February 9th, 2017
Join us as we celebrate the power of reading aloud on World Read Aloud Day this February 16, 2017.
February 6th, 2017
We needed to take on a 3:1 approach for every child, focused on social/emotional supports, academic behavioral supports, and access to opportunities (with mentoring) supports.
January 31st, 2017
The Kids & Family Reading Report helps us understand how we as adults can support children as they first learn to read, and then love to read.
January 17th, 2017
While the path to effective family engagement will look a bit different for every school, below are five action steps that schools can employ to engage families and support... Read more
January 11th, 2017
This child received the resources and actions he needed to be successful. Other children were given the same opportunity, but did not need it like he did.
January 9th, 2017
Effective family & community engagement can be grouped into 4 key areas: welcoming, communication, information, and participation.
January 4th, 2017
The school library is often a refuge for students, a safe space where students are comfortable and free to be themselves.
December 29th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Education, predicts the top education stories in 2017.
December 29th, 2016
Here are our picks for the five most salient education stories of the past year.
December 20th, 2016
What is it that the children carry with them that is not visible, but all the same, impacts who they are and how they learn?
December 14th, 2016
What do you want to read more about on EDU? I invite you to take an edu@scholastic reader survey, and enter to win a giveaway!
December 5th, 2016
The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative started with a simple dream: to support the whole child, every child.
November 21st, 2016
I see it as my responsibility to ensure that every single student, no matter what country they come from or what language they speak, has access to a quality education.
November 16th, 2016
Greg Worrell, President, Scholastic Education, joins edu@scholastic to discuss research findings around barriers to equity in education from the Teacher & Principal... Read more
November 15th, 2016
The Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education, a national survey of teachers and principals will be released on November 16.
October 20th, 2016
Today, on Scholastic's birthday, we thank you.
October 7th, 2016
Young readers still have the opportunity to make their voices heard. By participating in the Scholastic Student Vote, they can get a taste of what it means to live in a... Read more
September 22nd, 2016
Leslie Cornfeld was Chair and founding Director of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Interagency Task Force on Truancy, Chronic Absenteeism & School Engagement.
September 20th, 2016
Dr. Tiffany Anderson on strategies for creating literacy-rich experiences for all students, especially those in high-poverty communities.
September 13th, 2016
Hedy Chang is one of the nation’s leading champions for increasing attendance as a lever for closing the achievement gap. We spoke to Chang to get her perspective on how... Read more
September 7th, 2016
Michael Haggen, Scholastic Education's Chief Academic Officer, will be speaking at the Literacy Leaders' Institute, presented by Scholastic and ASCD.
September 2nd, 2016
Low-income children are now entering school with stronger reading and math skills.
August 29th, 2016
In high-income communities, books are common. However, in high-poverty communities, there was about one book for every 300 children. Hence, the term “book desert”—a vast area... Read more
August 16th, 2016
There have been some terrific articles on books, reading and literacy recently. Among the topics covered are the benefits of reading aloud, how to motivate kids to read,... Read more
August 10th, 2016
I created a space where students had more access to books and were more motivated to talk about the books they were reading.