As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education.
Today’s COVID-19 reference comes from one of the industry’s most internationalized corporations, Copyright Clearance Center: home education.
On World Read Aloud Day, literary charity LitWorld works with Scholastic and other global organizations to encourage individuals and communities improve literacy.
In close proximity to each other on the calendar, Canada’s Family Literacy Day and Scholastic’s World Read Aloud Day address reading at home.
‘I knew I wanted to see it as a film,’ says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ from Scholastic.
Rosemary Stimola’s summer is about ‘reuniting the worldwide team’ that sold 100 million copies of the Hunger Games trilogy.
Urging young readers to contribute to their communities, Dav Pilkey’s ‘Do Good Tour’ will open in August with stops in the States, Asia and India.
More children are seen by Scholastic’s researchers as reading ‘zero books’ during the summer, and many parents don’t grasp the ‘summer slide’ problem.
Scholastic’s biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often.
Having run reports from 44 Kids Press Corps reporters aged 10 to 14 during the 2017-2018 school year, children’s publisher Scholastic has put out the call for applications from journalism-minded young people for the 2018-2019 school year.