Won't You Be My Neighbor?: Kids' TV, Then And Now

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Meet the woman in charge of PBS Kids.

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Yay Moms! SD Children in Nature

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May Game Fish & Parks

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Students Give Couplets A Try (And You Should Too!)

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Scores of students submitted their poems about teamwork to an NPR callout. Here are a few of the highlights.

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Growing Egg Carton Seeds

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Encourage your kids to get their hands dirty for once! Growing seedlings in egg cartons is a simple activity that connects young children to nature and is a great way to inspire a lifelong interest in gardening and plants.

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Books for Young Poets

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Celebrate National Poetry Month this April with a lyrical selection of readings for kids ages 0 to 9. You’ll find classic Mother Goose, alphabet poems in both Spanish and English, an ode to Harlem — and even a rhyming dog.

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Simple Ways to Protect the Earth

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What's not to love about spring? The sun warms and brightens our days for a few extra hours, and kids get to explore outside a little longer each day, too. And on Sunday, April 22, Earth Day will help to mark the season of showers and flowers! Here are some great ways to encourage your child to respect our planet and help protect it.

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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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Teachers And Those Magical OK Go Videos: A Match Made In Science?

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If you're a rock band, and thousands of teachers and students are using your hugely popular music videos in the classroom, why not help them out?

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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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PBS Presents Earth Day Themed Programming This April

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In conjunction with Earth Day on April 22, PBS stations will offer a selection of themed programming with topics ranging from agriculture to meteorology to climate change.

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Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

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Dyslexia is the most common learning disability in this country. But it is widely misunderstood, and schools often do a poor job of helping students learn to read.

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Is It Time To Bring Risk Back Into Our Kids' Playgrounds?

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Are playgrounds in the U.S. too sterile and risk-averse to help our kids thrive? Anthropologist Barbara J. King considers play and child development in evolutionary perspective.

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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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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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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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