Advice For Student Activists: It's A Marathon, Not A Sprint

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Youth activism in America has a long and complicated history. As students flood streets around the country, two activists offer advice to those marching.

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Poll: Most U.S. Teachers Want Gun Control, Not Guns To Carry

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A Gallup poll finds teachers support measures like background checks for gun buyers, but little enthusiasm for bearing arms.

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PHOTOS: Students Make Their Stand At D.C.'s 'March For Our Lives'

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For many students, Saturday was their first demonstration for a cause. They bundled in the U.S. capital, delivering a defiant message: stricter gun regulation. NPR photographers captured the scene.

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Pinecone Bird Feeder

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Birds eat many different types of foods- from insects to berries to seeds and nuts- and all birds have their favorite! Come along with Nature Cat and build a Pinecone Bird feeder for our feathery friends.

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What Do Asthma, Heart Disease And Cancer Have In Common? Maybe Childhood Trauma

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Toxic stress in childhood can lead to a lifetime of health problems and, ultimately, a shorter life. Here's what schools can do to help.

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How Student Activism Could Potentially Impact American Politics

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NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Nancy Thomas, director of the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education at Tufts University about the potential impact of student activism in American politics.

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George Brings Spring

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If you're ready for the snow to be gone and spring to finally be here, come along and play with George. You can help him plant flowers and watch them bloom, as well as watching caterpillars turn to butterflies, and wildlife come to life, and let's not forget those rain showers! All signs of spring can be found playing this game!

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Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless

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Social media can be a big part of students' lives, and teachers across the country are finding ways to use popular platforms as teaching tools.

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Tissue Paper Shamrocks

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It doesn't matter if you're Irish or not! Here is a fun St. Patrick's Day craft that every leprechaun will love!

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What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You? Take This Quiz And Find Out

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Are you strict, pushover or right down the middle? These nine questions could help you find the right balance when it comes to your kids and digital devices.

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Affies 4 Kids

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Dear Parents, We are embarking on a wonderful journey with Affies4Kids®, a company dedicated to affirming strong character traits by teaching children the language of positive self-talk.

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Would College Students Retain More If Professors Dialed Back The Pace?

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Why do we forget so much of what we read? Anthropologist Barbara J. King suggests that the answer might point toward benefits of a slower pace of teaching in the college classroom.

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Dr. Seuss Craft Roundup

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March 2nd is Read Across America Day and is also the birthday of Theodor Geisel, also know as Dr. Seuss! Here are some of the most wonderfully wacky and seuss-iest crafts from around the web in honor of the beloved author:

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Teaching Empathy with Arthur

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Empathy is important to teach a child starting at a young age. Explore this topic with Arthur in this interactive comic and video, "So Funny I Forgot To Laugh." Where Arthur takes his teasing to far and upsets his friend Sue Ellen. Can Arthur find a way to apologize to Sue Ellen?

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HOW TO RAISE STRONG GIRLS

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Self-confidence and resilience require time and practice. Katie Hurley, LCSW, shares simple tips for encouraging young girls to learn coping, build emotional strength, and develop their own strong voices.

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