting up my twttr." And oh how the Twittersphere has taken off in the eight years...Read more
Julia Graeper from the Education group is here with some confessions. We know you have some, too!
Sometime last week, I stumbled upon the Corpus Libris Tumblr in my Twitter feed. As a bookworm, I loved the premise: they stealthily substitute books into photos. The more...Read more
Earlier today Scholastic reported results for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended February 28, 2014.
National Goof Off Day is this Saturday. Since I have been telling the same three knock-knock jokes for years now, I think it’s time to find a new way to celebrate this...Read more
One of the biggest challenges we bibliophiles face is cleaning out our bookshelves during "spring cleaning." We take pride in our personal libraries; however, we need to...Read more
When I think of The Wizard of Oz, one thing comes to mind immediately: those glittery, ruby-red slippers. They are Dorothy's main accessory, a huge fixation of many...Read more
March Madness is just getting started...and Blaike Hannay from the Storia team is here to announce the Storia March Madness game...with a literary twist! Read...Read more