Gina Asprocolas

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Throwback Thursday: Thanksgiving

Gina Asprocolas November 10th, 2016

As of today, Thanksgiving is only two weeks away. When did that happen?

Some people like to get into the holiday spirit right after Halloween (I will admit to...

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Throwback Thursday: Vintage scares

Gina Asprocolas October 27th, 2016

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and it's my favorite holiday to experience here at Scholastic. With all of our creepy titles from classic...

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The Beatles: Influencing Yesterday and Today

Gina Asprocolas October 25th, 2016

Last Wednesday was an exciting day here at Scholastic – we hosted a live webcast presented by TeachRock.org in our Auditorium for New York City students all about the...

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Scholastic at New York Comic Con: A social media recap

Gina Asprocolas October 10th, 2016

Last weekend was New York Comic Con, one of the biggest fan conventions in the country, and Scholastic was there with both popular panel speakers – like...

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Throwback Thursday: the Scholastic Student Vote

Gina Asprocolas October 6th, 2016

Earlier this fall we announced here on OOM that the Scholastic Student Vote was opening again in time for the 2016 election. What’s the Scholastic Student Vote...

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Throwback Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month

Gina Asprocolas September 29th, 2016

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, so I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the early books from some of our...

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On the road with Kate Beaton

Gina Asprocolas September 27th, 2016

The Princess and the Pony author Kate Beaton is currently on the road meeting children in schools & bookstores to promote her new picture book with...

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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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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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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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