Ever since the dawn of widely available ebooks and e-readers, there's been an educational debate surrounding kids' interactions with digital. While some advocates support the ability to read anywhere, enjoy a virtually limitless supply of content, and engage in educational content like never before, critics don't agree. In fact, multiple studies took aim at kids' ereading on … [Read more...] about Print or Digital Isn’t the Issue in Kids’ Reading
In celebration of International Literacy Day last week, Scholastic has some great news: kids are reading. Despite the naysayers and gloom and doomers who think the entire juvenile world is too busy with their faces buried in digital devices, the self-response survey indicates that as many as 86% of kids up to age 17 think reading is an important key to their future … [Read more...] about Scholastic Releases Latest Kids’ Reading Report
Scholastic is arguably the go-to source of information on the children's publishing industry, and it's not just because they've had some out-of-the-park smash hits (ever hear of Harry Potter? The Hunger Games?). Scholastic also runs a thriving education division and as such it makes it the company's business to know what kids want to read, how they interact with books, and what … [Read more...] about New Scholastic Report Sheds Light on Kids’ Reading
There has been a sudden influx of e-book subscription services that allow you to read as much as you want, for a low monthly price. Adults have been gravitating towards Entittle, Kindle Unlimited, Oyster and Scribd. When it comes to our kids though, there are scant options, aside from Amazon Freetime Unlimited. Is there room in the market for a major player to target … [Read more...] about Is the Scholastic Storia Streaming e-book Platform Viable?
Scholastic recently released the results of one of its many annual surveys, this one aimed at understanding the reading habits of kids across different age groups. The news was upsetting: there was a significant decrease in the amount of time kids spend reading self-selected texts for fun. The good news, though, is there was a correlation between the amount of time parents … [Read more...] about FarFaria Combats Drop in Children’s Reading
Scholastic, the world's largest publisher of children's content and innovators in kids' digital reading, has released the findings of its Kids & Family Reading Report, the purpose of which is to "explore the reading attitudes and experiences that most influence children’s reading habits, including reading aloud at home, independent reading at school, presence of books in … [Read more...] about What Makes Kids Read?
Scholastic, the award-winning powerhouse in children's publishing, made a announcement today that their ebook reading app Storia would be closing, making way for a bigger focus on its Storia School Edition subscription reading program. In a cryptically worded graphic on their website, a lot of unanswered questions were alluded to, particularly that the ebooks parents have … [Read more...] about Scholastic to Close Storia eBook Application
Now that school is out for most of the country, there's a honeymoon period of sorts in which many kids don't have to get up early and can watch as much TV as humanly possible. But somewhere along the way, parents look at their kids--whose bodies seem to have actually fused to the couch--and want them to spend a little time engaged in something else.Summer reading programs … [Read more...] about School’s Out…What Are Your Kids Reading?
As the world's largest publisher of children's content, Scholastic is one of the pioneers in both engaging content and innovative instructional strategies for young readers. As such, the company hosts its annual Summer Reading Challenge every year to keep students motivated and to prevent the dreaded "summer slide," in which students return to school having lost many of the … [Read more...] about Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Kicks Off for 2014
As global leaders in both children's content development and educational innovation, Scholastic is a company whose name is synonymous with quality platforms for schools. From their monthly reader book clubs to their entire curriculum manifests, the wealth of solutions they provide to educational institutions is pretty astounding.This week, Scholastic announced the launch of … [Read more...] about Scholastic Unveils Storia School Edition
Sony announced today that it is in production of a film adaptation of one of Scholastic's bestselling series, Goosebumps. In conjunction with one of the leading publishers of children's content, Sony has brought along actor Jack Black to lead an all-star cast for one of the most popular children's series of all time. Directed by Rob Letterman, the Goosebumps movie is being … [Read more...] about Scholastic’s Goosebumps Series to Be Adapted for Film