A Lifetime of Inspiration

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Beth Kaltsulas, a math teacher at Yankton Middle School, has been selected as the 2017 South Dakota Teacher of the Year.

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5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017

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The election of Donald Trump has changed the landscape for K-12 and higher education. In his annual New Year's predictions, NPR's Claudio Sanchez tells us what he thinks it all means.

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Winter Wonderland Terrarium

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Make a magical winter wonderland terrarium using an old empty glass jar with a lid. Use this craft to talk with your kids about the weather. You can make a terrarium for any season! What kinds of things would belong in a winter wonderland terrarium?

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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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