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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STEM Activity Idea - Stagecoach Travel: 1st Law of Motion

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During this activity your children will learn about the often unglamorous and harsh realities of stagecoach travel. They will also participate in a hands-on activity in which they will use coaster wagons to investigate Newton’s 1st Law of Motion.

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SDMyLife helps SD youth navigate academic and career interests

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SDMyLife is an online program assisting students

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Ten 'Must See' South Dakota Paintings

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South Dakota artist Harvey Dunn believed that paintings should make people think. Here are 10 that every South Dakotan should see.

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How To Help Every Child Fulfill Their Potential

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A really interesting explanation regarding a fixed mindset vs a growth mindset with respect to intelligence and effort in children.

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Tool Kits for Parent and Teachers

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Sesame Street Workshop has developed many educational tool kits to help parents and teachers engage the kids in their care on challenging topics including grief, resilience and more.

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Your Kids NEED to Know: Texting and Driving DO NOT Mix

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During this activity your kids will learn that texting and driving never mix. They will be amazed how far a moving vehicle travels in a few seconds when you are distracted which could result in injury or death.

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Raising Kids Who Thrive

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Discover the Social and Emotional Skills Your Child Will Develop This Year

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Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

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Try this awesome activity at home!

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SDPB's Education Week: September 12-17, 2016

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A special week of primetime programs highlighting gripping reports from today's classrooms.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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September 15-October 15

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Little House in Legoland

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A Lego set designed to represent a scene from "Little House on the Prairie" reached the first milestone to possibly becoming a new retail set available in stores.

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Hey Arthur Fans! Theme Song Challenge

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Hey Arthur fans! The Arthur Team is challenging you to post your creative covers of the Arthur theme song using #ArthurCover.

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