Scholastic StoryWorks Magazine Boosts Online Tools for Elementary School Language Arts Teachers


Margaret Peterson Haddix pens story for "Create a Character Contest"


New York, NY — March 24, 2010 — Storyworks®, the award-winning literature and language arts magazine for grades 3-6, has expanded its online and whiteboard resources for teachers. The new interactive features – free to Storyworks subscribers – include online-exclusive plays, writing workshops, videos, downloadable skills sheets and step-by-step language arts lessons for whiteboards.

Leading Experts on 21st Century Learning Present Webcast Series for School Leaders


Scholastic "Expert Talks" give school leaders access to experts on preparing students for 21st century workforce


NEW YORK, N.Y. — January 12, 2010 — Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, is inviting teachers, school administrators and education leaders to join some of the nation’s thought leaders on learning in the 21st Century for a series of four webcasts starting in January.

Scholastic Names the Decade's Ten Big Ideas in Education

December 16, 2009 (New York, NY) – As 2009 draws to a close, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today named 10 Big Ideas in Education from the first decade of the 21st Century. They are:

Scholastic Launches New Book Ordering Website for Schools and Libraries


"Listbuilder" makes ordering for the classroom or library easier than ever


NEW YORK, N.Y. — December 9, 2009 — Schools and libraries now have a faster way to browse and buy collections of quality children's literature from Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), and to have books delivered shelf-ready to classrooms and libraries.

What Works Clearinghouse Confirms Scholastic Read 180 Works

New York, NY, October 27, 2009 (NASDAQ: SCHL) — The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC), our nation's watchdog for effective educational research, has completed its review of the evidence on READ 180®, a reading intervention program from Scholastic. The WWC concludes that the extent of evidence for READ 180 is “medium to large for comprehension and medium to large for general literacy achievement.”

National Center on Response to Intervention Awards Highest Possible Rating to Scholastic Reading Inventory

New York, NY — October 6, 2009 — Scholastic today announced the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI) has given Scholastic Reading Inventory™ (SRI) the highest possible rating for validity and reliability. NCRTI reviewed SRI, the leading progress monitoring tool for grades 1-12, as a part of the organization's first annual evaluation of Reading Screening Tools.

Inquiry-Based Science & Whiteboard Technology For The 21st Century Classroom In Investigators, A New Classroom Books Series.

New York, NY — October 1, 2009 — From life cycles to recycling, students in grades K-3 can explore the world of science through Weldon Owen Pty Ltd’s Investigators, a new collection of science readers and inquiry-based instruction for the 21st century classroom being distributed by Scholastic Classroom Books.

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