Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

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Try this awesome activity at home!

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Nerd Night with Science Steve

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Science Steve went primetime with an appearance at "Nerd Night" in downtown Vermillion.

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To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

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Research suggests kids who have more freedom and independence grow up to be less anxious and depressed. But in the age of helicopter parenting, giving kids freedom to roam can be difficult.

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5 Proven Benefits Of Play

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The nation's doctors are being enlisted in a new fight: reclaiming children's right to play. A research paper urges pediatricians to prescribe playtime.

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The Most Popular High School Plays And Musicals

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Beauty and the Beast and Almost, Maine topped the list of most popular high school plays and musicals, according to Dramatics magazine's rankings. The magazine has been publishing its list since 1938.

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PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design and User Experience for Pre-K Through 12th Grade Educators and Students

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Just in time for the new school year, PBS and WGBH today unveiled the new PBS LearningMedia website, making thousands of digital resources more accessible to educators and students across the country. New features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to local PBS station resources.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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PBS Programs, Including the 31ST ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS, and Special Episodes from POV, GREAT PERFORMANCES and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Highlight Latinx Culture and Influence

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Coloring Books And Worksheets: What's The Value Of 'Staying In The Lines'?

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Get ready for those coloring worksheets coming home in your child's backpack. Many kids (and grown-ups) love coloring books. But what's the educational value of staying in the lines?

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The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

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Cutting kids' meat or doing their laundry can undermine their sense of self-worth, two books argue.

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How The Science Of Learning Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

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The popular film Won't You Be My Neighbor? shows how the topics — and the format — Fred Rogers brought to TV are as relevant to education and child development as they ever were.

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iTeach: A Guide To The Most Useful Apps For The Classroom

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Here are five educational apps — endorsed by an expert — that teachers love. Plus, what teachers can look for when choosing apps for the classroom.

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Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

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Two experts believe that six C's form a framework that can help parents guide kids as they grow.

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PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

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As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

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Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.

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