Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens

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A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the past six years.

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Paper Bag Wreaths

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Do you have a plethora of brown paper bags in your closet or stashed under your sink? Here is a fun festive craft for you and your children to do this Thanksgiving season!

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Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are Ways To Make It Better

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A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.

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Corn Maze Craze Game

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PBS Kids Cat in the Hat is into the fall spirit, and wants to go through some corn mazes! The only problem is, he can't find his way through. Can you help Cat find his way through the corn mazes?

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How to Make Every Grade More Like Kindergarten

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In his new book, MIT professor Mitchel Resnick lays out a vision for encouraging creative thinking, based on his research into what he calls Lifelong Kindergarten.

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Launch New Digital Series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, Hosted by Science Writer Ed Yong

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PBS Digital Studios and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, hosted by science writer Ed Yong, exploring the world of microbes.

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Pumpkin Carving Templates

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Get your paints and carving tools ready! PBS has some great templates that you can use to carve or paint your pumpkins with this year.

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Dangling Spider Webs

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Calling all Ghosts and Goblins! Halloween is right around the corner! If you're looking for a Spook-tacular activity for you and your child to do, this would be terror-ific!

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Can Teaching Civics Save Democracy?

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Democracy thrives off an informed and active community, researchers say. The way to secure that future is integrating civics classes in K-12 education.

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DIY Leaf Card

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If you're heading out to the pumpkin patch anytime soon, or taking a walk outside, stop and collect some leaves for your next fun fall project!

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USF Resets Tuition by $10,000

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Officials at the University of Sioux Falls announced a tuition reduction program. The plan is to reset the annual tuition cost to just under $18,000. President Brett Bradfield made the announcement Thursday morning. SDPB’s Andrew Bork was there.

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Lakota Berenstain Bears

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Do you want to learn Lakota? Here is a whole Berenstain Bears episode in Lakota.

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Oldest Kids In Class Do Better, Even Through College

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Starting kindergarten later could boost kids' grades and improve their odds of attending a top college. Being the youngest kid in class can hurt their academic performance.

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PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series: THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW

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THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW is an all-new short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn core science concepts through videos, game-play and hands-on activitie

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Miami 4th-Graders Write About Their Experiences With Hurricanes

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At Sunset Elementary in Miami, students are writing personal essays about their experience with Hurricane Irma, and they have some advice for other kids who have yet to live through one.

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