Today is the anniversary of the Library of Congress, created on April 24, 1800, and with the current focus on nonfiction and primary sources...Read more
Jack Black as R.L. Stine? Yep!
In 1635, a handful of students first met in the private home of a headmaster in the fledgling city of Boston to form Boston Latin school. It was the very first public...Read more
Prithee, dost thou thinkest William Shakespeare appears well for one who hath 450 years behind him? Methinks so. (Methinks I should also leave the poetic writing to the...Read more
Happy Earth Day! I couldn't think of a better time to share with you a very special video from a NASA Astronaut, Leland Melvin. He has a mission for kids this summer: join...Read more
Happy Earth Day, everyone.
Today is a perfect opportunity for parents, teachers and other role models to show how kids can make every day Earth Day through green...Read more
Many schools across the country are thinking about extending the school day and or school year to increase the amount of instructional time. Yet, is there a way to extend...Read more
One of the many fun things about working at Scholastic is being surrounded by people who love books! It also means that my TBR list is constantly growing with everyone’s...Read more
Don't miss the fascinating Q & A over on our frizzle education blog with Dr. Tovah P. Klein, Director of Barnard College’s Center for Toddler Development.
We're deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Gabriel García Márquez, one of this century's most celebrated and cherished novelists. According to the Associated Press, the...Read more
Last night we hosted our very first Google+ Hangout! At 8pm, a panel of educators, moderator Pam Allyn, and an audience comprised of teachers, principals...Read more
We button up coats
Wrap mufflers 'round and 'round
Insisting it's spring
A cold snap here in New York has me...Read more
As April's #worldscollide promotion continues and The 39 Clues™, Spirit Animals, and Inf
April is School Library Month, which means 30 days full of library love.
Today is National Stress Awareness Day. What is your “go-to” for relieving the tension in your life? Our OOM team all agree that a good book is great way to remove...Read more
Every year my family celebrates the week leading up to Easter by coloring eggs, assembling Easter baskets, and enjoying a lot of delicious chocolate cream eggs. This year...Read more
Happy Tax Day! Most people in the U.S. have money on their minds today, which is a great opportunity to think about discussing money matters with your kids. For many...Read more
Library users, young and old
Many the stories they have told
Shushed they were, you see
At their local library
How cool would it be if you had the chance to meet with the editors of your favorite book series? Last week, I had the opportunity watch this happen when Ellie, a 4th...Read more
Everyone has a favorite children's book, from Clifford the Big Red Dog to Green Eggs and Ham, from The Velveteen Rabbit to Where the Wild...Read more
Our International team has big news today! Scholastic announced two new education programs for the international market, Scholastic Literacy Pro and Scholastic PR1ME...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 good weekend!
Passover--the Jewish holiday marking the freedom of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt--officially begins Monday night at sundown. In honor of the springtime...Read more
In honor of National Poetry Month, students across the country have been writing away and learning about poetry. Teachers, for continued inspiration to have your students...Read more