March 23rd, 2017
The really great, meaty questions will not only lead you to a better understanding of a student’s ability, they will inspire critical thinking and creativity.
March 13th, 2017
It is not enough simply to have books—the collection must be diverse in genre, subject, and reading level, meeting the individual needs of all students.
March 9th, 2017
Third grade is a critical year for students wherein reaching certain benchmarks of literacy achievement is a must.
February 9th, 2017
Join us as we celebrate the power of reading aloud on World Read Aloud Day this February 16, 2017.
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.
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 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!
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.
November 14th, 2016
We'll be at NCTE, of course, and are excited to talk with educators from across the country about literacy and learning!
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 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.
July 6th, 2016
I knew I wanted to do something that would be fun for my class, use the reading, writing, and research skills we’d learned during the year, and involve our community.
May 19th, 2016
On May 19, 2016 Scholastic invited its National Advisory Council to participate in a day-long dialogue about equity in education.
April 22nd, 2016
Children learn that literacy is a voice. When they hear a story about something that resonates with their own feelings, they can dictate, write, draw, or play about it,... Read more
April 20th, 2016
Lesley Koplow is the Director of the Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice (ERP) at Bank Street College of Education. I recently spoke with her about efforts to help... Read more
April 7th, 2016
At the end of this week, after almost three years of editing, writing and caring for this blog, I'll be handing the keys over to a new editor, Julia Graeper.
February 11th, 2016
The following essay was first printed as the closing comments in Lester Laminack (2009)"Unwrapping the Read Aloud: Making Every Read Aloud Experience Intentional and... Read more
December 17th, 2015
We've had plenty to talk about in 2015 -- from testing to read alouds to ESSA, our new federal education law.
Here are five big education stories that kept my... Read more
November 18th, 2015
In recent years, community leaders around the country have placed a growing emphasis on early childhood education, recognizing that a solid foundation of language and... Read more