PBS KIDS Premieres SPLASH AND BUBBLES “One Big Ocean” Movie, January 16

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PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills

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The South Dakota Stock Market Game Program spring trading session begins February 13

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Teachers may now register for the Spring session of the South Dakota Stock Market Game Program (SDSMG) operated by the Black Hills State University Center for Economic Education.

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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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Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson... as Stick Man?

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Watch Stick Man on SDPB TV!

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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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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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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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Full-Time Kid: How to Make Shadow Puppets

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Cool Shadow Puppets!

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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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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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Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

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Try this awesome activity at home!

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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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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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