Here's What College Freshmen Are Reading

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Colleges across the U.S. assign books to introduce new ideas to incoming students. This year, colleges selected books on topics that ranged from climate change to race, fiction and non-fiction.

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School District Apologizes For Teacher Who Allegedly Cut Native American Child's Hair

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Students say she cut part of one Native American classmate's braids and called another by a racial slur. It happened on Halloween and the teacher was in costume as a 19th century voodoo queen.

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Magic Holiday Card for Kids

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We love magic tricks, and this Magic Holiday Card for Kids is guaranteed to fool your friends and family this holiday!

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Teachers Turn Lessons Into Instagram-Worthy Photos

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Teachers have formed something of a community on Instagram. Using hashtags like #teachersofinstagram, they post photos of meticulously crafted classroom decorations, lessons and even daily outfits.

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Thumbprint Holiday Lights

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Make your own Christmas lights with just a little paint!

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Easy Snowflake Painting

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Get ready for winter by making a beautiful snowflake! All you will need is paper, masking tape and watercolors!

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Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

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Display what you're thankful for with this Thanksgiving turkey craft!

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James Bridle: What Do Kids' Videos on YouTube Reveal About the Internet's Dark Side?

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Children's YouTube is full of addicting content for kids, which can lead users to disturbing and inappropriate videos. James Bridle explains how the Internet's profit structure drives this phenomenon.

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge: Home

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We're inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to have you work appear on NPR.

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PBS KIDS Announces “Early Learning Champions” Program, Recognizing Passionate Educators of Young Children

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The PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions cohort is made up of various early learning caregivers – including certified Pre-K, Head Start and early elementary teachers, childcare providers as well as family, friends and neighbors in early learning settings – representing, celebrating, and supporting the diverse teaching community impacting young learners.

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Thanksgiving Crafts

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Here’s a list of crafts from around the web that we’re oh, so thankful for!

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Teaching Podcasting: A Curriculum Guide for Educators

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Guidance on planning classroom instruction.

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Sesame Street Health and Safety Checklist

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Use this chart to check off all the things you and your child do to stay safe and healthy.

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Ruff Ruffman and Staying Safe

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Teach your children about staying safe while using the Internet and technology with Ruff Ruffman!

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DIY Monster Claws just in time for Halloween

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Make these easy, no-sew monster claws in just two steps!

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