Education

Hanukkah books and resources

Morgan Baden  December 12th, 2017 

Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 12. (Hey, that's today!) We have plenty of book lists and activities for families to help celebrate this special time of year. 

Career Corner: A December Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  December 12th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one! As always, you can also...

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The 10 coolest kids we met in 2017

Brittany Sullivan  December 7th, 2017 

This year, the editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines featured the real-life stories of some truly extraordinary kids who are overcoming obstacles,...

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Tips to help kids find trustworthy sources

Stephanie Agresti  December 6th, 2017 

Starting at a young age, it’s important for kids to learn how to search for information to stay informed and learn about the world around them. In addition to looking up...

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15 librarians to follow on Instagram

Brittany Sullivan  December 5th, 2017 

It’s no secret that school librarians and libraries play a critical role in today’s schools and have a positive impact on student learning (don’t miss the School...

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Rosa Parks refused to stand

Loribelle Lapaix  December 1st, 2017 

On this date in 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama and made history helping ignite the Civil Rights Movement....

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On the podcast: The importance of civics education

Emily Morrow  November 17th, 2017 

We've released a new podcast episode! This week, we're talking about civics education.

At a time when our republic feels particularly unsettled, we’re asking: What...

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Free resources to learn about and celebrate Thanksgiving!

Alexandra Wladich  November 16th, 2017 

We are only a week away from Thanksgiving! As families around the country begin to plan for the holiday, we’ve compiled some of our favorite free Thanksgiving resources...

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Career Corner: A November Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  November 9th, 2017 

Here are some brand-new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. 

Election Day is the perfect time to learn about voting

Stephanie Agresti  November 7th, 2017 

I remember the first time my dad took me with him to cast his vote in a local election when I was 6-years-old. We were waiting on line at our town’s municipal building as...

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Get ready for Veteran's Day with these resources

Emily Morrow  November 6th, 2017 

Veteran's Day is coming up, and it's a great opportunity to have a conversation with your children about important topics like war and military service while honoring the...

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Twitter Chat Recap: Supporting Striving Readers

Julia Graeper  November 3rd, 2017 

At Scholastic we talk a lot about not just the importance of reading, but about doing the important work of helping kids love to read.

For some kids,...

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The tools classrooms need to teach civics education and media literacy

Stephanie Agresti  November 1st, 2017 

There is a critical need to help students understand the world around them and how they fit in it. Including civics education and media literacy as...

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How one district made summer count with community partners!

Stephanie Agresti  October 26th, 2017 

It’s always the right time of year to celebrate what works in supporting students.

Education stories we love

Julia Graeper  October 20th, 2017 

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Career Corner: An October Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  October 13th, 2017 

This month, Scholastic has some new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. 

Read all about it! Scholastic News Kid Reporters are making headlines

Stephanie Agresti  October 12th, 2017 

In September, 44 kids ages 10–14 from across the country and around the world with a “nose for news” joined the 2017–18 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps....

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Join the #21DayReadAloud challenge!

Alexandra Wladich  October 12th, 2017 

One of my greatest memories as a child was when my mom would read aloud to me. Not only did I love being read aloud my favorite story (The Giving Tree by Shel...

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K–8 educators can help striving readers thrive with this new resource from Scholastic Professional

Stephanie Agresti  October 10th, 2017 

A new professional book, titled From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers, from literacy specialists Stephanie Harvey,...

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Resources for talking to your children about the Las Vegas shooting

Morgan Baden  October 2nd, 2017 

With the Las Vegas tragedy on our minds, we're thinking of the impossible conversations families and educators will be having in the days to come. 

Happy 10th birthday, BookFlix!

Guest Blogger  October 2nd, 2017 

BookFlix, a digital literacy resource for students in grades Pre-K–3, is turning 10 this year, and for all those who agree that one day just isn’t long enough to celebrate...

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Summer reading around the globe: Nigeria's success

Alexandra Wladich  September 28th, 2017 

Earlier this week we announced the Best in State schools, top libraries and top community partners who logged the most reading minutes in the 2017 Scholastic Summer...

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Top 10 "Scholastic Reads" episodes for #InternationalPodcastDay!

Nicole Ortiz  September 28th, 2017 

This Saturday is International Podcast Day! To celebrate this powerful entertainment and education medium, our team gathered a few top episodes on Scholastic Reads...

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Scholastic continues supporting educators affected by recent hurricanes

Scholastic  September 25th, 2017 

All of us at Scholastic are sending support and well wishes to the educators, children, and families affected by the recent hurricanes. As noted by our first response to...

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Scholastic President & CEO Dick Robinson to receive the National Book Foundation’s 2017 Literarian Award

Scholastic  September 21st, 2017 

The Literarian Award will be presented at the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on November 15, 2017.

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