Scholastic, a global company headquartered in New York, is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and educational materials with $1.6 billion in annual revenue. Having a global reach of employing more than 8,400 employees and serving customers in more than 165 countries in 45 languages, Scholastic operates around the world with original publishing of trade books and educational materials, distribution through Book Clubs and Book Fairs, and instructional materials for schools.
From book fairs in Mumbai to The Magic School Bus in Malaysia, Scholastic's thriving international businesses..
have enjoyed steady growth since the Company first crossed the border to launch Scholastic Canada in 1957. Today, Scholastic is the world leader in bringing high quality books and educational materials to children around the world.
Scholastic is known through...
its many products and sales channels, including bestselling children's properties such as The Hunger Games, Horrible Histories, and Delta Quest, published out of long established companies in the US, the UK and Australia; and the established subsidiary of Asia, where leading edge educational products are being developed for the Asian region, as well as the rest of the world.
Scholastic brings children's books and media to millions of the world’s children...
via school-based book clubs and book fairs and through its growing network of English Language Learning Centers in China. An international sales force directly sells product geared for a global market, including English Language Teaching (ELT) materials, while the licensing of foreign-language rights brings beloved characters - from Clifford to Miss Frizzle.
Scholastic Asia has grown significantly over the years...
with its regional office and distribution center headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The company brings children's books and media to children, parents, and teachers all over Asia through retail and schools with a wide selection of engaging reading materials, effective classroom resources and library supplies. It continues to raise its profile by bringing the Scholastic Asia Book Award and Scholastic Picture Book Award to provide a platform and opportunities for writers and illustrators in Asia. It is also highly regarded regionally with its award-winning books with Asia content outstanding classroom and online materials for teachers and parents.
Scholastic Asia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Scholastic Inc., a publicly held company trading on NASDAQ under SCHL.
The corporate mission of Scholastic is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy, the cornerstone of all learning. With more than 90 years of experience supporting the learning lives of children, today Scholastic remains committed to providing quality, engaging educational content in digital and print formats for the next generation of learners, and the families and educators who guide them.
Blogs & Social Media
On Our Minds For readers, educators, librarians, and parents. Go to the blog - oomscholasticblog.com
Edu @Scholastic For thought leaders in the education world. Go the blog - edublog.scholastic.com
Scholastic produces educational materials to assist and inspire students:
To cultivate their minds to utmost capacity To become familiar with our cultural heritage To strive for excellence in creative expression in all fields of learning, literature, and art To seek effective ways to live a satisfying life To enlarge students' concern for and understanding of today's world To help build a society free of prejudice and hate, and dedicated to the highest quality of life in community and nation We strive to present the clearest explanation of current affairs and contemporary thought, and to encourage literary appreciation and expression consistent with the understanding and interests of young people at all levels of learning.
Scholastic News Kids Press Corps
The award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ is a group of talented Kid Reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country and around the world. Our young journalists report “news for kids, by kids,” with coverage of breaking news, entertainment, and sports events from their hometowns and on the national stage. Today, the award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ welcomed 44 Kid Reporters, ages 10–14, to cover current events, breaking news, entertainment stories, and sporting events from around the world this school year. Participating countries include Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Research & Reports
KIDS & FAMILY READING REPORT
The Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™ is a biennial, national survey of children ages 6–17 and their parents as well as parents of kids’ ages 0-5, in the U.S. exploring attitudes and behaviors around reading books for fun.
Key findings from the sixth edition released in 2017 reveal what parents and kids want in books and characters–including views on diversity in children’s books, and reading from birth, kids’ attitudes and behaviors around reading for fun, summer reading and kids’ favorite books and series.
TEACHER & PRINCIPAL SCHOOL REPORT
The Scholastic Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy explores key findings of educators’ views on
Educators & the Importance of Reading
Reading in School
Reading & The Home-To-School Connection
The goal of Primary Sources is to ensure the voice of teachers is at the center of the dialogue surrounding education. This report is for educators, policymakers, education stakeholders and parents.
Teachers on Teaching
Teachers on The Common Core
Teachers on Evaluation
Teachers on Collaboration