Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

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We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?

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Unlocking Dyslexia: An NPR Series

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NPR's Gabrielle Emanuel takes an in-depth look at Dyslexia, the most common learning disability in the United States that touches the lives of millions of people, as part of an All Things Considered series.

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Middle Schoolers Get Rock Orchestra Lesson

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Sioux Falls middle schoolers are playing music with a world-renowned rock orchestra violinist.

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Is Santa Real? A Scientific Analysis

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Examining some of the most difficult questions surrounding Christmas- like how Santa can deliver all of those presents in one night and why Christmas lights always end up tangled!

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Lakota Nation Educational Conference Kicks Off

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The Lakota Nation Invitational basketball tournament is in its 40th year this year. An education conference created just years after the basketball tournament has also become an important fixture on the calendars of many.

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Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson... as Stick Man?

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Watch Stick Man on SDPB TV!

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Sid's Holiday Adventure | Sid the Science Kid

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Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Learn about winter weather with Sid the Science Kid!

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Full-Time Kid: How to Make Shadow Puppets

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Cool Shadow Puppets!

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Trace The Remarkable History Of The Humble Pencil

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That quest to find out how pencil lead is made.

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Full-Time Kid: Cheesy Pizza Bites

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Homemade Pizza Bread

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PBS Offers A Bounty Of Family-Friendly Holiday Fare

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Programs Feature Anne of Green Gables, Nuns and Nurses of Nonnatus House, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir with Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis, Lidia Bastianich and Military Veterans, Joyce DiDonato, Bonnie Raitt and More

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DIVE INTO A DEEP-SEA ADVENTURE WITH PBS KIDS

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This Thanksgiving week, PBS KIDS is diving into the deep sea with the premiere of a new movie from everyone’s favorite adventure-seeking brothers, Martin and Chris Kratt. WILD KRATTS: CREATURES OF THE DEEP SEA will premiere on Wednesday, November 23, followed by the world premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest series, SPLASH AND BUBBLES.

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Beyond The Pail: NPR Unpacks The History Of The Lunch Box

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From re-purposed lard pails to bento boxes, the way students carry lunch to school has changed almost as much as the classrooms they learn in.

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PBS KIDS Launches First Tablet Featuring Educational Content and Parental Controls

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PBS KIDS, a leader in connected learning for children, today announced the launch of its first tablet: the Playtime Pad. Produced by Ematic, the 16 GB kids’ tablet provides a one-stop destination for PBS KIDS’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with 100+ hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App.

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market Unveil Holiday Toy Line

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PBS KIDS’ partnership with Whole Foods Market encourages kids to learn through play, helping us achieve a shared goal of supporting children’s development.

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