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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.

"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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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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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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Throwback Thursday: Microfilm and microfiche

Gina Asprocolas  July 20th, 2017 

The inspiration for this week's Throwback Thursday post came from some visiting students from China.

Career Corner: A July Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  July 20th, 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!

Scholastic Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2017 Results and Fiscal 2018 Outlook

Scholastic  July 20th, 2017 

Today, Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) reported financial results for the Company’s fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2017. Read the press release...

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I read eight Goosebumps books in one week & here's what I learned

Gina Asprocolas  July 18th, 2017 

Last week, we released the 43rd episode of the Scholastic Reads podcast, "25 Years of Goosebumps." In this episode, I served as guest host with Suzanne McCabe. 

Why "Pride and Prejudice" still matters

Guest Blogger  July 18th, 2017 

200 years ago today, the incomparable Jane Austen died. The world is celebrating her legacy all year long.

Our natural hair journey, and the books that celebrate it

Deimosa Webber-Bey  July 17th, 2017 

A discussion about this past weekend’s Curl Fest, in Brooklyn, led to us – Library Intern Chloe Pinkney and Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey

When you really, really love your child's teachers

Julia Graeper  July 13th, 2017 
At Scholastic, we love teachers. That particular value has been instilled in me since even before I became a parent.

Summer reading book ideas: Insight from the Kids & Family Reading Report

Michael Barrett  July 6th, 2017 

Are you stumped on which books will get kids excited about summer reading? Kids and parents share their favorite children's books and series.

Be Nice to New Jersey Week

Gina Asprocolas  July 3rd, 2017 

Whenever I learn a colleague is from New Jersey or has New Jersey connections, I make sure to ask them: pork roll, or Taylor ham?

Throwback Thursday: Red, white, and blue

Gina Asprocolas  June 29th, 2017 

It's almost a holiday weekend, everyone!

Forbes names Scholastic a 2017 Best Large Employer!

Scholastic  June 27th, 2017 

What does Scholastic have in common with Google, JetBlue, Facebook, and NASA?

We're all included in the 2017 Forbes Best Large Employers list!

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: Week 7 recap

Gina Asprocolas  June 26th, 2017 

Can you believe we are already seven weeks into the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge?!

On the podcast: Telling the stories of refugees

Emily Morrow  June 23rd, 2017 

We have a new podcast episode! This week, we discuss the refugee crisis with actor Mandy Patinkin, his wife, Kathryn Grody, and author Alan Gratz.

Throwback Thursday: The Midnight Son

Gina Asprocolas  June 22nd, 2017 

Happy Throwback Thursday! Earlier this week, Vulture published a great piece on what they've dubbed "the Youth-Comics Explosion." Essentially it's a deep-dive...

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Celebrate the first day of summer with a good book!

Alexandra Wladich  June 21st, 2017 

Today is the official first day of summer (yay!). It’s also the perfect time pick out a book with your child and start reading!

Clemson gets kids reading this summer with Tigers Read!

Julia Graeper  June 20th, 2017 

Clemson University, the South Carolina Department of Education and Coach Dabo Swinney's All In Team Foundation teamed up with Scholastic for Tigers Read!

Using storytelling to get ready for Kindergarten

Julia Graeper  June 16th, 2017 

Every day, she requests a story with roughly the same structure: one of her stuffed animals is going to school for the first time, or is going to a new school. 

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