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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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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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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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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South Dakota Game Fish & Parks Children in Nature

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September Activities

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Resources For Educators To Use In The Wake Of Charlottesville

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Teaching tolerance in a time of upheaval.

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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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Kids Learn What It Takes To Be An Astronaut

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As summer winds to a close, we've been highlighting interesting camps for kids. For decades, a favorite has been Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.

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How To Counter Back-To-School Anxiety

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What parents can do to ease the transition — plus, what to watch out for if there's a more serious problem.

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What You Should Know About The New Summer SAT

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For the first time since the 1970s, the SAT will be offered in the summer. As students get ready to sit for the test this Saturday, we ask: What does this new date mean for students?

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Technology Can Be A Tool, A Teacher, A Trickster

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Shaping technology to some form of learning could depart pretty radically from the more familiar aim of shaping technology to the way we are now, says psychologist Tania Lombrozo.

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Tyler DeWitt: How Do We Get Kids Hooked On Science?

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When a student complained that science textbooks were boring, teacher Tyler DeWitt got thinking about how he can make his lessons fun. DeWitt recounts his quest to make kids care about science.

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'Schoolifying' Minecraft Without Ruining It

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Microsoft is trying to help more teachers use the hugely popular game in the classroom without alienating the initial enthusiasts.

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Wit, Not Witchcraft: Screening Shakespeare in Brandon Valley

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Teacher & coach Matt Christensen delivers the Bard to the emoji generation.

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GFP Offers Free Archery Training to Educators

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South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) recently announced an upcoming training for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP).

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