Families: Four helpful habits for back-to-school season

Guest Blogger  August 14th, 2017 

Scholastic Parents provides families "top tips," articles and resources to help get kids ready for the new school year. 

*Giveaway!* Powerful partnerships with students’ families have lasting effects on student success

Stephanie Agresti  August 11th, 2017  Comments • 43

This week, Scholastic Professional announced the release of Powerful Partnerships: A Teacher’s Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success...

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New on the podcast: Picture book read-alouds and 50 brilliant books for summer

Emily Morrow  August 11th, 2017 

This week on the podcast, we have something special — and a little different — for our listeners!

Throwback Thursday: the card catalog

Gina Asprocolas  August 10th, 2017 

As part of my role here at Scholastic, I'm one of a few people who tweet from our corporate Twitter account. And to get more specific, sometimes I tweet about an interview...

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Our favorite social media moments from the 2017 Summer Reading Road Trip

Emily Morrow  August 10th, 2017 

For the second year, Scholastic's Summer Reading Road Trip traveled across the country, bringing beloved authors, book characters, and hours of fun to families and kids in...

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Happening now! Scholastic Teacher™ magazine’s month of giveaways

Brittany Sullivan  August 9th, 2017 

From prepping lessons and shopping for supplies to welcoming new students, the back-to-school season is a whirlwind of both excitement and stress.

#SummerReading in August: Get kids "reading ready" for school

Michael Barrett  August 8th, 2017 

The 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, our free online summer reading program, kicks off "Minute Mania Month" to help kids count all their reading minutes.

What we're reading: This New York Times piece featuring two Scholastic authors

Emily Morrow  August 7th, 2017 

A number of children’s books authors are taking on the subject of the refugee crisis to humanize and personalize the ongoing conflict for young readers. In this remarkable...

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K–12 educators can prepare for heading back to school with these new Scholastic Professional books

Stephanie Agresti  August 7th, 2017 

Scholastic has released three new professional titles with a focus on reading, family and community engagement, and...

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"Goodbye" from our summer interns

Guest Blogger  August 4th, 2017 

Our 2017 summer interns, Alison Bonaviso and Mitchell Axelson, share their final thoughts about their experience working at Scholastic. We thank them for their amazing...

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Back to school tips to keep kids reading for fun: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  August 3rd, 2017 

We have easy, actionable "reading resolutions" to get the whole family reading every day at home once school starts.

We asked to see your reading adventures, here's what happened

Nicole Ortiz  August 3rd, 2017 

We received so many AMAZING submissions for our #ReadingAdventure Sweepstakes. Here are a few! 

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#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover This is Just a Test by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Brooke Shearouse  August 2nd, 2017 

#WeHaveDiverseBooks: Discover is a spotlight on OOM dedicated to connecting readers with books written by distinct voices. We’ll take a look at the...

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What was better, the book or the movie?

Stephanie Agresti  August 1st, 2017 

It’s a great debate of our time. What was better, the book or the movie?

Introducing Scholastic Teachables: A new online database of teaching resources (giveaway!)

Brittany Sullivan  August 1st, 2017  Comments • 13

We’re excited to introduce you to the new Scholastic Teachables—a rich online database of teaching resources from Scholastic for every subject, grades Pre...

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The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: 3 months down!

Gina Asprocolas  August 1st, 2017 

It's officially week 13 of the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! That means there's only a little over one...

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World Ranger Day: Protecting endangered pangolins

Brittany Sullivan  July 31st, 2017 

Have you ever heard of a pangolin?

These unique mammals—often called “scaly anteaters”—can be found near woodlands and savannas in Africa and Asia...

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On the podcast: Tui Sutherland talks her bestselling Wings of Fire series

Emily Morrow  July 27th, 2017 

We've just released a new podcast episode! This week, we sat down with Tui Sutherland, author of the bestselling Wings of Fire series, and her editor, Amanda...

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Our favorite fictional pools

Morgan Baden  July 27th, 2017 

It's hard for me to comprehend, but I've heard there are people who don't like beaches. Maybe it's the sand, or the wind, or the sticky salt water...but surely everyone...

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Shark Week and some killer reads!

Alexandra Wladich  July 27th, 2017 

This week is one of my favorite weeks of summer because it’s Shark Week! For those of you not familiar with Shark Week, it’s a week-long special on the Discovery Channel...

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En garde – prêt? – allez! On guard – ready? – fence!

Guest Blogger  July 26th, 2017 

Zaheer Booth, Alexander Cotter, and Khalil Thompson are interns this summer at Scholastic – who swordfight almost every evening after work! After spying them in a New...

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Celebrating July 25 book releases from Scholastic!

Brooke Shearouse  July 25th, 2017 

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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New graphic novels on the horizon, and an Eisner for GHOSTS!

Morgan Baden  July 24th, 2017 
San Diego Comic Con is THE place to announce exciting graphic novel news, and the Graphix imprint rose to the occasion with several big reveals at SDCC17:  Jeff Smith,... Read more

Jarrett Krosoczka to write graphic memoir, HEY, KIDDO

Morgan Baden  July 21st, 2017 

Known for his graphic novels, picture books, and a far-reaching 2012 TED Talk, author Jarrett Krosoczka is writing a graphic memoir about being raised by his grandparents...

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