When I was little, I loved the Magic Locket Book, by Elizabeth Koda-Callan. I remember basically nothing from the actual story—my love for the book was based...Read more
Part of a new series, The Future of Now is focusing on our own President of Scholastic Media, Deborah Forte, who discusses the future of media as she spearheads efforts to...Read more
Today is National Notification Day, which means that the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards national winners!...Read more
"I have loved a number of questionably tasteful books over the years," begins "What's the Best Bad Book You've Ever Read?" from Publishers Weekly. And I can...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!
It’s Pi Day! No, not the delicious kind—I’m talking MATH. If you cringed at the word “math” you’re not alone. I am guilty of math anxiety and have told many of my peers “I...Read more
Move over, Katniss. Step aside, Hermione. Take a seat, Jo March. There's a new crop of heroines in town. (Though you may not recognize their names right way.)
Today, Scholastic announces Worlds Collide, an exciting new initiative bringing together authors and fans of The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring...Read more
After “springing ahead” last weekend (I can’t believe we lost an hour of precious reading time!), buying my first allergy spray of the season, and taking the wool lining...Read more
It may only be March, but we are knee-deep in planning our summer reading campaign.
Earlier today, Satbir Bedi, Scholastic's Chief Technology Officer, sent the following note to Scholastic Technology Services staff. We liked it so...Read more
Jeff Wilhelm, one of the authors of Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want—and Why We Should Let Them, recently stopped by the
I have only one standing appointment each week with my kids - Music Together class.
We sing, clap our hands, rattle bells and egg shakers and I inevitably sway in...Read more
Monday is St. Patrick's Day, a day where everyone feels just a little bit Irish! Originally a religious holiday, the holiday has broadened quite a bit and is now, partly,...Read more
If you're celebrating Women's History Month in your classroom, here are some heroines—famous and not so famous—to consider:
The following is an excerpt taken from It’s Not Complicated!
We've learned from teachers that they overwhelmingly chose their profession in order to make a difference in children's lives.
In Our Feeds: Problems only book nerds understand, changes to the SAT, and an app to help you speed readMarch 7th, 2014
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!
Listening to teachers always lends to learning interesting ideas and viewpoints going on in today's classrooms. We just heard from more than 20,000 teachers on a number of...Read more
Reach Out and Read, a non-profit organization that helps implement early-childhood literacy awareness during a child’s regular office visits, celebrates 25 years this...Read more
One reason I love being in a bookstore is that it makes reading social. It's a gathering place for booklovers and ironically, I think it's one place where our noses are...Read more
As a graduate of a women’s college, Women’s History Month has always been near and dear to my heart. In March, in addition to revving up my informal recruiting efforts for...Read more
The other day, I was walking down the hall here at Scholastic headquarters in New York, talking with colleagues about the different books we are currently reading, when I...Read more
...But if you don't already, today is the day to start.
Welcome to World Read Aloud Day, a day when parents, students, educators and people from communities...Read more